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Controlling a DLNA DMR (Renderer)
« on: September 20, 2011, 09:17:20 pm »
My livingroom TV (Samsung UE55C8700) supports something called DLNA DMR (Digital Media Renderer). This means it can play anything Windows "Play To" can through at it, for Kubuntu same goes for apps like Rygel.

So I have the media, either via MediaTomb or Myth, I have the player (Samsung TV) and at this moment a MD to glue it together. What are the chances of the orbiter/core controlling the TV directly using DLNA/PNP, cutting out the MD?

As far as I can find in the forum, Dianemo already offers simular, any expectation it will be ported into LMCE or something comparable will be available? If I could write the software myself I would do just that but getting the TV to play already took me ages..... ;D

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Re: Controlling a DLNA DMR (Renderer)
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2011, 11:06:55 am »
My livingroom TV (Samsung UE55C8700) supports something called DLNA DMR (Digital Media Renderer). This means it can play anything Windows "Play To" can through at it, for Kubuntu same goes for apps like Rygel.

So I have the media, either via MediaTomb or Myth, I have the player (Samsung TV) and at this moment a MD to glue it together. What are the chances of the orbiter/core controlling the TV directly using DLNA/PNP, cutting out the MD?

As far as I can find in the forum, Dianemo already offers simular, any expectation it will be ported into LMCE or something comparable will be available? If I could write the software myself I would do just that but getting the TV to play already took me ages..... ;D

tia

Han

As a test if your Myth backend is setup and configured and you have some recordings in your library then you should be able to browse to the MythTV uPnP server from your LG TV and select a recording by date, channel, Genre etc etc and play it back directly on your TV. Give that a try.

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