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OOH Issues

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 19:50
I have Tivo Premiere through my broadband provider. Added a Stream, all hard-wired, UPnP active on my router, and I cannot stream OOH.

The app (ipad) doesnt give me the option to setup OOH.

I can stream in my home over wifi with no issues.

My broadband provider states that there are no restrictions on their end.

Any suggestions?

TiVo 652 w/ a Charter Cable remote?

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 18:48
Not being a Charter subscriber, I have now discovered that these were being used on Charter systems. I scanned through some of the various threads, but couldn't find answers to the questions below;

1. Were these bought through Charter or directly through TiVo like all the others?
2. The remotes have a "On Demand" button right in the center. Since these DVR's are one way devices, how is that suppose to work since these are one way devices?
3. Lastly, is there different, proprietary hardware and/or firmware in these that would prevent them from being used outside of Charter systems? IOW's are they any different from any other 652 (or whatever other models that were used)?

Thanks in advance.

Casting media i.e. Chromecast, screen mirroring....

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 18:34
There are several ways to go about this. Some manner to more easily cast content from mobile devices to the TV through TiVo. Sure I can do this with Chromecast but that does require I get yet another HDMI device. Like Samsung cast, Firestick, Chromecast. It should be very possible to simply be able to cast to TiVo just as we already do with the YouTube app. Instead though via a TiVo app on my TiVo flexible enough that most any HLNA source could send content to my TV via TiVo.

Inspector Lewis is coming back

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:50

It will be on pbs in Oct. Can't wait.

Stream to PC/Mac/Linux

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:49
Chrome now has the ability to run Android apps, this could open the possibility of taking the Android Tivo stream app, once released, and porting it to the Chrome environment, meaning, stream to pc!!


Netflix artwork take forever to show up on Mini

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:39
This has been happening for a while, but I'm just now reporting it.

Viewing Netflix on a Mini (host: Roamio Pro), images seem to take forever to start appearing. It takes so long that I start scrolling blindly through the black boxes and just reading the text. Eventually the art all shows up, but it is an annoying problem.

Tivo issue? Netflix issue? Cable company issue?

Recent PyTivo and VidMgr Problem

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:00
I am having an issue I have not had in the past and it is bugging me. I am wondering if it has anything to do with the latest Tivo update. Seems that the share becomes inaccessible on various Tivos from time to time (I see the share at the bottom of "My Shows", but it returns that it is empty when I select it.

Or, using VidMgr also at that time will return a V301 error to try again later. This will happen on one Tivo (I only use premieres for this) and work just fine on another. A reboot of the offending box fixes the issue.

Any input on troubleshooting?

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History on PBS

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:31
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History on PBS

Is anyone watching this? I didn't catch the first few, but what I've watched so far has been absolutely fascinating. The historical footage they've dug up is amazing.

It is in 7 parts, of which most have already aired but they are re-airing them again starting tomorrow (9/20) and then some more on Sunday.

I've set my TiVo to catch them all this weekend. It is really very well done and very interesting. If you are a history buff, this is probably a must see.


Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:38
Does anyone know if Comcast will let you pick up a cabelcard tuner or do you still have to schedule an install for one?

The Mysteries of Laura Pilot

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:39
The real mystery is how we made it through to the half-point before deleting the episode and the season pass. It was truly awful.

I really wanted to like it, but it was a mess.

No longer permits viewing- error

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 08:27
I have a Tivo Roamio with an OTA Antenna connected. I just recently upgraded from a Premier. A few days before getting the Roamio I hooked back up the Premier and began getting the error "The copyright holder no longer permits viewing of this portion of the program" on every channel. The Premier hadn't been hooked up for a few months but I had never had that error before and it was hooked up to the same antenna and wiring but to a new tv. I didn't worry to much about it as I was getting the Roamio. When I received and hooked up the Roamio I began getting the same error.

My first call to Tech Support said it was likely caused by incorrect guide data and to force a connection and then restart. I thought it worked but only temporarily as the error appeared and hr or so later.

