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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-21-2017, 10:05 AM
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Posted By theroys88
As of today the streams that I have checked are...

As of today the streams that I have checked are now 60fps. Resolution is still 560p. Some freezing and stuttering since they upped the frame rate. Keeping my fingers crossed that they can maintain...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 381
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Posted By theroys88
What I can gather is that the ATV is 720p/30fps...

What I can gather is that the ATV is 720p/30fps and of course the FTV is 560p/30fps. I am not sure what is being streamed to other devices but I can verify on the Firetv. Hopefully the information...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 381
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Posted By theroys88
Just received a call from the office of president...

Just received a call from the office of president and the rep did acknowledge the downgrade to 560p/30fps as a temporary measure to fix the streaming issues. She also said they should have all the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-11-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 381
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Posted By theroys88
Actually I am. It is called a three month prepaid...

Actually I am. It is called a three month prepaid and it ends March 7th. I made the assumption that since DTN streamed their sat channels to their cell customers, they would have the streaming...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-11-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
Maybe at first. Sling tv had issues with...

Maybe at first. Sling tv had issues with buffering but their engineers were able to stabilize that service fairly quickly. Vue streams were solid at launch. Now continued to have buffering up to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-09-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
I do not see any buffering since the downgrade in...

I do not see any buffering since the downgrade in resolution and framerate which was their intent. Twitter reps finally admitted to me that the downgrade was done to fix the streaming errors. They...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-07-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
DTN has the infrastructure for this service but...

DTN has the infrastructure for this service but are lacking in engineers that can actually pull it off. Like the high school electronics club I used to be in. We never could get things totally...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-07-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 23,430
Posted By theroys88
I like the Colony. The one character who has the...

I like the Colony. The one character who has the boy and girl and was being threatened by the police seemed familiar and it hit me that it was Ricks wife from the walking dead. I also enjoy the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-07-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 381
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Posted By theroys88
I have to disagree that we have to accept that we...

I have to disagree that we have to accept that we are beta testers. If PS Vue can deliver quality and reliable streams from launch then Directv Now should also be able to deliver the same thing. Pam...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-06-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
You think they will be able to do any better on...

You think they will be able to do any better on the Roku then the appletv or firetv? They have proven themselves incompetent at managing this service with any platform.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-04-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
Can confirm that the progress is sacrificed in...

Can confirm that the progress is sacrificed in picture quality. Verified last night on my Firetv that feeds are now streaming at 560p and 30fps. This can be verified by opening up the advanced option...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-28-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
Buffering is lessened lately but now instead on...

Buffering is lessened lately but now instead on both of my Firetv devices slow loading of channels. From change almost 20 seconds. Chat acknowledges the issue and of course states they are working on...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-03-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
Anyone know the bitrate on DTV Now on the Appletv...

Anyone know the bitrate on DTV Now on the Appletv vs Firetv? I did see on their forum that the Appletv outputs 1080p and 5.1 while the Firetv and stick output 720p and 2.0 stereo. Anyone compared the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-03-2017, 07:58 PM
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Views: 791,363
Posted By theroys88
Was 65.1-65.3 down yesterday. Rock solid for this...

Was 65.1-65.3 down yesterday. Rock solid for this month and nada yesterday. Back up this morning
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-29-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
Might be regional with their servers because her...

Might be regional with their servers because her in Midlothian Va there is buffering in the evening on the Firetv and freezing with the Appletv with error code QP1502. I have 4 other friends who also...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-03-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
Service is down for the second time in 4 days due...

Service is down for the second time in 4 days due transmission issues due to chat support. Took me 30 minutes to get through. A terrible launch week for DTV. Sony is probably feeling better after...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-01-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 12,625
Posted By theroys88
Got home from work this morning and when I tried...

Got home from work this morning and when I tried to watch any channel it would give me message that I was not subscribed. Unistalled and reinstalled the app and then I could not log in. All I got was...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-17-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 23,430
Posted By theroys88
I had them for 4 years and other then the cost I...

I had them for 4 years and other then the cost I found their customer service average but a lot better then Sony.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-15-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 312,943
Posted By theroys88
Your panel is a AUO panel.

Your panel is a AUO panel.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-14-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 255,203
Posted By theroys88
sweet deal!

sweet deal!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-11-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 23,430
Posted By theroys88
Amazon went down some time in the last 24 hours....

Amazon went down some time in the last 24 hours. You get a screen telling you to sync your amazon content which does not fix the issue. Sony support rep states they are aware of the issue but could...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-11-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 255,203
Posted By theroys88
Was over a friends house who just bought a...

Was over a friends house who just bought a Samsung UN60J6200 for 700 dollars at Walmart and I can tell you that the picture looked like crap. I did a quick calibration but the picture still looked...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-10-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 255,203
Posted By theroys88
If I can remember when you change it to the...

If I can remember when you change it to the source you want you have to push the tools button to edit the input. Not intuitive to say the least.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-10-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 23,430
Posted By theroys88
The only two decent ones are Spike and Comedy...

The only two decent ones are Spike and Comedy Central. My sons love Comedy Central and I do enjoy spike when I want to indulge in a Cops marathon. What sucks is the short notice from Sony. They...
Forum: HDTV Technical   10-12-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 42,064
Posted By theroys88
I did notice back last year when they fixed the...

I did notice back last year when they fixed the guide issue was that if you pushed the info button on the show, the box that originally had the information was blank. Figured they had to do that to...
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