Amazon Fire TV for XBMC

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schwang Offline
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Having a weird issue. I am trying to get poster art to display for my tv shows. Using the Bello skin btw. It displays all the episode info no problem. When I click on the tv show folder, it opens up with the poster and description no problem. However, it won't display a poster for the folder itself. When I go in and select poster and go back to the folder screen, it flashes as if it wanted to display something, but comes back with just a folder icon. I've done this before with xbmc so I know this should work.

Just for the heck of it I went into Confluence and the poster artwork is displayed!

Any thoughts?
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(Today 03:10)Dignam Wrote:  Is there a simple installation for this yet? Want this for my parents with xbmc on it fed by an external drive. Looked like a very complex install.

Check out adbFire. Button-clicks for most actions, including rooting, support for external drives and app installations.
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OK that worked. Strange. I tried looking here but with over 260 pages kind of hard. Thanks for the help guys. I hope it does not come back
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Bluetooth headphones have a Bluetooth receiver. For them to receive a signal, you need to get a signal from a device with a bluetooth transmitter. Bluetooth transmitters are typically found on mobile devices such as smart phones ann tablets. I doubt that you will find a Bluetooth transmitter in a set top box and I know that they are not incorporated into any av receivers yet (although many of them do have Bluetooth receivers to enable them to receive audio from mobile devices). The two items I mentioned before included a Bluetooth transmitter that takes an analog audio input and streams it to Bluetooth headphones. Since the AFTV does not have analog outputs, you will need something like an optical to analog converter to enable you to get a signal into the Bluetooth Xmtr.
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(Yesterday 04:44)RVD26 Wrote:  How are you able to convert VC-1 .mkv to .ts?

I'll be using VLC. Go to Media, then Convert/Save. Choose the file, then click the down arrow on the button at the bottom and choose 'Convert'. Choose H.264 + MP3 (TS) profile then click the settings button, click the Video codec tab and check 'Keep original Video Track' and click Audio Codec tab and check 'Keep original audio track'. Click Save, choose a destination file, then click start. Should not take too long to convert just the container.
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PK21 Offline
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Sorry I missed this comment previously. Bluetooth headphones have a pretty broad price range and it should not be too difficilt to find a pair for as little as $15.
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Just borrow a friend's BT headphones and see if it works, then you can decide on investment.

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