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TV Series Scraper User Guide For Mede8er X2 & X3 Series Based on V3 and higher Firmware    
TV Series Scraper The V3 and up firmware supports TV Series scraping of Images and Metadata via a free App. The first time you use the ‘Scan’ functionality the on-screen Terms and Conditions will be displayed and you must accept the Terms and Conditions in order for the App to be automaticaly downloaded into the Mede8er. The Scraper App uses the thetvdb api and as such we suggest you join the tvdb and contribute in order to keep all Languages and images as up to date as possible - http://thetvdb.com/ 
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 This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb
Preparing your TV Series For correct Scraper functionality TV series must be arranged in a standard form that Mede8er can understand ie same structure as used by TVRename. The root folder must have the words ‘TV Series’ in the folder name and its case sensitive. Root Folder ----> TV Series                                 ---> TV Series Name 1                                                    ---> Season 01                                                                ---> series.name - S01E01 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> series.name - S01E02 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> etc                                                    ---> Season 02                                                                ---> series.name - S02E01 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> series.name - S02E02 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> etc                                 ---> TV Series Name 2                                                    ---> Season 01                                                                ---> series.name - S01E01 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> series.name - S01E02 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> etc                                                    ---> Season 02                                                                ---> series.name - S02E01 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> series.name - S02E02 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> etc
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Hard Drive Name (Label) Make sure that the local HDD or USB Drive has a unique 'Name' or Label - The name should be one word without any spaces and we suggest that the name does not have any special characters. Naming examples Drive1 - Mede8er1 Drive2 - Mede8er2 etc   
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Season folder naming The Season folder must be named Season 1 , Season 2 ... etc   or   Season 01 , Season 02 ... etc This is very important otherwise the Season folders can be scraped as Movies  ---  'Season 0' is not allowed  
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Episode naming Episodes should be named in a specific way in order for the App to scrape them correctly. Examples 2 Broke Girls - S01E01 - Pilot.mkv 2.Broke.Girls.S01E01.Pilot.mkv 2 Broke Girls - 1X01 - Pilot.mkv 2.Broke.Girls.1X01.Pilot.mkv   Specials Game of Thrones - S00E01 - Inside Game of Thrones Game of Thrones - 0x01 - Inside Game of Thrones A good PC program that will assist correct naming of Episodes - theRenamer  
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Auto View Setup Menu For correct functionality you must enable ‘Auto View’ --- Setup --> Misc --> Auto View
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Write Enabled The source folder of the TV Series must be write enabled in order for X3D to save data and images.
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Ignoring Certain Folders  To stop the scraper from scraping any folder just add a file named ‘mjbignore.xml’ to the folder and it will not be scraped. 
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Scanning from a Favourite Link Focus on the Favourite Link ‘TV Series’ and press the ‘Menu’ button and select ‘Scan’ and the X3D will start the TV Series scan and display a busy icon while the scan progresses. During the scan the App will add images and xml files automatically. After the initial ‘TV Series’ scan you can scan the Series folders directly if required. Note: ‘Season’ folders cannot be scanned or edited.
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Edit TV Series X3D TV Series App has a built in TV Series Edit facility. The Edit facility is used to correct Series names that do not match the tvdb api name list and for Series that were incorrectly scraped. The Edit also offers facility to change the Fanart and TV Series posters.   Note: A 'Edit' will re-download all xml and images files again
TV Series Specials Make a folder called 'Specials' on the same level as the Season folders. Use the correct naming of Episode Specials as in foll example Root Folder ----> TV Series                                 ---> TV Series Name 1                                                    ---> Season 01                                                                ---> series.name - S01E01 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> series.name - S01E02 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> etc                                                    ---> Season 02                                                                ---> series.name - S02E01 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> series.name - S02E02 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> etc                                                    ---> Specials                                                                ---> series.name - S00E01 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> series.name - S00E02 - episode.name.mkv                                                                ---> etc
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Search results screen After you conduct a search, the results will be displayed showing a banner of all the matching TV Series. If there are multiple results then left and right arrows will be displayed and you can navigate all the search results by pressing the Right / Left Nav buttons. Focus on the correct TV Series and press ‘Enter’ and the images and info will be loaded onto the screen.
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Select Fanart Images Use the Left / Right Navigation buttons to navigate the screen. When the Fanart background is highlighted in blue - press the ‘Enter’ button and a selection of available fanart images will be displayed. Navigate the fanart images with the Left / Right Navigation buttons and select the image you require by focusing on it and pressing the ‘Enter’ button.
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Select Movie Poster Images Use the Left / Right Navigation buttons to navigate the screen. When the TV Series Poster cover is highlighted in blue - press the ‘Enter’ button and a selection of available TV Series posters will be displayed. Navigate the poster images with the Left / Right Navigation button and select the image you require by focusing on it and pressing the ‘Enter’ button.
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Rescan TV Series When new content is added to the TV Series structure it is required that you re-scan the TV Series or the Series folder in order to build the new images and xml files. Existing Episodes with matching ‘episode.name.xml’ files will not be re- scanned.
Problem Opening TV Series from Favourites If you do not see all you TV Series when opening from the Favourites screen it means you did not follow the instructions and some of the TV Series were scanned as Movies and not TV Series. Check Season folder names and make sure they are Season 1 , Season 2 ... or Season 01 , Season 02 ... etc (other names will not work). Check for any Mede8er.db files in any folder inside the TV Series structure and delete these.  
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Set Scrape Language Setup Menu ---> Misc ---> Scrape Language Options to set Scrape Language to Menu Language or a Specific Language.
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TV Series Scraper User Guide
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