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Playing video to Monitor on RPi4

Started by Kensington Graves, March 17, 2022, 05:30:59 PM

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Kensington Graves

I feel stupid asking this question because it's one of those things that should "just work." 

I have a monitor attached to the RPi4 to test video playback.  The monitor displays boot information, so I'm fairly confident that it's outputting the video.

I have a playlist created populated with a single video file (.mp4), media file only.  FPP is set to "force HDMI" and HDMI as default video output.

However, I get no output to the monitor when I play the video from FPP.  The screen doesn't even blank out the boot information.  The video file is probably 1920x1080, but a RPi 4 can handle 4k resolution, so I don't think that's the problem. I must be doing something wrong, and it has to be something simple.  Screenshots of settings are attached.

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ETA: Disregard.  Removing spaces from the video name appeared to solve the problem.

darkman28

Is your video added to your playlist Hale Street Demo?

or

Use the dropdown and select the exact file name.

JonD

Don't think you can just upload a video file and hit play.  You might need to setup an output such as a virtual display or something similar.  Take a look at the virtual display/virtual matrix options in the FPP manual.  

1920x1080 is 2 million pixels (6 million channels) and that is a LOT of data for a Pi.  Might need to shrink it down.

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TomsLEDs

Quote from: Kensington Graves on March 17, 2022, 05:30:59 PMETA: Disregard.  Removing spaces from the video name appeared to solve the problem.
Curious, did you rename the video file before uploading or in the playlist on FPP?

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