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post #2281 of 2288 Old 06-09-2014, 04:12 PM
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Bruce, did you try creating a playlist? Offhand, I don't even remember how to do that myself, but IIRC that is a supported feature and it might solve the repeat-play thing.
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No.
I see that is possible using Winamp within a PC and also possible within the DVR, but I'm not sure how that can be beneficial. Using the music 'Window mode' seems to work fine, it's just a odd quirk stopping (and repeating) the cut at the bottom of each page.

I did place a 'Autorun' folder in the root of the HDD (actually two, adding a "1" to the folders name to allow it to sit there with no conflict of names and that seems to work ok.

I did connect a portable LCD display to the composite out of the recorder so I can see the menu and folders without turning the TV on. The screen is small for the distance one is sitting, but it's far better that the built in display. wink.gif It's too bad they didn't use a better display with room for more text.

Abundant OTA television is what makes this country different from all others. Lets keep it this way.
The Internet is no place for streaming video.
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Can you tell us if channel master plays the vast majority of media files, does it have web applications such as youtube? Does it support clear QAM?

The CM only does the OTA DVR function. It is not a media player or network media server.

The CM does have VUDU and I believe there are plans for other services. However, all of my TVs and BD players have netflix, youtube, amazon prime, ...... so I don't care about these. I bought the CM for the DVR function only.

I'm using a WD 2T "green" HDD (the one I had in the 6620) in an external USB enclosure. Seems to work just fine with the CM. I don't think the CM is particularly sensitive to a particular HDD.

My plan is to move programs I want to archive to my network server and use the 6620 to play these files.

Also, after the last 2-3yrs with no tech support for the 6620, the CM tech support is a breath of fresh air. I've asked 3-4 questions and they have all been answered next day.
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Just noticed the YouTube feature is working again !!most of the video's I tried worked and a few worked after the second attempt.
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Enjoy it while it lasts. I'm sure Google will make another pointless change to YouTube that will break compatibility again soon enough.
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When did You Tube get connected with Google??

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When did You Tube get connected with Google??

They own it:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTube first sentence.
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Guess I missed the announcement. Impossible to keep tarck of who owns who. It changes five minutes from now anyway.

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