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StGallsGAA

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Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« on: June 03, 2015, 08:55:42 PM »
If anyone uses Kodi/xmbc to cast to chromecast, Roku  or Firestick are you able to cast live sports?   I can play the sports channels on the tablet but they won't cast to chromecast.  Movies etc cast fine. 

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2015, 09:17:17 PM »
Don't believe this is possible. Did a good bit of looking into this a while ago and it's quite a bit of week for the Kodi devs to implement casting

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2015, 09:29:42 PM »
Cheers Ben.  Thought the Firestick might have been able to do it, but maybe not.

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2015, 10:06:16 PM »
I'm pretty sure the Firestick can, hope so anyways I'm awaiting delivery of one which was bought for that exact purpose..

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2015, 10:20:02 PM »
Cheers Ben.  Thought the Firestick might have been able to do it, but maybe not.

Don't know if you can cast as such to firestick from your tablet, but you can sideload Kodi / XBMC directly onto the firestick, and run directly from there.

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2015, 10:32:19 PM »
Cheers Ben.  Thought the Firestick might have been able to do it, but maybe not.

Don't know if you can cast as such to firestick from your tablet, but you can sideload Kodi / XBMC directly onto the firestick, and run directly from there.

That's what I meant too  ;D

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2015, 08:44:26 AM »
How do you stream Kodi to chromecast?
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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2015, 05:35:00 PM »
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How do you stream Kodi to chromecast?


http://youtu.be/3GdSsMmDCb8

Works a treat

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2015, 05:38:13 PM »
Just get a android TV box and feck all that casting nonsense.

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2015, 05:50:34 PM »
Must say casting can really get on the nads when it doesn't work.  What type of box do you recommend LL and does it give you a stable stream?

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2015, 06:01:38 PM »
There's loads out there.
Get something quad core and preloaded with Kodi already.
100 should get you a decent one. Try eBay.

The one I have is only dual core and works a treat.

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2015, 08:49:34 AM »
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How do you stream Kodi to chromecast?


http://youtu.be/3GdSsMmDCb8

Works a treat

Thanks.
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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2015, 09:09:38 AM »
May have mentioned this before, but this guy vdubt25 does good tutorials on different apps to install etc and is now also doing reviews on different boxes;
https://www.youtube.com/user/vdubt25

The Amiko A3 sounds great but a bit pricey compared to my 25 RPi

What boxes/devices are you guys all using? I have it on a samsung tablet, laptop & raspberry pi, but find it most reliable on the laptop. (sometimes have buffering/cache issues on the RP0

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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2015, 12:11:49 PM »
May have mentioned this before, but this guy vdubt25 does good tutorials on different apps to install etc and is now also doing reviews on different boxes;
https://www.youtube.com/user/vdubt25

The Amiko A3 sounds great but a bit pricey compared to my 25 RPi

What boxes/devices are you guys all using? I have it on a samsung tablet, laptop & raspberry pi, but find it most reliable on the laptop. (sometimes have buffering/cache issues on the RP0

I currently have it on a laptop, where it works top class, waiting on delivery of a Firestick which I was attracted to because of cost (25) and portability I'll report back on its success..

I followed that vdubt25 too when I was beginning, excellent easy to follow tutorials. A wee note of warning, his own Kodi addon is currently offline but I'm sure it'll be back before long. He's one of the best for sky/livesport
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Re: Casting from Kodi / xmbc query
« Reply #14 on: June 08, 2015, 12:21:24 PM »
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How do you stream Kodi to chromecast?


http://youtu.be/3GdSsMmDCb8

Works a treat



thanks also, but I've tried it a good few times and when I hit play I don't get the option to select an external source, it only plays internally

Maybe handy for people starting out using Kodi: download the TVMC app for Android ( tvaddons.ag ). It comes preloaded with the main zips like IceFilms & Genesis for movies. Saves a bit of hassle researching and individually loading the addons

Thanks.
« Last Edit: June 08, 2015, 02:03:36 PM by JoG2 »