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Topic # 27584 31-Oct-2008 10:31
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Morning,

Does any one know if the Freeview audio issue has been fixed with the latest firmware??

cheers

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  Reply # 174841 31-Oct-2008 11:56
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Don't think so, especially considering some of the comments on the official forums.
However I'm very excited about the new zoom options and the fixing of the video_ts stutter over SMB issue. Can't wait to try it tonight. The main site is struggling at 5KB/s downloads, I am having better luck pulling it down from hdd-player.de



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  Reply # 174842 31-Oct-2008 12:01
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I know what you mean - even the forums are stuggling to load!

I couldn't see anything in the release notes - But they do miss things out.

Had a quick look at it this morning before I left for work - And am very impressed with the improvements in the photo viewer.

Can't wait to do more investigating tonight!


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  Reply # 174852 31-Oct-2008 12:56
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Just wait a week until the "The new update trashed my Popcornhour" have subsided..




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  Reply # 174988 31-Oct-2008 21:43
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ooh cant wait either i see if the popcorn picks it up the new update .....i keep u posted




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  Reply # 175004 31-Oct-2008 23:37
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woot woots the aspect ratio has been finally fixed its got a magnifying zoom on it  now mine set at 94%  we been croping  out about 5 to %6 on the video before, on the other firmwares on there  fit to screen etc




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  Reply # 175005 31-Oct-2008 23:48
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I found that new zooming to be annoying.  Was good before.  I record off freeview and analogue so all the freeview stuff i'd force to 16:9 and all the analogue i'd force to 4:3 now with this new zoom, everything is full screen - seems PITA to me.

BTW someone was asking about freeview hd?  tv3 with AC3 is ok, but tv1 and 2 still no sound.




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  Reply # 175271 2-Nov-2008 15:55
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after months and hours of trying to get a video juke box working ,its finally happened with the new plugin option on "myihome" server ..within 3 clicks i have got video jukebox setup with action to horror genes all set up on my movies , even thou sum of them have gone in the wrong genes   minor issue and i need to tweak it a bit .....as before i had trouble maping the drive up with the popcorn as i han no internal hard drive ...very happy at least its all mapped now just need  to tweak it




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  Reply # 175462 3-Nov-2008 15:00
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davidcole: I found that new zooming to be annoying.  Was good before.  I record off freeview and analogue so all the freeview stuff i'd force to 16:9 and all the analogue i'd force to 4:3 now with this new zoom, everything is full screen - seems PITA to me.

BTW someone was asking about freeview hd?  tv3 with AC3 is ok, but tv1 and 2 still no sound.


Installed it myself with no problems. Nothing useful for me in this release apart from the zoom feature and apparently improved iso performance. I actually like the zoom feature. I hadn't noticed that on my 1368x768 RP TV running at 1080i, that even HD recorded broadcasts were getting overscanned and therefore som truncation of the image (nothing important though). Now I can zoom down to 94% and see the entire pictures as transmitted.




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  Reply # 175467 3-Nov-2008 15:25
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lchiu7:
davidcole: I found that new zooming to be annoying.  Was good before.  I record off freeview and analogue so all the freeview stuff i'd force to 16:9 and all the analogue i'd force to 4:3 now with this new zoom, everything is full screen - seems PITA to me.

BTW someone was asking about freeview hd?  tv3 with AC3 is ok, but tv1 and 2 still no sound.


Installed it myself with no problems. Nothing useful for me in this release apart from the zoom feature and apparently improved iso performance. I actually like the zoom feature. I hadn't noticed that on my 1368x768 RP TV running at 1080i, that even HD recorded broadcasts were getting overscanned and therefore som truncation of the image (nothing important though). Now I can zoom down to 94% and see the entire pictures as transmitted.


I figured it out, i didn't have my tv shape set correctly - it was defaulted to 4:3.  Once I sorted that the zooming went as I expected.

No, not much in there for me either.  Found my harddrive spinning up all the time, but that was these new casgle services they were running, kind of like a podcast system.





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