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by hirschma
Wed Nov 28, 2007 4:16 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Noob DVD questions
Replies: 9
Views: 7591

It must be a GREAT access point !!! Heh. Yeah, I keep telling myself that ;) Testing wireless on a PC can be quite misleading because a PC can grab great chunks of the stream and buffer it whereas most network media players only have limited memory for buffering. A very fair point, although I'm gue...
by hirschma
Tue Nov 27, 2007 10:05 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Noob DVD questions
Replies: 9
Views: 7591

I decided to put my wireless to the DVD test. I played folder with an IFO and VOBs through a commercial package as well as an ISO using VLC - both from a Samba share. No problems whatsoever, no matter how far I got from the access point, and my apartment is very large. Is it possible the Ziova's wir...
by hirschma
Mon Nov 26, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Noob DVD questions
Replies: 9
Views: 7591

Wireless communication is the problem. Even though high speeds are advertised by the manufacturers, they are rarely achieved in real life, especially once you start applying security. Interesting. My wireless AP is more commercial grade, and it seems to maintain speeds no matter the security types ...
by hirschma
Mon Nov 26, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Noob DVD questions
Replies: 9
Views: 7591

Use a Ziova CS-505/510 as a client. It will play the ISO file as if a DVD is inserted from SMB shares if set up correctly but connect wired, not wireless. Thanks for the tip. Some more questions... * You say that it needs a wired connection to handle the ISO files. Is that a limitation of the devic...
by hirschma
Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:35 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Noob DVD questions
Replies: 9
Views: 7591

Noob DVD questions

I've been playing around with Twonky; I've tried it with a couple of software UPnP AV clients for the purposes of playing DVDs. Cyberlink PowerDVD worked pretty well. My questions: * Are there any media clients, either software or hardware, that will play IFO/VOB files like a local DVD? With menus a...