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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-21-2011, 07:19 AM
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Posted By thnmnt
Has the a/v sync issue been fixed with this yet?...

Has the a/v sync issue been fixed with this yet? I used this last about 7 months ago and all my movies would eventually drift out of sync (mostly .mkv but some .mp4 and straight .mpg dvd rips). This...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-11-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By thnmnt
the easiest way is to use make mkv...

the easiest way is to use make mkv (http://http//www.makemkv.com/) it does a lossless conversion of the dvd to the mkv container which will look just like the disc. The files from a DVD will be 4gb...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-25-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,316
Posted By thnmnt
to do thumbnails for individual files inside...

to do thumbnails for individual files inside folders, simply name the image file the same as the video file (with the .jpg extension obviously).

so:

the_dark_knight_720p.mkv...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-25-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17,354
Views: 1,589,350
Posted By thnmnt
Quote:Originally Posted by thnmnt...

Quote:Originally Posted by thnmnt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18490176)

I use a TivoHD to tune in OTA. I get frequent pixelization on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-15-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17,354
Views: 1,589,350
Posted By thnmnt
I use a TivoHD to tune in OTA. I get frequent...

I use a TivoHD to tune in OTA. I get frequent pixelization on channel 13 - which is almost always 90%+

I've been trying to troubleshoot this issue for awhile, does this sound like multipath? are...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-13-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17,354
Views: 1,589,350
Posted By thnmnt
Well I've mostly been enjoying OTA reception in...

Well I've mostly been enjoying OTA reception in brooklyn - via my TivoHD (buh-bye Time Warner!). However, a couple of things are still bugging me from perfect reception nirvana.

Firstly, I was...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-07-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 1,222,232
Posted By thnmnt
yes, sorry - i meant 1.02.07 - it had been a...

yes, sorry - i meant 1.02.07 - it had been a while!

check here: http://www.wdtvc.com/downloads/
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-31-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,379
Posted By thnmnt
YAMJ on the AC Ryan could be what puts it over...

YAMJ on the AC Ryan could be what puts it over the WDTV live for me. I know it's in its infancy at the moment but I'm watching...anyone using it care to comment? Does WDTV live have any proposals...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-24-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 1,222,232
Posted By thnmnt
Lots of people (including me) held fast at...

Lots of people (including me) held fast at 1.01.07 because that's the last official firmware that supported hubs. Subsequent firmwares have fixed various things - lots of subtitle help, some sync...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-22-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 1,222,232
Posted By thnmnt
Quote:Originally Posted by Neoculture...

Quote:Originally Posted by Neoculture http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17977143)

Sounds like you have the Library option turned off. I have mine...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 1,222,232
Posted By thnmnt
Quote:Originally Posted by Neoculture...

Quote:Originally Posted by Neoculture http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17967514)

That's just the way it is - each drive (well, technically each...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 1,222,232
Posted By thnmnt
I just installed b-rad's wdlxtv. All I really...

I just installed b-rad's wdlxtv. All I really wanted was the latest official firmware + hub support (for now, thinking of playing with networking at some point). Until this point I've been running...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-25-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 1,222,232
Posted By thnmnt
I'm hoping someone can answer this relatively...

I'm hoping someone can answer this relatively simple question - Is there any reason I shouldn't use the latest version of b-rad's firmware? Like many of us, I'm stuck at 1.07 since I use a USB hub....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-10-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 712
Posted By thnmnt
http://tekobot.com/creatives-zii-rel...dia-proces...

http://tekobot.com/creatives-zii-rel...dia-processor/ (http://tekobot.com/creatives-zii-released-the-worlds-first-1080p-blu-ray-quality-handheld-media-processor/)

anyone know when we are likely...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-25-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By thnmnt
Hi all, I'm finally retiring my series 1 and...

Hi all, I'm finally retiring my series 1 and series 2 tivos because I'm getting rid of cable. I've taken the plunge and ordered a tivo hd that I plan to use 100% OTA via antenna. I live in NYC so my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-17-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,105
Posted By thnmnt
Quote:Originally Posted by ataylor...

Quote:Originally Posted by ataylor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17193599)

On another front - is there a handy-dandy utility out there that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-16-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,105
Posted By thnmnt
Most likely you ripped it with chapter support...

Most likely you ripped it with chapter support and therefore handbrake used the .m4v extension by default. WDTV doesn't like this for some reason and won't let you ff / rw.

The simple solution is...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-19-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,346
Posted By thnmnt
Since I'm still running a 2004 Plasma with no...

Since I'm still running a 2004 Plasma with no HDMI, this looks like it could be work better than my current WDTV. I'm running composite connections through my AV receiver and they are prone to noise...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-24-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,218
Posted By thnmnt
Quote:Originally Posted by csrini1...

Quote:Originally Posted by csrini1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16519036)

what is the reason behind some people converting the 40gb blu-ray...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-22-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,218
Posted By thnmnt
Quote:Originally Posted by mytbyte...

Quote:Originally Posted by mytbyte http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16509460)


I don't get AAC out unless I switch to stereo...I think...hmm,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-21-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,218
Posted By thnmnt
is the m4v bug fixed in .08? as of .07 .m4v...

is the m4v bug fixed in .08?

as of .07 .m4v files don't ffwd, rwd and they don't remember where you are when you restart the file.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-29-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 83,778
Posted By thnmnt
Still cannot rewind or fast forward while...

Still cannot rewind or fast forward while playing an .m4v file (h.264 encoded). Changing the file extension to .mp4 fixes this, but makes the file unplayable by Quicktime especially when they...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-23-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 83,778
Posted By thnmnt
Quote:Originally Posted by MrMod...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrMod http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16327284)

IDX/SUB subtitles are overlaid bitmap images so the font=40 and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-23-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 83,778
Posted By thnmnt
I'm not sure if this is a known issue, but...

I'm not sure if this is a known issue, but subtitles in idx/sub format don't seem to get the thick borders when selected.

The below example is from the animated film 'Persepolis'. In this...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-12-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 2,277,549
Posted By thnmnt
unfortunately my library is 50/50 movies and...

unfortunately my library is 50/50 movies and serial TV shows. The WD TV media library treats shows/seasons/episodes all like movies - so, for example if I wanted all episodes of the X-files in media...
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