DLNA/UPnP support

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Make sure that you are using an HDHomeRun that supports DLNA/UPnP:

  • HDHomeRun PRIME
  • HDHomeRun EXTEND
  • HDHomeRun CONNECT (4th gen or newer)
  • HDHomeRun 4DC
  • HDHomeRun SCRIBE
  • HDHomeRun EXPAND

Earlier devices do not support DLNA/UPnP and will not be accessible.

If you are using Windows software, make sure that you do not receive an error about UPnP when opening the HDHomeRun Setup program.

If the device you are accessing from is using a wireless connection, try a wired connection.

Make sure that you are using Kodi version 16 or later.

Make sure that you are not attempting to access a channel with [DRM] in the name (HDHomeRun PRIME only).

If you are using a Raspberry Pi 0, 1, or 2, make sure that you have purchased and activated hardware MPEG-12 codec support. Raspberry Pi 3 or 4 should work with software-only MPEG-2 codec support.

Make sure that you are not attempting to access a channel with [DRM] in the name (HDHomeRun PRIME only).

Try a different version of VLC. Due to the ever-changing nature of VLC, some versions have bugs with device discovery or playback. On Windows, try both 32 and 64 bit versions.

Make sure that you have completed a channel scan in HDHomeRun Setup or on the web page for the HDHomeRun.

  • Last modified: 2019/10/19 23:21