Arduino Shield Etching Thoughts

I’ve kept a list of links I found very helpful lately. While I’m no stranger to a soldering iron and I know how to use perfboard, I have never etched a PCB before and I’ve never designed a PCB. I don’t think I would have had much luck at all without the following sites. IContinue reading “Arduino Shield Etching Thoughts”

Crappy Wireless Device – Auto Reset

I’ve got a piece of crap wireless network device. It disconnects or the server part just locks up, or dies, or I have no idea, but it stops working. I am not fond of this behavior. It seems to work pretty well after it’s reset. It could be any misbehaving device like a modem, router,Continue reading “Crappy Wireless Device – Auto Reset”

MythTV Roku Brightscript App

Before I got rid of it, I used my Roku Netflix Player to playback recorded tv from MythTV. Here’s the app and a couple videos showing how it looked. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Hxu2vYn6U http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VdyIcL7wY4 Here’s a link to Roku’s Developer site http://www.roku.com/developer Here’s a link to the zip containing the demo video player. I’ve made a few modificationsContinue reading “MythTV Roku Brightscript App”

MythTV Roku Streaming Dir Remove Expired

This is just a quick and dirty script to delete MythTV recordings that had been previously transcoded and moved to the stream directory, but have since been autoexpired out of MythTV. This is an issue because trying to pull data outta the MythTV recording database about a recording that has been deleted causes an errorContinue reading “MythTV Roku Streaming Dir Remove Expired”