Building a Media Center for German IPTV

The Raspberry Pi with Kodi is a versatile media center. Getting it to work with German IPTV in a stable fashion is however somewhat challenging. In this post I outline the necessary steps to set up a XBian based media center, to make it usable on a rather small SD TV screen, to avoid the 30 minutes offset problem with the public German TV stations, to make the channel mappings stable and to control the media center via IR remote control.

Short Introduction

Hi Internet, since I play around quite a bit with electronics and software, and once in a while something comes out that might be of interest for the rest of the world, I decided to start this blog. You may find here things about Raspberry Pi projects, Media centers, Home automation, Microcontrollers, Photography and a little programming, mainly in Python. The blog will be updated on no particular schedule – whenever I think there’s something to share, you’ll find it here, but don’t be surprised if there is silence for several months. Feel free to send comments on anything! – […]