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05-19-2008, 03:36 PM #101
Anyone notice their battery draining quicker since installing Orb on their iphone?
At the end of a work day with no use, I only have 1/4 battery left.
I do charge every night, and only ever noticed this kind of drain with heavy use.
05-19-2008, 07:12 PM #102
05-20-2008, 05:03 AM #103
05-20-2008, 03:57 PM #104
when i click on a live tv channal it says orb failed to play this medium
05-26-2008, 09:32 AM #105
PS can you configure it to get digital channels through a set top box?
05-26-2008, 06:29 PM #106
The first thing you need to try is whether you can play this video via your browser. Go to mycast.orb.com and enter the username/password your user for iphone. See whether that works or not? If you can see the stream via your browser then it will also work on your phone.
05-28-2008, 12:05 AM #107
Confirming that the VLC plugin from Checksumcoder alllows you to stream your slingbox content using the Orb on the iphone. One cant' switch channels from iphone so its' best to wait for the native slingbox client on the iphone.
05-28-2008, 04:19 AM #108
hey is anyone kindhearted enuff to share there orb account wit live t.v ... I dnt have a tuner i just wuld like to watch some t.v in between classes ... If anyone please pm me thanx
05-28-2008, 05:06 AM #109
05-28-2008, 08:14 AM #110
The next step is to pick the stream option and broadcasts the stream to your local machine with default port 1234. Pick the encapsulation method as asf, Video Codec as Div3 and Audio codec as Mp3 to play via Windows Media Player.
The plugin and readme file can be downloaded from:
SourceForge.net: SlingBox SDK
05-28-2008, 12:15 PM #111
Thanks mandeep, ill try it out now
EDIT: no good. I can get vlc showing my slingbox.
File>open network stream>tick stream/save customize has sling. Settings: [this is where i think im going wrong]. outputs play locally ticked and HTTP ticked with 127.0.0.1 Port1234 ASF/DIV3+MP3
Then in orb. Add custom feed. Address http://127.0.0.1:1234. Feed sucesssfully added. When i go to orblive though on iphone, non found.
Can you see what im doing wrong?
Last edited by phonemd; 05-28-2008 at 01:25 PM.
05-28-2008, 01:51 PM #112
We have some minor differences and hopefully that should resolve the issue at your end too. When I go into Stream Settings, I click on play locally and http option but leave the ip address blank (I believe it automatically picks it up), I've left the default port to 1234.
When I add the custom feed, I'm using my DSL IP (not my local IP) since I'm using a router I then forward all the requests to port 1234 to my pc running the VLC and Orb. Then I connect from my orb on the iphone.
For some reason using the local address to configure the Orb did not work for me
Give that a try, and let me know.
Last edited by mbhullar; 05-28-2008 at 01:58 PM. Reason: Fixed an error...
06-02-2008, 02:30 PM #113
For the live T.V, What is the source code to get the ORB application in the installer?HAVE I HELPED YOU? Thank me!
06-03-2008, 09:04 AM #114
06-05-2008, 09:04 AM #115
Is anyone else having Audio problems with your phone after installing like that one kid? Or was it just him? And, DOES it work with tzones? I mean, ive heard people say "edge" but not tzones specifically. And if it does, someone should make a video of them using it with edge ( tzones ) and post it for the Masses ( us ) to see.HAVE I HELPED YOU? Thank me!
06-17-2008, 03:48 AM #116
08-04-2008, 03:57 PM #117"Spaceships don't come equipped with rear view mirrors..." -Andre Benjamin the 3000th
08-09-2008, 10:38 AM #118
PlusTV Dual Hybrid DVB-T PE310RF
PCI Express Interface (x1).
High-Performance Philips main chipset provides dual-channel audio and video multi standard A/V decoder with digital IF demodulator.
Supports worldwide analog TV standards (M/N, B/G/H, D/K, I, SECAM L) from cable or air TV.
Fully automatic standard detection and decoding of worldwide analog TV video (PAL, NTSC, SECAM) and broadcast stereo formats (A2/Dual-FM, NICAM, BTSC with DBX™, SAP, and EIAJ) and FM radio.
Watch free-to-air digital terrestrial TV and listen to digital radio (not DAB) on your PC.
Additional Audio/Video Input ,such as CVBS, S-video for connecting to other video sources (such as DVD Player/VCD/VHS/Camcorder).
Features HyperMedia 2.0 software : User-Friendly interface with powerful functions
-Watch (or record) digital and analog TV programs at the same time
-Auto channel scan and name recognition
-Multiple channel preview
-Enhanced 16:9 Wide-Format display
-TV/Video always on the top of the monitor screen
-Supports Time-Shifting and Scheduled Recording function
-Supports real-time video recording in MPEG-4/2/1 format for analog video (MPEG4 is compatible with DivX or Microsoft MPEG4). (Note: codec need to be downloaded from internet).
-Supports Still Image capture in BMP format.
-Supports Picture-In-Picture (PIP).
-Supports Sleep Timer function.
-Supports Microsoft DirectSound for Analog TV / AV / S-Video.
-Supports real-time digital TV recording in TS (Transport Stream) or PS (Program Stream) format.
-Compatible with Microsoft MCE.
75 Ohm (UHF / VHF) TV Analog Antenna or Cable
Video/Audio Input (1)
RCA L/R Audio Input
FM Radio Input
Japanese (76 to 91 MHz) &
US/Europe (87.5 to 108 MHz)
Video/Audio Input (2)
RCA L/R Audio Input
75 Ohm (UHF / VHF) TV Digitial Antenna
Specification Analog TV system
55.25 – 855.25 MHz (NTSC)
48.25 – 863.25 MHz (PAL)
(Dependent on tuner type.)
NTSC M/J, PAL BG/DK/I, PAL M/N, SECAM BG/DK, SECAM L
Stereo (BTSC, EIAJ, NICAM, FM), Mono
Digital TV system
Terrestrial Digital Channels (ATSC)
8 bits Vestigial Side-Band Demodulation (8VSB)
Digital Cable ( 64-QAM and 256-QAM)
Dolby Digital AC3 Audio Output
Infrared Remote Control
3.5 mm remote jack
180 mm × 55 mm
Is this TV Tuner compatible with DirecTV and OrbLive? And can I stream MPEG-4 HD Channels to my Computer through this, if so how? And can my iPhone then get the MPEG-4 HD Channels in at least 720p HD?
If this TV Tuner Card cannt do this, then please suggest one that does, and it has to work on Windows XP.
Thanks ahead of time.
so is it compatible?
is it compatible
is it compatible
Last edited by coolio86; 08-09-2008 at 10:38 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
08-29-2008, 02:22 PM #119
EDIT: I see that is has not been ported to 2.0.2 and that is why it does not appear on Installer or Cydia ;-(
Last edited by Flame Red; 08-29-2008 at 02:28 PM.
08-29-2008, 03:06 PM #120
It's in beta testing now for release hopefully in the near future.