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Zap2It on tivo? by timgerrlists
I have an old Tivo Series 2 and I was wondering if I could use Zap2It instead of using the TIVO subscription. I cannot afford 2 subscriptions (I have 1 already for my main TV) I don't want this to go to waste. Is there any other way to get subscriptions services like Zap2It or Data Direct? ...
November 22nd 05 08:20 PM
by Seth Go to last post
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Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HD? by Ric
My Cable provider offers the Explorer 8300HD by Scientific Atlanta with their digital HD package. I'm new to DVR's...can anyone here offer an opinion on this device?....TIA
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November 22nd 05 07:45 PM
by Stephen Harris Go to last post
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TiVo is great by name
November 22nd 05 07:18 PM
by Pork Chop Go to last post
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Sorry, but we encountered an error while processing your request. Please try again later. by Biff
Has anyone seen this using the TCO function? Let me give you a brief history. I bought a Series 2 from someone who upgraded to DTV Tivo. It had a lifetime subscription on it. I upgraded the unit with InstantCake and have (2)300 Gig Western Digital hard drives in it.It is bridged with a WE800G...
November 22nd 05 01:39 PM
by Biff Go to last post
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DVD recorder suggestion for archiving DVR programs by [email protected]
My wife got me a Sony VRD-VC20 for my birthday which can record DVD+R 8 GB at 4X, DVD+R at 16X, DVD+RW at 8X, DVD-R at 16X & DVD-RW at 6 X. It is aimed at video camera applications with several standard video inputs and attaches to the computer via a USB port. It does not have playback. I hate...
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November 22nd 05 05:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What does TiVo do? (that VCR doesn't) by abay
Consider me a rank newbie. Would someone kindly tell me just what TiVo does -- that I can't already do with my VCR? What are the advantages (if any) to VCR, and disadvantages (if any)?
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November 22nd 05 03:16 AM
by MegaZone Go to last post
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Tivo Frozen - Please Help! by lilroser
I have a Tivo Series 2 DVR (one of the earlier versions, it's about 2 or 3 years old), made by Tivo. I have made no modifications/hacks of the box. Last night, I came home, and BOTH the front lights were orange and the screen was blank. No buttons worked on the remote (except those that change...
November 21st 05 11:45 PM
by Seth Go to last post
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Is Tivo still in business?? by SAC 441
With respect to the *OLD* TI/99-4A home computer: LOLOL.......Amazing! I stand 'somewhat' corrected.It IS obsolete,but I did not think you still could get parts for it.I was wrong! Wow... *I* have not been able to locate any sources for mine other than E-Bay (there,you generally have to buy the...
November 21st 05 07:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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bug: odd crashing of directv unit by wkearney99
I've found what appears to be a bug. The steps to produce it are repeatable. While watching a program, bring up the Info on a program, and press Select to record it. Then go into the season passes and other options menu and then into the view Upcoming Episodes screen. Select one of the...
November 20th 05 04:01 PM
by Nik Simpson Go to last post
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Can you recover deleted programs by Clark
If I delete the wrong episode of a program, can I recover it somehow? Thanks, Clark
November 20th 05 04:07 AM
by Joe Smith Go to last post
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A Non-friction bicycle lights generator (dynamo) by [email protected]
In this new generation bicycle light system, no battery is needed, no friction on any parts of the bicycle. The lights flash regardless speed of the bicycle and weather conditions (unlike normal dynamos!). Very bright. It can be used as a stand-alone light system (as a normal dynamo) on your bike,...
November 20th 05 12:15 AM
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Back to Back recording problem by Norm
I have a series 2 Tivo and when I record back to back programs on the same channel the first recorded program ends a few minutes early and asks if I want to delete. When I go to the 2nd recorded program it starts up with the balance of where the first program stopped and also ends up short of...
November 19th 05 05:01 PM
by Mike Hunt Go to last post
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Will TIVO work without Subscription? by John
As I am intelligent enough to know how to program my VCR, I do not need any DVR program guide in order to know when to record my favorite TV shows. My question is, can I manually program a TIVO unit to record a program for a specific date and time (like a VCR) without having a subscription to TIVO?
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November 19th 05 02:29 PM
by Joe Smith Go to last post
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Upgrade by dwacon
Got the upgraded TIVO OS with the overlap protection. Required two reboots... and I learned you can skip that annoying animated bit with a press of the skip button on the remote. Now... to find two overlapping shows to record... -- Jennifer Lopez Lingerie *plus* Gourmet...
November 19th 05 03:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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! Replacing Hard drive is bigger one by [email protected]
I have an RCA Directv Tivo Series 2 with 2 turners DVR40. I was wondering if I can upgrade the hard drive to a bigger size (I have a 240gb Maxtor drive I want to use, don't care if I don't get all 240gb) Can someone help me or point me in the right direction. I am very experienced in modding...
November 19th 05 03:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tivo Desktop and Transferring by johndoe
Trying to transfer a football game (3 hours) from my living room Tivo to the computer so I can burn it. It's been 10 minutes so far and it's telling me 41 hours to go!!! What is wrong? How do I speed up the transfer?
November 19th 05 02:38 AM
by Glen Go to last post
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Zipper works wonderfully. by Jack Zwick
To configure an HDVR2 for extraction: 1/2 hour to create the Zipper CD, 1/2 hour to move the TiVo drive to a PC and run Zipper, and an hour to debug and figure out I needed to add Ethernet Driver calls in the rc.sysinit.author file. Then when its running ftp the Tweak files, and run that. Finally...
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November 18th 05 11:42 PM
by Frater Mus Go to last post
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? Again, about list screen by [email protected]
I just upgraded my hard drive to 120hr, but when i click the list botton i get the list but no back ground picture. the program i was watch is playing in the back ground not the tivo picture. should i let the tivo call home and update itself?
November 18th 05 11:21 PM
by machinehead Go to last post
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last ? on DirectTV Tivo HD DVR by Mango
As I understand it, there is three connections 2 sat in and 1 ota in. I understand that it can record two hd at one time. 2 sat hd or 2 ota hd or 1 sat hd and 1 ota hd. My question is this, why does it need two sat in but only one ota in? thanks for everyones help.. Mango
November 18th 05 10:23 PM
by Joe Smith Go to last post
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What do these industry news stories have in common? by Sean
Networks to provide "on demand" access to TV shows AOL to provide access to old TV Shows online Ipod now provides ability to watch video on the go Cisco buys Scientific Atlanta and moves into the consumer set top box market.
November 18th 05 07:28 PM
by Sean Go to last post
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