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WWW Client Issues / Discussion 8/18/2008

Discussion in 'DIRECTV NFLSupercast Discussion (private)' started by Doug Brott, Aug 18, 2008.

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  1. jefbal99

    jefbal99 Hall Of Fame

    Sep 7, 2007
    APP: WWW Client
    CARRIER: Comcast Cable 8MB Down/1MB Up - Netgear G Router
    PC: Intel Centrino Core2 Duo 2.2 Ghz 1GB Ram, wireless
    OS: Windows XP SP2
    BROWSER: Firefox 3.0.1

    Stream is good, very consistent, however, appears to be the ESPN HD stream in a 4:3 window
  2. flipptyfloppity

    flipptyfloppity New Member

    Aug 20, 2007
    CARRIER: sonic.net DSL (final mile is leased from PacBell) 6MB Down/0.6MB Up - Apple Time Machine base station NAT router/Wi-Fi base
    PC: Apple MacBook Core 2 Duo 2GHz via 802.11n
    OS: Mac OS X 10.5.4
    BROWSER: FireFox 3.0.1

    No problems. Even accidentally running it simultaneously with AIR client. Two hi res feeds working great. Oddly, even though running one stream took half my CPU, my CPU is only 3/4 utilized with two of them.

    Switching channels works. There are of course no highlights (was trying that in the wrong window before, the app wondow).

    Very good. This works well also. I'll try to get on the stress thing tomorrow. I won't be at home to watch it, but I can start it.
  3. V'ger

    V'ger Icon

    Oct 3, 2007
    APP: WWW Client
    ISP: Time Warner Roadrunner
    PC Q6600 quad care 4GB, Nvidia 8800 Ultra, hardwired to DLINK DIR-655 router.
    OS Vista Business

    Looks good other then 16:9 format in 4:3 frame

  4. rahlquist

    rahlquist Hall Of Fame

    Jul 24, 2007
    APP: WWW Client
    CARRIER: AT&T 6mb down/ 512kb up (wired)
    PC: AMD X2 Dual Core +4600 2.4 ghz 3gb RAM
    OS: Windows XP SP3
    BROWSER: Forefox 3

    Looks great running WWW client and AIR client concurrently on different streams and look great!

    APP: WWW Client
    CARRIER: AT&T 6mb down/ 512kb up (wired)
    PC: AMD X2 Dual Core +4600 2.4 ghz 3gb RAM
    OS: PCLinuxos 2007
    BROWSER: Forefox 3

    Again works great. Doug, other admins, Do you want multiple machine tests in a single edited post or multiple posts? I dual boot most of my machines so I will test all OS unless you tell me linux testing is not wanted.
  5. tcusta00

    tcusta00 Active Member

    Dec 31, 2007
    WWW Client
    Comcast 8mbps down
    PC: 800mhz AMD 256MB RAM
    OS: Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn
    Browser: FF

    Works great as long as it's the only thing running. Video is a little grainy but not horrible for what it's worth.
  6. rahlquist

    rahlquist Hall Of Fame

    Jul 24, 2007
    APP: WWW Client
    CARRIER: AT&T 6mb down/ 512kb up (connected over 802.11g)
    PC: Intel Centrino Duo running at 800mhzx2 (low power mode) ghz 2gb RAM
    PC: HP/Compaq 8510p Laptop
    OS: PCLinuxOS MiniME 2008

    BROWSER: Forefox 3

    Works beautiful! Minor occasional audio drops likely due to network, laptop cpu not breaking a sweat or coming up out of low power mode.
  7. mikhu

    mikhu Beer Aficionado

    Oct 10, 2006
    APP: WWW Client
    CARRIER: TDS Metrocom 4mb down/ 2mb up
    PC: P4 1.6 1GB
    OS: Windows XP SP3
    BROWSER: Firefox 3

    Worked great for a while, video was better than AIR client. Then it locked up and froze. Had to kill that browser.
  8. flexpackman

    flexpackman AllStar

    Sep 29, 2007
    Using Flashplayer Web Client
    OS = WinXP/SP3 3.0G HT CPU 2GB Ram ATI 256M Video HD2400 Pro
    ISP = TWC RoadRunner
    Speed 8MBS/.5MBS (Steady over several hours)

    Started up just after halftime. So far, web-client working fine and video/audio looking fine. Return from pause goes to live action.
  9. DCSholtis

    DCSholtis Up The Irons!

    Aug 7, 2002
    WWW Client
    ISP - AT&T / 3Mbps/384Kbps
    MacBookPro laptop running OS 10.5.4
    Browser: Firefox 3.0.1

    Running WWW and AIR client simultaneously. Microblocking at times but other than that looking good.
  10. Vinny

    Vinny New Member

    Sep 1, 2006
    Long Island, NY
    APP: WWW Client
    Carrier: Optimum Online...Wireless
    PC: Intel(R) Core (TM) CPU T7200 @ 2.00 GHz 1.99 GHz, 2.00 GB of RAM
    OS: Windows XP Professional SP 3
    Browser: IE7

    PQ very good. Once in awhile it gets grainy; but that could be my display.

