Got a “present” recently: A discarded Asus O!Play Mini
I upgraded my Asus O!Play media box to the latest release 1.30P on Sunday and CIFS support really improved.
Before that upgrade I had to open the Network folder twice to get my local Samba server into the list, now it will detect that immediately.
Up to release 1.6 VDR is recording into MPEG-PS files named
*.vdr. In later releases this switched to MPEG-TS (with some impact on moving markers).
The Asus O!Play is fine with the TS (Transport Stream) format, but lacks support of the
Since my VGA to PAL adapter attached to the VDR host is not really working well for video, I am now owner of a media player that covers the following options:
- wired networking capabilities
- support of many media formats
- small, moderate power consumption