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Series3 + 1 TB DVR expander = corrupt video? by Alan Hoyle
I recently connected a WD 1 TB My DVR Expander to my Series3. Now I'm getting corruption (MPEG artifacts and audio dropouts) on recorded shows. What should I do? -alan -- Alan Hoyle - - http://www.alanhoyle.com/
June 19th 09 07:43 PM
by Peter H. Coffin Go to last post
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Question on Tivo HD models by Tony D
Are the Tivo HD and HD XL identical except for drive size? I've seen conflicting info on maximum drive capacity. I read max drive capacity was 1.1G plus the standard drive size, in other words Tivo HD 1.26 and the XL 2.2G. This seemed to indicate that if the HD had a 1G internal put in you...
June 15th 09 02:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Is my Tivo S2 ready for digital? by dgates
I hadn't thought about this. I've been ignoring all the "You need a converter" talk, figuring I was safe in all the rooms that have TVs (since each has a cable DVR or a cable card in a Tivo). Then I remembered that our weight room has a Tivo Series 2 with the white coaxial cable running straight...
June 13th 09 02:50 PM
by Peter H. Coffin Go to last post
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lifetime Tivo HD $500.00 vs Microsoft Media Center DVR $500.00 by [email protected]
I need a HD DVR and I was considering the TIVO HD with lifetime for $500.00. http://www3.tivo.com/promo/fathersday09/fathersday09.html However, I was also considering just buying a Microsoft Media Center computer for about $500.00 I plan to use it only for OTA Over the Air TV. However, I want...
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June 11th 09 02:51 AM
by Character Go to last post
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Toshiba SD-H400 "searching for inputs" by Eric J. Holtman
Unit was working fine, now I can't get it to see input from cable box. Setup: Cable box - red/white/yellow composite - Tivo Tivo - red/white/yellow composite - TV I've also tried red/white/Svideo from Cable - Tivo. I get no signal.
June 10th 09 02:46 AM
by Rich Nemo Go to last post
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wanna by QN[_3_]
I want a 4 tuner 2TB HD TIVO that can handshake with my cable company for PPV and "On Demand."
June 9th 09 09:44 PM
by JEDIDIAH Go to last post
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Re-upgrade a Series 2 by Greg Evans
I've been enjoying my Series 2 (540) TiVo that I upgraded to a 320G HD for several years now, but I think it's time to upgrade again (the HD is starting to get a bit noisy, plus I'd like more space). So, what problems (if any) can I expect, replacing 320G HD with a 1 or 1.5TB? Will a drive that...
June 8th 09 08:30 AM
by Gary Go to last post
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Using BOTH wireless and wired network connection by Character
My S2DT Tivo has a relatively slow wireless connection. It's adequate for the daily call and for transferring recordings between Tivo's, but is too painful for downloading to a PC. Does anyone know of or think there might be problems temporarily using an ethernet cable to connect it to the...
June 5th 09 12:40 AM
by Bill Kearney Go to last post
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Tivo Suit by Art
Just heard on drive home that the TiVo / Direct TV Suit is back in Echo Star Favor. TIVO Stock taking a dive after hours. No Google news link yet
June 4th 09 05:31 AM
by Dr. Personality Go to last post
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does HD Tivo show sub channels on over the air TV by [email protected]
Does HD Tivo receive the subchannels on over the air TV? An example is NBC in Los Angeles (over the air digital TV) is channel 4.1. Then there are the subchannels of NBC such as 4.2 (raw news) and 4.4 (universal sport). I want to know does the TIVO HD actually have a directory for these sub...
June 2nd 09 12:18 AM
by Chris Adams Go to last post
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S3 Drive Replacement - Internal & External, what's busted? by Wayne R.
Okay, I've done the basics, temp's good, redid the setup (as recommended by Weaknees), fan's clear, everything seems good except it just rebooted again. Disk time... I've been out of town, so the thing's loaded - as well as an external drive too. What's the best approach to replacing the...
May 23rd 09 04:03 PM
by Wayne R. Go to last post
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Paritally failed test: VHS to TiVo to computer by dgates
My DVD recorder died last week, just as I was about to finally transfer about 20 hours of stuff from old VHS tapes to DVD. I knew that once I was done with these transfers, there would be no reason I'd ever need a DVD recorder again, so I decided to try an alternate way of transferring the VHS...
May 23rd 09 08:11 AM
by dgates Go to last post
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Moxi? by Wayne R.
Anyone tried one of these yet?
May 23rd 09 06:49 AM
by Doug McIntyre Go to last post
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Tivo --- Comcast by Eric J. Holtman
Has there been any movement on this front? Seems like it's been "real soon now" forever.
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May 22nd 09 02:47 AM
by S K Go to last post
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Rebooting S3 by Wayne R.
My S3 box is having periods of frequent reboots. Just this evening it rebooted three times during playback (& recording a single show too). The second time tonight, I pulled the power and let it sit a bit, but 20 minutes later, bang. This has happened similarly twice before in the last two...
May 22nd 09 12:52 AM
by Wayne R. Go to last post
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Tivo series 1 or boat anchor by [email protected]_.com
Just bought a philips series 1 TIVO box from Surplus computers dot com. Added a 250gb HD and formatted it using Instantcake. I plugged it in to my TV and tried to subscribe, only to find out that I must have a hard wired telephone, which i don't. I talked with the folks at Tivo and they said...
May 22nd 09 12:20 AM
by Mike Hunt Go to last post
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Series3 missed shows without warning in the last week by Ted Zlatanov
My S3 missed a bunch of shows in the last 7 days (e.g. Fringe). I don't think it's full, but there was no warning or other reason given. I'm on Comcast in IL (dual CableCards), if it matters. Any ideas why this happened? The guide data is not out of date. Ted
May 18th 09 10:45 PM
by Ted Zlatanov Go to last post
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Amazon unbox and DRM by Peter Pan[_3_]
downloaded some stuff from amazon and they came thru as copy protected .wmv files, converted em to mpg's and transferred em to my tivo with tivo desktop... someone here (i think it was in a fringe thread) mentioned they couldn't transfer em to tivo cuz they were odd extension/copy protected.......
May 18th 09 09:02 PM
by Peter Pan[_3_] Go to last post
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Anyone able to use Series 1 with DTV converter? by Questor
Just wondering if I can use it without subscription. Thanks in advance.
May 17th 09 03:34 PM
by Henry Garcia Go to last post
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Fringe by jonan
Does anyone record Fringe and use Tivo Desktop? I have all but one episode to burn on DVDs. The episode I'm missing is #109 - The Dreamscape. I'll pay for shipping if necessary. Is there some other newsgroup where I can get it? Any help would be appreciated. Thank You.
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May 16th 09 04:40 PM
by Peter Pan[_3_] Go to last post
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