[RELEASE] EyeTV Parser (Video Plugin) Addon - Adds EyeTV read support to XBMC for Mac

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antoniong Offline
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All it needs is the IP-address where the EyeTV software/hardware is located and then (in Recordings) you need to fill in where the EyeTV Archive is located.

Works like a gem in Gotham.
(This post was last modified: 2014-05-10 19:05 by antoniong.)
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Ive done that. Im running OSX Server on my mac mini. Eye TV is open.... I have changed it to my IP, even tried Mac-Mini.local host name in server. When I type in the host name I at least get a working wheel then it says unreachable. When I type in the IP it just instantly says server is unavailable. Sad
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XBMC is not running on the Mini. Then probably permissions are not set correctly. Maybe changing the URL from "Http://...." to "http://userid:password@..........".
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What URL?
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antoniong Offline
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The one where you tell it where the EyeTV Archive is located in the Recordings tab,
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Gotcha, Im really not concerned with recordings. I just wanna watch live tv Sad When I enter my IP do I just enter it like XX.XXX.XX.XXX or do I enter a URL there as well?
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FINALLY fixed it. One last question. I use my Apple Remote to control XBMC. however with eyetv open in the background I can no longer control XBMC with the apple remote. Any ideas? Also is there a way to increase the bit rate beyond what the parser allows? The quality when in xbmc is pretty degraded compared to the eyetv app. Thanks!
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(2014-05-10 19:45)Famous600 Wrote:  FINALLY fixed it. One last question. I use my Apple Remote to control XBMC. however with eyetv open in the background I can no longer control XBMC with the apple remote. Any ideas? Also is there a way to increase the bit rate beyond what the parser allows? The quality when in xbmc is pretty degraded compared to the eyetv app. Thanks!

For the IP, if you are on the same machine, you should just use the localhost: 127.0.0.1
I don't know about the remote problem. This is more a mac question. Try to ask in the dedicated forum.

The quality is unfortunately limited by the EyeTV app when using the http interface...
I haven't managed to get better.

xbmc.log: /Users/<username>/Library/Logs/xbmc.log
Always read the XBMC online-manual, FAQ and search the forum before posting.
For troubleshooting and bug reporting please make sure you read this first.
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Famous600 Offline
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Ya that's really the only drawback. I've noticed recordings play great. But live streams ehhhh
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If you have eyetv netstream u can watch live tv directly from XBMC LiveTV section. And works great
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