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Will "pausing" TIVO for long periods harm it?

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by xberk, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. unitron

    unitron Active Member

    Apr 28, 2006
    semi-coastal NC
    Even if you have it paused, it's still writing the output of both tuners to their respective 30 minute buffers, so the drive heads are not remaining above the same spot.

    The frozen image you see on the screen is what's in the video output buffer being sent over and over again until something else is put into the output buffer.
  2. bareyb

    bareyb Under Maintenance TCF Club

    Dec 1, 2000
    Silicon Valley
    Thanks. :D

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