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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2016, 11:21 PM
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Posted By apw2607
Ive got it set to surround mode otherwise the box...

Ive got it set to surround mode otherwise the box will always decode the audio first and output pcm.

The channels app also output ac3 from the hdhomerun tuner, on OTA and Cable channels...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
Sounds fine. No different from a 5.1 DVD.

Sounds fine. No different from a 5.1 DVD.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-11-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 518
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Posted By apw2607
They use software decoders. Mostly with bad...

They use software decoders. Mostly with bad performance.
The only new box that works well for software mpeg2 decoding with deinterlacing is the atv4 with mrmc.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-11-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 518
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Posted By apw2607
It's just as bad.

It's just as bad.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-11-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,142
Posted By apw2607
For DD+ the ATV appears to support this by...

For DD+ the ATV appears to support this by decoding the format internally and then outputs to the receiver via Multi channel Pcm.

The new update fixed a issue whereby 5.1 movies would be output as...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-11-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,142
Posted By apw2607
MrMC is my favorite. It's the only media app that...

MrMC is my favorite. It's the only media app that does mpeg2 deinterlacing well without stuttering. It supports both DD and DTS out but not high resolution.

Supports DLNA, NFS and Samba mounts....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-26-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 22,623
Posted By apw2607
Yes. Works the same as the original FTV.

Yes. Works the same as the original FTV.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-24-2015, 08:37 PM
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Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
How's deinterlacing ?

How's deinterlacing ?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
I Tried OneVideo It's in the ATV app store

I Tried OneVideo

It's in the ATV app store
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-24-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
Are you serving the video from the synology nas...

Are you serving the video from the synology nas using iTunes sharing ? Or is the video being shared by iTunes running on the Mac mini.

I've played back many iTunes 1080p videos shared from a Mac...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-24-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 697
Posted By apw2607
I had high hopes for the last installment but...

I had high hopes for the last installment but it's terrible. The atmos sound doesn't help things when you have such a turkey.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-23-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By apw2607
It's now $1499 but I still wouldn't buy one. It's...

It's now $1499 but I still wouldn't buy one. It's a horrible projector plagued with terrible uniformity issues and strange stuttering and frame drop issues with certain content.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-18-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
There's now a bunch of DLNA apps now available in...

There's now a bunch of DLNA apps now available in the apps store. Most are around 99 cents. There's one that has a wide range of codec support including surprisingly mpeg2. I did try it but no...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-18-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
Regarding the black level issue you describe. No....

Regarding the black level issue you describe. No. Levels are fine on the ATV. However I had awful issues with the Mac Mini and black levels. Therefore I suspect that if you have calibrated around the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-18-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
h264 is supported Why to h265? Content providers...

h264 is supported Why to h265? Content providers are using h265 for 4K. Since the ATV doesn't support 4K, what difference does it make if the ATV doesn't support h265?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-18-2015, 01:05 PM
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Posted By apw2607
Huh? Not ready for prime time suggests the device...

Huh? Not ready for prime time suggests the device doesn't work or doesn't work reliably. It works just fine. All the same apps and tv anywhere apps that were on the older AppleTVs are on the new...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-13-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22,927
Views: 1,794,245
Posted By apw2607
Yes, with the new firmware i noticed no...

Yes, with the new firmware i noticed no difference in behavior here.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-13-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22,927
Views: 1,794,245
Posted By apw2607
It doesnt matter .... Even if youre MKV contains...

It doesnt matter .... Even if youre MKV contains both the MLP and AC3 parts of the trueHD track, with the new firmware the Oppo will always decode internally and output multi channel pcm. The release...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-12-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 420
Posted By apw2607
Exactly. Buying a Roku provides no additional...

Exactly. Buying a Roku provides no additional value over the AppleTV with Plex. Although the Plex UI on the AppleTv is a more satisfying experience.

Bear in mind with both the Roku, FireTV and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-11-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22,927
Views: 1,794,245
Posted By apw2607
Can anyone else confirm this? Ive got 1000s of...

Can anyone else confirm this? Ive got 1000s of music videos in vob or MKV format where we use the oppo to shuffle playback with. 3-4 seconds truncated from the beginning of each would suck.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-31-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
The new ATV Apparently supports dolby digital...

The new ATV Apparently supports dolby digital plus 7.1 however i think this is by using its own dolby digital decoder.

Sound modes :

Content -> sound output via hdmi

In auto mode.

5.1 ->...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-31-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 340,678
Posted By apw2607
The new ATV will work with existing IR remotes.

The new ATV will work with existing IR remotes.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-22-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,475
Posted By apw2607
As somone posted earlier. Rather than using cpu...

As somone posted earlier. Rather than using cpu usage the plex server provides real time status on if its transcoding video, audio or both.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-22-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,475
Posted By apw2607
In my test, plex server was transcoding both...

In my test, plex server was transcoding both video and audio. The bit rate for video was around 25Mb/s. Audio was DTS-MA and therefore i expected audio to be transcoded to AC3. Video was h264.
...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   10-21-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,475
Posted By apw2607
Although its possible to select original bit rate...

Although its possible to select original bit rate in the plex client on the tivo bolt, and use direct play ... Ive being unable to play video without the plex server transcoding the video. :-(
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