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Valli
11-15-2011, 09:40 AM
I have been surffing the web for about 3 days, searching for an answer to my question.
how can I stream media to my Tv without using a pc media server. I was hoping to solve this issue
with a NAS-box, but I cant find anything on the web that can pinpoint what type of NAS works with the Tv
like : brand, model and exetra. Pleas if any one has a NAS-box connected to his Philips tv and it works could you
tell me what model it is and brand.

Philips - Thomas
11-15-2011, 09:42 AM
Hi

The Nas needs to support DLNA or at least UPnP.
If that is ensured, it will work with the TV.

Regards
Thomas

Valli
11-15-2011, 09:49 AM
I have an old Nas that supports UPnP but I cant play a simple .avi file

Philips - Thomas
11-15-2011, 09:53 AM
Hi

okay just to make sure everything is fine:
go to browse pc > do you see your nas with your files?
The Answer is yes, means that all is working fine except the fact that the Videos you want to play do not fit the TV capabilities.
Check out what the TV and what not at this Link (http://www.supportforum.philips.com/en/showthread.php?1067-Supported-CODEC-overview-for-ALL-models-%28TV-HTS-and-Blu-ray%29).

Regards
Thomas

Valli
11-15-2011, 09:56 AM
The reason is Im asking is I dont want to buy a NAS-box that is not supported by the Tv, because of the return policy in my contry. You dont get your money back all you get is a depposit in the store.

Philips - Thomas
11-15-2011, 09:58 AM
Hi

please read my last post and check whats going on with your NAS.

Thanks
Thomas

Valli
11-15-2011, 10:10 AM
Here is the media info of the file
General
Complete name : \\Nas7100_5aa0df\disk\TVshows\Wildlife.wmv
Format : Windows Media
File size : 25.0 MiB
Duration : 30s 93ms
Overall bit rate mode : Constant
Overall bit rate : 6 977 Kbps
Maximum Overall bit rate : 6 183 Kbps
Movie name : Wildlife in HD
Encoded date : UTC 2008-08-25 21:11:16.400
Copyright : 2008 Microsoft Corporation
Comment : Footage: Small World Productions, Inc; Tourism New Zealand | Producer: Gary F. Spradling | Music: Steve Ball
SfOriginalFPS : 299700

Video
ID : 2
Format : VC-1
Format profile : AP@L3
Codec ID : WVC1
Codec ID/Hint : Microsoft
Description of the codec : Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile
Duration : 30s 97ms
Bit rate mode : Constant
Bit rate : 5 942 Kbps
Width : 1 280 pixels
Height : 720 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16:9
Frame rate : 29.970 fps
Chroma subsampling : 4:2:0
Bit depth : 8 bits
Scan type : Progressive
Compression mode : Lossy
Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.215
Stream size : 21.3 MiB (85%)
Language : English (US)

Audio
ID : 1
Format : WMA
Format version : Version 2
Codec ID : 161
Codec ID/Info : Windows Media Audio
Description of the codec : Windows Media Audio 9.2 - 192 kbps, 44 kHz, stereo (A/V) 1-pass CBR
Duration : 30s 92ms
Bit rate mode : Constant
Bit rate : 192 Kbps
Channel(s) : 2 channels
Sampling rate : 44.1 KHz
Bit depth : 16 bits
Stream size : 705 KiB (3%)
Language : English (US)

I can stream this file from the computer to the Tv, but NOT from my nas-box that supports upnp.
That is why Im asking if someone has resolved this issue. I dont need someone troughing at me a list that show the supported files that the Tv can play. Im not your regular "house hold mom" when it comes to tech.

Toengel
11-15-2011, 10:13 AM
Hi,

you should be careful what you are writing...

Nevertheless, you should state in the first place that it worked from PC and not from the DLNA-Box...

Toengel@Alex

Valli
11-15-2011, 10:17 AM
Okay now that thats clear can anyone help me or recommed a Brand or model of a NAS-box that deffiently works

Philips - Thomas
11-15-2011, 10:43 AM
Hi

recode the Video with MP@ML or MP@HL instead of: "Format profile : AP@L3"
and you can play this Video also from your current NAS.

Regards
Thomas