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====How to stream SDTV & HDTV from my DM box to my computer ====
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[[GenericStream DM500,DM56x0,DM600,DM7000,DM7020 users click here for your details]]


1) A PC or Notebook running XP/Vista/OSX/Linux (Iphone / Windows Mobile 6 etc)
1) A web browser - Firefox and Google Chrome (for Windows users)is recommended however Internet Explorer (Version 7 up) does work with limited success
1)You will need to download and install the application called VLC version 0.8.6i or higher on your computer [[http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ Click here]]
1) [[http://www.jsat.tv/nz/vlc/index.htm.html You can see a flash movie on Howto install VLC here]] Make sure you follow all the steps.
1) Make sure your DM box is connected to your **[[e2Network local area network (LAN)]]**. //Most important//
1) Make sure your PC is connected to your local area network by cable or wifi. //Most important//

====Howto do it====

1) You need to know the **[[e2Network IP address]]** of your DM Box. //Most important//
1) Open your web browser to the IP address of your DM box or simply use http://dreambox

In this example below we will use the IP address of and this **[[e2Webif world wide web site]]** in your DM box will appear.

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**Now we have two (2) options for streaming from your DM box back to your PC or other device.**

1) Use the NEW **WebTV** menu option
1) Onboard streaming (open a stream in your web browser) Allows you to watch one channel on the TV and another Channel in the [[e2webif Web Interface]] a very cool feature
1) VLC - open a VLC session on your PC

===Option 1 - The new WebTV menu option ===
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**//[note this only applies to the NEW webif in the Jade2 04/05/09 release]//**

This will allow you to stream TV from your DM box to your computer. It will even allow you to
pay a different channel than is playing on your TV (for multi tuner users you can even play a channel
on a different transponder ot satellite)

**Getting started.**
//Please make sure you have set up some active bouquets on your set top box, as if you have not//
//this player will not know what you want to watch.//

Simply click on the **WebTV** menu button at the top of your screen.

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Now select the channel you want to watch and then click on the play button.

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**NOTE:** If you have selected the [[E2Custom Show Blinking clock in display during record]] option to be turned on [[E2Custom in the System set up screens]] the current time will be flashing on the LCD when the [[e2webif webif]] streaming is active!

**Known issues:**
Always try where possible to use the firefox browser for this application.
- If you try the IE browser make sure you allow the VLC plugin
- The current release of google chrome does not work as it should
Not all computers will stream HDTV in the manner due to lack of RAM/processor power. If this is the case
with you please see the next option.


===Option 2 - Open VLC via a stream.m3u download ===
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This is a more straight forward way of streaming, and depending on your computer will happily stream
HDTV to your computer.

1) Select a HDTV service for your DM box to play on your TV from you DM boxes [[e2webif World Wide Web Interface]]
1) Make sure it is playing on your TV (nothing worse than trying to get something to stream if it does not first work on the TV)
1) Highlight the TV channel in the [[e2webif webif]]
1) Click on the SCREEN icon on the right hand side of the highlighted line
1) Allow the download of the stream.m3u file which should automatically open VLC or the HDTV media player you have set up on your computer
1) Watch TV

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**Other Links related to this page;**

[[e2Webif The world wide web interface for your E2 box]]
[[e2Network Setting up my DM box on my LAN / what is my IP address]]
[[E2Custom Show Blinking clock in display during record]]
[[GenericIPTV Multicasting my E2 box to many PC / IPTV set top boxes on my LAN]]

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