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Hopper/Joey and DLNA music

Discussion in 'Hopper System Support Forum' started by PhilBiker, Sep 25, 2013.

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  1. PhilBiker

    PhilBiker New Member

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    I just had a Hopper/Joey system installed and so far I love it. I'm trying to set up DLNA so that I can stream my music files on my Hopper/Joeys. I set up DLNA in Windows 8 and it streams just fine to my Android phone, an old Windows 7 laptop, and a Sony BDP-590 Blu-Ray player. I can see the server on the Hopper/Joey, however, when I select "albums" or "artists" I get a blank screen with "No Events To Display". On the Android, Blu-Ray Player, and laptop I get a list of albums/artists/whatever. All the music is in MP3 format. Any clues as to what's going on here? I also have an iPad and the DLNA app I installed there doesn't see anything either. Thanks in advance for any help.
     
  2. some guy

    some guy Godfather

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  3. PhilBiker

    PhilBiker New Member

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    Yeah, it started working and it's cool.

    However, the workflow in that link is the opposite of what I'm doing. I'm not playing songs from my Windows Media Player on the Hopper/Joey; I want to be able to select the songs and play them back from the DLNA server on the Hopper/Joey using the Hopper/Joey as the player. This works great, with one major caveat. When I select an "album" on the Hopper/Joey it plays the songs back in alphabetical order, not track order. I reported this to Dish as a bug. Reminds me of the early 2000s and the first generations of MP3 players that played the songs in alpha order. Completely nonsensical.
     
  4. JeffN9

    JeffN9 Legend

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    You may also want to consider the free My Media software from Playon. I had all kinds of problems trying to get Windows Media to work. Finally I gave up and tried the new one, works great.
     

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