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Genie Mini Client Media Share

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#1 OFFLINE   BlackDogX


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:06 PM

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%)


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#2 OFFLINE   harsh


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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:36 PM

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.

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#3 OFFLINE   kklier


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Posted 24 April 2013 - 08:43 AM

Mine works just fine through my PlayOn server

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