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No call out

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by dishdudeEL, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. dishdudeEL

    dishdudeEL New Member

    Jun 13, 2012
    I have an old HDR112 Philips. It has suddenly stopped making the call out. When u run a phone test Preparing works, dialing works, but connecting just spins then says service not answering. I know the phone line is good. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance for the help.
  2. cannonz

    cannonz Active Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    Have you tried a different number?
  3. LifeIsABeach

    LifeIsABeach Active Member

    Feb 28, 2001
    Drexel Hill, PA
    If you know what number it is trying to call try calling it with a phone and see if it is indeed answering or not.
  4. chimpster

    chimpster New Member

    Oct 7, 2007
    In the past, I had some luck using codes from:

    In order to lower the download speed with a noisy phone line.
  5. unitron

    unitron Active Member

    Apr 28, 2006
    semi-coastal NC
    Series 1 TiVos are notorious for internal modems that get partially or fully damaged by spikes on the line that other things don't even notice.

    There's a very good chance that this is the cause of your problem.

    But it could be the TiVo servers just acting up again.

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