  11. mikhu

    mikhu Beer Aficionado

    Oct 10, 2006
    Looking forward to running the WWW client tomorrow during the day at work. I work for a small company and I know our IT guy (yes, our IT dept is one guy) fairly well. Can't wait to see if the streaming app is enough to make him take notice. I'm not going to say anything and wait to see if he notices. I'm guessing the bandwidth isn't significant enough for him to notice, what do you guys think?
  12. houskamp

    houskamp Active Member

    Sep 14, 2006
    here goes...
    APP: WWW Client
    Carrier: ATT (sbcglobal) 5/768

    PC#1 "server"

    PC: P4 2.26 1.0GB RAM
    OS: Windows XP HOME VER2002 SP3
    Browser: IE7

    PC#2 "TV"

    PC: P4 2.80 2.0GB RAM
    Browser: IE7

    PC#3 "KennethHousk-PC"

    PC: Core2Duo T5600 1.83gz 2.0GB RAM
    OS: Vista Ultimate X64
    Browser: IE7

    PC#4 "Work"
    Carrier: TDS 1.5/1.5
    PC: P4 2.8 1.0GB RAM
    OS: Windows XP HOME SP3
    Browser: IE7

    All work :)
    Have remote control software to fire up anytime :)
  13. sshams95

    sshams95 Legend

    Sep 2, 2006
    WWW client
    OS Win XP Pro SP2
    IE7 browser

    no login required

    watching bal/buf...SUN broadcast

    video and audio not in sync...video about a second or two ahead of audio

    watching chi/phi...SNY broadcast

    no issues
  14. NCMAT

    NCMAT Godfather

    Feb 12, 2007
    APP: WWW Client
    CARRIER: BellSouth/AT&T 3.0
    PC: Dell Intel Core Duo 2.2Ghz 2GB RAM
    OS: Windows XP Pro SP2
    BROWSER: FireFox 3.0.1

    Video very smooth. Looks very good.
  15. morbid_fun

    morbid_fun Godfather

    Jan 16, 2007
    * WWW Client
    * Windows Vista Ultimate
    * AMD X2 2.5 GHZ, 4 Gigs memory
    * IE7
    * Qwest
    * 12 MBPS/896 KBPS

    * After over an hour I have not found any issue to report so far. Video quality is great in both medium and high bandwidth. No stutter or lag experienced. Like the ability to rearrange the game boxes. Like the ability to get stats without having to switch to that game. Everything responds very well so far.
    I did find myself wanting to resize the picture to something bigger or full screen though.
    This may be wishful thinking, but I wonder if a feature similar to player tracker can be integrated with Supercast. On some Sundays my wife and kids are home and I give them reign to the TV.I watch on the computer at that point. Would love to be able to have player info pop up on screen as well.
    Will test some more later and also participate in the load test.
  16. xmguy

    xmguy Active Member

    Mar 26, 2008
    Middle, TN
    APP: WWW Client
    CARRIER: Charter Comm, 10Mb Dn , 1Mb UP
    PC: Dell Inisirion 530 with EVGA 8600 GT graphics card. 2.2 Ghz Intel core duo. 2GB Ram.
    OS: XP Home, SP2.
    BROWSER: Firefox

    Streaming quality GREAT!!! Not sure how much needs to be watched. No AV lag or pixelation.
  17. Greg Alsobrook

    Greg Alsobrook Lifetime Achiever

    Apr 1, 2007
    * Client - WWW Client
    * Computer OS - Mac OS X 10.5.4
    * Browser - FireFox 3
    * ISP - AT&T DSL Xtreme
    * ISP Speeds - 6MB/sec down

    I usually only notice this when the program first opens... but while it is buffering the default feed... there will be a quick blip of audio... then audio and video as normal a few seconds later...

    This has happened to me using the WWW client and the AIR client.
  18. houskamp

    houskamp Active Member

    Sep 14, 2006
    Could use a resize funtion.. need part of my screen for DBSTalk :D
    Nascar trackpass has the same problem (no resize)..
  19. dennisj00

    dennisj00 Hall Of Fame

    Sep 27, 2007
    Lake Norman, NC
    APP: AIR Client (sorry wrong thread) I'll copy over ...
    CARRIER: AT&T 4mb down/ 512kb up (connected over 802.11g)
    PC: HP/dv1040 Laptop
    OS: XP Prof. Sp2
    BROWSER: !E7

    Watch the game last night on / off and left the app running overnight. Tried to start playing again this morning for stress test. Wouldn't play anything. Closed app.

    Upon application restart, it only goes into taskbar. Will close everything and reboot.

    Upon application uninstall / re-install still exhibits same.
  20. lucky13

    lucky13 New Member

    Nov 27, 2006
    Just joined the group.

    I'm running the Air Client and the web ap at the same time from my office computer, with excellent results--smoth video, and clear sound. I had to turn the audio down low, because I was running different feeds. When I was running the same game on both apps, the lag was very brief--sounds like an echo chamber. Not even close to the lag between the dvr and an OTA TV.

    Enterprise network with a backbone connection
    Speed: 27305 kb dl
    16676 kb up
    Intel Duo 2.33GHz

    I will try this on my home set-up later. Not till after the stress test, though.
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