mijim
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Pi 4 to sync 2 HD videos ?

Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:35 am

Hi
I can find this anywhere on the forum.
but has anyone know / used one Pi 4 to sync 2 HD videos (one out of each HDMI out) But needs to be synced together.
Would like to know if it possible before I Buy one for a project.

please post a links to scripts etc, if its possible.

many thanks.

hiro_pitagonist
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Joined: Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:00 am

Re: Pi 4 to sync 2 HD videos ?

Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:47 pm

Ask the omxplayer folks (popcornmix in particular).

https://github.com/popcornmix/omxplayer

aBUGSworstnightmare
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Joined: Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:35 pm

Re: Pi 4 to sync 2 HD videos ?

Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:51 am

What means 'synced'? Frame synced i.e. or ???
write a script which starts two omxplayers, each of them writing to another HDMI (HDMI0=2, HDMI1=7)

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omxplayer --display=4 --win "0 0 800 480" /home/pi/Videos/trailer_1080p.mov
omxplayer --display=7 --win "0 0 1280 1024" /home/pi/Videos/trailer_1080p.mov
This also uses window mode to play video in a paricular area of the screens.Then see if this is 'synced' enough.

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