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Is PCH for me? A few questions
07-06-2008, 06:24 PM
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Is PCH for me? A few questions
I only really have 3 questions.

1. If I have a bunch of videos on an external drive and I put them into a Directory structure will it display the videos using that structure? I am trying to avoid having 1000 videos in a single list.

2. Does any of the formats PCH supports allow for chapter points (other then dvd iso) I know AppleTV can have videos converted to a format that supports chapter points, can PCH?

3. Just want to confirm that PCH will work with a SDTV since I don't have HD yet.
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07-06-2008, 06:38 PM
Post: #2
 
1. Yes, it will display in the directory structure you deside.

2. no, not at the moment. Only DVD

3. Yes, it supports SDTV's
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07-06-2008, 06:45 PM
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spawn Wrote:2. no, not at the moment. Only DVD

bummer. my wait continues I guess.
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07-06-2008, 08:37 PM
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Faustus Wrote:
spawn Wrote:2. no, not at the moment. Only DVD

bummer. my wait continues I guess.
I have always wondered why this is an issue with some folks.
I don't even use chapters on commercial DVD's.
On the PCH I use either the "Jump to Percentage", "Time Seek", or the "D-Pad".
The only reason that I could see this stopping me from using the PCH (I have four myself), is if I was using it to run videos in my class, and had to skip to a particular chapter.
But I have gotten around this limitation by breaking down all my class videos into chapters and putting them in a "Class XXXX or YYYY" folder.
But a Movie DVD?
No way, I watch them all the way through, no skipping around.

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07-06-2008, 08:59 PM
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Couldent agree more Smile
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07-07-2008, 05:14 AM
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As said for any file played you have automatically 10 'chapter' points through pressing 1,2,3,4....,9 to get to 10%,20%....90% of the file.

There is a feature request for mkv chapters but it wont be high priority with the above working I wouldnt have thought.

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