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by nickk
Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Channel to frequency tables
Replies: 1
Views: 25746

Updated 20110312
by nickk
Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Two antennas in different directions
Replies: 0
Views: 18841

Two antennas in different directions

By default all tuners configured for Digital Antenna in the HDHomeRun software are expected to receive the same set of channels. The grouping is used by the dynamic tuner allocation feature where the next available tuner with the same source is chosen. For two antennas in different directions: 1) Do...
by nickk
Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:12 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: QuickTV advanced usage
Replies: 0
Views: 12833

QuickTV advanced usage

The 20091024 release of QuickTV supports the following options: --stay-on-top Configure QuickTV to stay on top of other windows. --new-window Configure QuickTV to open a new window rather than using the existing QuickTV window (if any). hdhomerun://<source>/ch<n>-<n> Play the requested channel. sour...
by nickk
Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: No Audio in WMP in New Zealand
Replies: 0
Views: 10054

No Audio in WMP in New Zealand

New Zealand uses AAC/LATM for audio. If you do not hear sound in Windows Media Player: 1) AAC/LATM requires the HDHomeRun software release 20090305a or newer. please download and install the latest HDHomeRun software release: http://www.silicondust.com/downloads 2) Test in WMP. If you do not hear so...
by nickk
Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:07 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Windows .NET Framework Cleanup Tool
Replies: 0
Views: 9202

Windows .NET Framework Cleanup Tool

Useful tool for fixing .NET problems due to beta or test versions of the .NET framework. This tool is not needed under normal circumstances.

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/pages/8904493.aspx
by nickk
Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Windows Media Player - HDHomeRun URL
Replies: 0
Views: 25182

Windows Media Player - HDHomeRun URL

The HDHomeRun software now includes a WMP plugin to play live TV in WMP. This is used by HDHomeRun Setup and HDHomeRun Config (GUI) for previewing channels (both VLC and WMP are supported). It is also possible to use the Open URL feature in WMP to directly play a specific channel. The URL must be in...
by nickk
Mon Oct 20, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Network packet loss
Replies: 1
Views: 68022

Network packet loss

Network loss due to wireless: We recommend using a wired network for streaming high-definition video. Troubleshooting for wireless networks: If security is enabled on the network, WPA2-AES should be used. WEP, WPA, and TKIP are considered broken security-wise, and have worse performance than WPA2-A...
by nickk
Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:18 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Unable to install or uninstall HDHomeRun software
Replies: 0
Views: 14040

Unable to install or uninstall HDHomeRun software

The HDHomeRun installer can normally be used to upgrade, repair or uninstall the HDHomeRun software. If critical files have been deleted the installer may not be able to complete an upgrade (reporting that it failed to uninstall the previous version). The Microsoft FixIt for installer programs can b...
by nickk
Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:25 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Connecting the HDHR to a PC without a switch/router
Replies: 0
Views: 32159

Connecting the HDHR to a PC without a switch/router

The HDHomeRun can be connected directly to a PC via an Ethernet cable. The HDHomeRun is auto-MDX so does not need a cross-over cable. Software: This feature requires HDHomeRun software release 20070829 or later. Network configuration: Configure the PC to use a static IP address in the 169.254.x.y ra...
by nickk
Mon Aug 27, 2007 4:15 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Location of channel editor lineup xml file
Replies: 0
Views: 20909

Location of channel editor lineup xml file

The channel editor stores the configuration in an xml file

The default location is:
XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Silicondust\HDHomeRun
Vista/7: C:\ProgramData\Silicondust\HDHomeRun
by nickk
Sun Mar 18, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Cables, Terminators, & Splitters
Replies: 0
Views: 36010

Cables, Terminators, & Splitters

Cables Use of RG6 cables is recommended for cable connections. Terminators Make sure all unused splitter outputs have terminators attached. Do not leave a splitter output without anything connected. Splitters If you have a 4-way splitter then each of the outputs get 1/5th of the signal. If you casc...
by nickk
Sun Jan 21, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Saving a 30 second clip
Replies: 1
Views: 16005

Saving a 30 second clip

Windows - save virtual channel: Launch Windows PowerShell and run: Invoke-WebRequest http://<ip address of hdhomerun>:5004/auto/v<virtual channel number>?duration=30 -OutFile <filename> Example: Invoke-WebRequest http://192.168.0.100:5004/auto/v2.1?duration=30 -OutFile test.mpg Windows - save unfil...
by nickk
Sun Sep 24, 2006 9:05 am
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Linux + VLC
Replies: 1
Views: 95046

Linux + VLC

You use hdhomerun_config to manually configure HDHomeRun to stream video to a PC running VLC... You will need: VLC - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ libhdhomerun - http://www.silicondust.com/downloads Extract libhdhomerun and run "make" to compile hdhomerun_config. 1) Discover HDHomeRun hdhomerun_confi...

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