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Thanks to all who have provided advice on this. after a bit of playing around i managed to get it working. Watched Wreck it Ralph with the missus and the picture was spot on. Only problem I had was the sound was not coming though the tv via the hdmi cable. Played with the audio settings but nothing worked. Is this a common problem or am i missing something?

 

You have to change the speaker settings on the volume mixer.

 

It will by default out put via your PC/Laptop speakers but just select TV instead and the sound will come out of the Tele.

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Ok I now have installed XMBC and XMBC hub.

 

Two problems

 

1:there is no sound on anything that I play

2:how do I find the footie streams?

 

You have to enable the add ons to get the footy. Its a sports devil add on but i think its part of the xbmc hub package.

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Yep got it. But why are all the options low quality.

 

Why no HD?

 

Any recommendations for new films in HD etc?

 

Lol you want HD streams for free?

 

Read the thread mate, noobroom is good for movies. So is 1channel, icefilms, navi=x

 

Just have a play around with it, and you will soon find which ones are best

 

Coops suggestion of mashup tv is an excellent one (thansk coop)

 

This is an excellent program and getting movies in HD is easy, football matches arent so great but they dont buffer either

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Cool.

 

There are some add ons which require a login and password. Are there any sources for those.

 

Thanks for all the help with this guys this software has been a real eye opener!

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You have to change the speaker settings on the volume mixer.

 

It will by default out put via your PC/Laptop speakers but just select TV instead and the sound will come out of the Tele.

 

Thanks coop. Will look into this

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I have the same volume issue, but i just hooked my laptop up to an ipod dock which quite frankly had far better sound than my TV, so happy days.

 

I watched the first 4 episodes of sons of anarchy season 4 yesterday, it's Fecking brilliant

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Lol you want HD streams for free?

 

Read the thread mate, noobroom is good for movies. So is 1channel, icefilms, navi=x

 

Just have a play around with it, and you will soon find which ones are best

 

Coops suggestion of mashup tv is an excellent one (thansk coop)

 

This is an excellent program and getting movies in HD is easy, football matches arent so great but they dont buffer either

 

No probs mate, its a quality channel is Mashup TV, bit of everything.

 

For anyone wanting better quality streams then the only way you will get that for free on XBMC is to go on the LiveTV channel on the SportDevil channel and look at some of the streams on there.

 

Unfortunately they are in Russian but the quality is superb on some of these.

 

At the end of the day they are free so we can't really moan.

 

As regards sound issues then to get sound if you are using a VGA cable you need to also connect a phono cable from your laptop to the TV.

 

If using an HDMI cable then you have to change the speakers from the Laptop to the TV in the volume mixer.

 

Make sure you are connected to the TV at the time of doing his though otherwise your laptop won't see it.

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For anyone wanting better quality streams then the only way you will get that for free on XBMC is to go on the LiveTV channel on the SportDevil channel and look at some of the streams on there.

 

Unfortunately they are in Russian but the quality is superb on some of these.

 

 

Where can these be found mate? i got into sportsdevil and selective LIVE TV and then get 6-7 options but they've always seemed to be browser/flash streams which are pretty poor quality (especially when you play them on a LCD/plasma)....

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Do you guys use the streamtorrent or acestream links? I guess you need to download some kind of software to get the to work...

 

I have sopcast but for some reason that link doesnt open up..

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I always use Sportsdevil. --> Live Sports--> Wiziwig

 

Find the streams for us - Nutjob streams always tend to be English commentary. Got very good quality screen now for the Newcastle game, Fox Soccer.

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Do you guys use the streamtorrent or acestream links? I guess you need to download some kind of software to get the to work...

 

I have sopcast but for some reason that link doesnt open up..

I sometimes use streamtorrent but not through xbmc or sports devil.

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I sometimes use streamtorrent but not through xbmc or sports devil.

 

Thanks vlad, where did you download streamtorrent from?

 

I go on fsi (football streaming.info) sometimes and they dont seem to recommend ace stream, saying the size of the file is dodgy and it shouldnt be that big for a genuine streaming program. They are suspect because acestream is a russian company.

 

I had it but, i shit it and deleted if after what they said. Although the quality was amazing.

 

Whats streamtorrent like, have you heard similar things about it, or arent you bothered anyway?

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Thanks vlad' date=' where did you download streamtorrent from?

 

I go on fsi (football streaming.info) sometimes and they dont seem to recommend ace stream, saying the size of the file is dodgy and it shouldnt be that big for a genuine streaming program. They are suspect because acestream is a russian company.

 

I had it but, i shit it and deleted if after what they said. Although the quality was amazing.

 

Whats streamtorrent like, have you heard similar things about it, or arent you bothered anyway?[/quote']

 

I just downloaded it from a link on the wiziwig forum.

The picture is usually decent as i stream it with vlc player.

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JUst bought one , better be good or im blaming you.

 

You want to look at installing Plex rather than XBMC on the RaspberryPi.

 

Hearing a lot of good things about it.

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You want to look at installing Plex rather than XBMC on the RaspberryPi.

 

Hearing a lot of good things about it.

 

Try both and use whichever you prefer. All you have to do is change the card in it. One of the best things about the Pi. Different cards for different uses.

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