Top Gear and the Xbox 360?

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  1. YeloMini

    YeloMini Member

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    Does anyone here stream the Top Gear AVI's to their Xbox 360?

    I've run into a strange problem with it only showing video for 16 minutes on Episode 2 and 3. Windows reports the video frame size of these 2 as 624 x352 while Episode 1 and 4 are said to be 640 x 352. They play fine on my PC, but streamed or using a USB drive, the Xbox keeps the sound going, but video turns black after 16 minutes. And the Xbox will say the file is only 16 minutes long. I'm wondering if there if the frame size is the reason.

    I stream media to the box all the time and haven't run into this one before.
     
  2. ScottinBend

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    That is strange.....the only thing I can think of is that the 360 tends to decide it is hooked up to a computer monitor and decides to stop streaming . You might want to try flipping between HDMI inputs on the TV while playing the first part of the file. This sometimes works for me when I have a streaming problem.
     
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    I thought the same and tried the files using a USB drive plugged directly into the Xbox. Same deal. I was thinking it was just a picture problem but the Xbox also says the files are only 16 minutes long. Even though on my computer they are the normal hour length.
     
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    Episode 5 played fine today. Windows reporting it as 624 x 352. The only differences I can see in the files are the frame sizes.
     

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