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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-21-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3,465
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Posted By TPeterson
Sorry that I was unclear. The "TV OUT" key is on...

Sorry that I was unclear. The "TV OUT" key is on the TViX remote. Pressing that key will cause the TViX to cycle through its output modes and formats. Eventually it will stumble across one that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 714,549
Posted By TPeterson
Francesco, it sounds as though your TViX is not...

Francesco, it sounds as though your TViX is not outputting the right signal format for your TV. You should be able to get going again by pressing the key marked "TV OUT" repeatedly, with a pause...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 714,549
Posted By TPeterson
Jim, in case you're still waiting for help (I...

Jim, in case you're still waiting for help (I just noticed your post now when the next one was placed today) I'll try.

First, I doubt that a 2010 FW will give you much 2015 codec improvement over...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-08-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
Thanks for the confirmation, Steve! We still...

Thanks for the confirmation, Steve! We still need to issue an update to handle properly the changes in Java 8 and Win 8.x and 10, but with those done we'll be able to help out the HDHR and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-08-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
The heads-up is appreciated. :)

The heads-up is appreciated. :)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-08-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
It seems normal now here too. I just ran a...

It seems normal now here too. I just ran a manual download without issue. Steve, maybe you should move your Autorun to later in the day so that the sleepy heads further West can have a chance to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-02-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12,542
Views: 1,041,103
Posted By TPeterson
Thumbs down More KNTV stunts?

I just recently realized that the recording I made on Wednesday of "Chicago PD" was from the CoziTV subchannel! And it was evidently delayed some minutes from its scheduled time so that the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-27-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12,542
Views: 1,041,103
Posted By TPeterson
Patty, they have to letterbox any HD programs...

Patty, they have to letterbox any HD programs that they rebroadcast, unless they crop the picture, because their SD programs are all in 4:3 AR. I don't know why they don't use 16:9 AR 480p for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-21-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12,542
Views: 1,041,103
Posted By TPeterson
Sorry, I missed a day's posts recently and only...

Sorry, I missed a day's posts recently and only saw this tonight. Nani, you have the same tool that I used: CW_EPG...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-20-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
In the long run we're all "doomed", Nani. ;) ...

In the long run we're all "doomed", Nani. ;) It's about time that HDHR produced a complete product and they should be able to make some polished software for $100k (OK, so it will end up costing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
Chris-- Yes, there is an issue in all...

Chris--

Yes, there is an issue in all Windows versions after upgrading to Java 8. The issue is that Java 8 has dropped support for the driver that CWHelper uses to access the MDB file where it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12,542
Views: 1,041,103
Posted By TPeterson
Nope. An "audio only" unit would have the same...

Nope. An "audio only" unit would have the same decoding problems as any ATSC tuner and therefore would not be any more stable.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-19-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
Update on Win8, 10 and Java 8 compatibility

Dale and I have been looking at this problem (and the Java 8 one) and he's created a fix such that CW_EPG will work with these newer OSes. But we've run into a bug in the new driver that was needed,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-19-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12,542
Views: 1,041,103
Posted By TPeterson
They sort-of are (here:...

They sort-of are (here: http://smile.amazon.com/Naxa-NT-301-3-5-Inch-Digital-Television/dp/B003IKGMVK/), since a 3.5" screen basically doesn't count as a "TV". :D Actually, the cost of an audio-only...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12,542
Views: 1,041,103
Posted By TPeterson
I can confirm that there's something amiss with...

I can confirm that there's something amiss with KNTV transmissions. I have statistics on the recording quality for the programs that I've captured during the past 3 weeks (49 total programs from 6...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,305
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Posted By TPeterson
Something new every day, eh? :D

Something new every day, eh? :D
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-13-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
Looks as though you'll have to bite the Java...

Looks as though you'll have to bite the Java bullet, Nani, if you're going to watch the aeroplanes. :eek:

I would do so only with the latest Java and even then I'd try running Volans in a Virtual...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-05-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
ebo, I dropped cable instantly when they...

ebo, I dropped cable instantly when they encrypted my local channels and I don't have a Prime HDHR box so my information is all third hand, but IIUC, the CW_EPG users who have jumped the hoops to get...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-04-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
tranle (Minh) and Dartman: By "on" I mean that...

tranle (Minh) and Dartman: By "on" I mean that the PC is in ACPI state S0. The "normal" method of running CW_EPG on an HTPC is to set the machine up via Power Options to go to sleep (S3 or S4, your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-03-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
Only that you lose whatever security enhancements...

Only that you lose whatever security enhancements were added. But that is pretty insignificant if you turn off Java in your browser, which is the course recommended by the IT security experts...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-03-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
OK, let me amplify (and maybe tone down) on the...

OK, let me amplify (and maybe tone down) on the Java 8 warning. The break is caused by the fact that Java 8 stopped supporting an earlier mechanism for accessing Microsoft ODBC data sources (i.e.,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-03-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
Update on Win10 (and Win8)

I've now got arms around the second issue, which is actually a bit different from what I was thinking and also affects CW_EPG operation in Windows 8. Also, I discovered a third issue that has nothing...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-29-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 383,712
Posted By TPeterson
Cool Calling all bit-chomping Windows 10 fans

Good news. I just set up a test PC (a cute little Zotac ZBox fanless job with a Haswell I5 inside) and installed the latest Win10 Tech Preview OS, followed by Chrome, VLC, Java 8-40, HDHomeRun sw,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-22-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12,576
Views: 1,337,418
Posted By TPeterson
Chris-- Mine are coming in again now, not to...

Chris--

Mine are coming in again now, not to junk. It was the system-wide issue that Nanni pointed out. (Add AVS Forum to your trusted senders and you won't need a rule)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-21-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12,576
Views: 1,337,418
Posted By TPeterson
Carnivore-- Your MDP100 will work just fine...

Carnivore--

Your MDP100 will work just fine for viewing/recording over-the-air DTV. You can install it using the same software as for the MDP130 (links provided a few posts above by SFischer1). ...
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