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Genie Mini Client Media Share

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Connected Home' started by BlackDogX, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. BlackDogX

    BlackDogX New Member

    Aug 3, 2012
    Has anyone been able to get video to play on their Genie Mini Client? I can play videos via Media Share on the Genie and a HD-DVR (HR21-100) that are both hooked up to my network, but when I try and play video on the Mini Client all I get is a black screen.

    I have transcoded the video to MPEG2 video and audio formats (See MediaInfo below). Is there a different format, codec or bitrate for the client?

    Format : MPEG-PS
    File size : 346 MiB
    Duration : 23mn 33s
    Overall bit rate : 2 052 Kbps
    ID : 224 (0xE0)
    Format : MPEG Video
    Format version : Version 2
    Format profile : Main@Main
    Format settings, BVOP : Yes
    Format settings, Matrix : Default
    Format settings, GOP : M=3, N=15
    Duration : 23mn 33s
    Bit rate mode : Variable
    Bit rate : 1 755 Kbps
    Nominal bit rate : 3 500 Kbps
    Width : 720 pixels
    Height : 480 pixels
    Display aspect ratio : 16:9
    Frame rate : 29.970 fps
    Standard : NTSC
    Color space : YUV
    Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
    Bit depth : 8 bits
    Scan type : Progressive
    Compression mode : Lossy
    Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.169
    Stream size : 296 MiB (86%)

    ID : 192 (0xC0)
    Format : MPEG Audio
    Format version : Version 1
    Format profile : Layer 2
    Duration : 23mn 33s
    Bit rate mode : Constant
    Bit rate : 256 Kbps
    Channel(s) : 2 channels
    Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz
    Compression mode : Lossy
    Delay relative to video : -58ms
    Stream size : 43.1 MiB (12%)
  2. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

    Jun 14, 2003
    Salem, OR
    The answers you get here will very likely be similar to the answers you got on the DIRECTV forum.

    A media server with transcode capability is pretty much required.
  3. kklier

    kklier Cool Member

    Dec 19, 2007
    Mine works just fine through my PlayOn server

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