Olympics Might be hvf Only

Vangelis forthnet northmedia1 at the.forthnet.gr
Tue Aug 9 03:35:02 PDT 2016

On Sat Aug 6 10:50:01 BST 2016, RS wrote: 

> As for downloading from the iPlayer, 
> my experience has been that only 
> the main channels are put on iPlayer
> and that red button streams are only 
> available while the live event 
> is being shown on a red button channel. 

 Not true (at least for current Olympics) 
- see below...

> my main interest is equestrian events.

... Then you should keep an eye on: 


Download by pid (3 shows currently) or 
--pid=b00cmh3v --pid-recursive.
specify --tvmode=hvfvhigh2

(In my check, hvfvhigh2 CDN was 
faster than hvfvhigh1 - YMMV)

These are 5:30+ long programmes, 
so beware of huge file sizes. 
Happy viewing!


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