My second call to Tech Support said it had to be a issue with the TV station broadcasting a incorrect flag and to call my local stations about the issue. I explained it was happening on every channel so it didn't seem likely all the stations in Kansas City were having the same issue. I was transferred to a supervisor and she agreed that was the problem.

My third call to Tech Support I was told the issue was with my reception and that I needed to be above 80% strength or I would continue to get that error. I ran some new coax and re-positioned my antenna (actually even tried a new supposedly better antenna) but cannot get about 72% signal strength . My SNR is 29, and CCI byte diplays N/A. The problem is intermittent and comes and goes regardless of the signal strength as it is very steady at 72%. I have a pre-amp connected to the Antenna and have tried with and without the pre-amp with no change in error.

Does the 3rd rep sound accurate, am I SOL if i can't get 80% or could it be something else? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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Picture yourself standing on

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 05:15
Picture yourself standing on this lake shoreline its warm sign I'll there are heard duck-billed dinosaurs and other kinds aslant-eating dinosaurs along the lake meaning vegetation like forced tales Kinko’s the flowering plants an abundance flying section crawling insects on the shoreline in the water their part timers large ones like T-red smaller ones public truly done and their hunting these painting dinosaurs .

RF Buzz from Mini

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 03:10
I just installed a Mini in the bedroom. I have been using wireless headphones in this location without issues. With the addition of the Mini there is now a fairly loud buzz in the headphones. It seems to be coming from the Mini power brick but I cannot be certain. If I unplug the Mini it is completely gone.
Anyone else experience RF noise or have any ideas?

Tivo-HD TCD652160 Blinking Green Light

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 20:30
The fan and hard drive spin up and the Ethernet lights turn on. However, the tivo does post and it shows no video. Is the power supply shot and/or the motherboard?


Bad Tuner - What Are My Options

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:57
I had posted earlier that one of the tuners (Tuner 1) on my Premiere was going black and getting no signal. A reboot brought back the signal on that tuner but it keeps happening. I contacted Tivo tech support. I replaced the cable card and redid the set-up to add antenna. Problem still occurs with a new card and on over-the-air channels. Tivo finally threw up their hands and said the tuner is bad and offered me a refurbished Premiere for $149 but I have to get a new contract. The "lifetime" contract on my Premiere is only 20 months old. If I have to get a new contract seems like I might as well get a new box (only $50 more).

Here are my options so far:
Get a replacement Premiere.
Get a new Roamio.
Say to hell with Tivo and get a cable company DVR.
Send the Premiere to Weaknees.com and see if they can repair it ($99.99 plus shipping for them to just look at it).

Is there any way to replace the tuner(s)? I replaced the hard drive on my old Tivo3 (which still works). Is a similar DIY replacement possible for the tuner?

I appreciate any ideas and suggestions. Thanks.

anti multiple connections at the same time

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:46
i was wondering if the tivo network has any kind of anti multiple connections at the same time from the same ip address or phone number.

everyone knows for example if you try to make 2 or more connections to an irc server via even multiple clients from the same ip address you will get a message saying other irc clients are connected.

same goes for if you try to login multiple times to some sites.

is there something similar on the tivo network?

i have 2 tivo boxes and if box 1 has called in then box 2 calls in does the server refuse the connection or say there is another tivo box connected?

i am noticing 1 box connects ok but the other is still getting the exclamation point when i hit the tivo button.

a suggestion: if the tivo network only uses the ip address or phone number to identify the connection please also use the box's serial number for additional identification and allow both boxes to connect.

or allow the boxes to communicate with each other and copy the update packets from the other boxes.

Kmttg curl 35 error

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:15
I have a Tivo HD I have successfully run kmttg against for some time, but a few days ago, trying to get the np list has been erroring out with a curl 35 error. I can get the 'to do' list fine.

Here's one of the errors:

F:\Programs\Kmttg\curl\curl.exe --retry 3 --anyauth --globoff --user tivo:MAK --insecure --cookie-jar f:\temp\cookie1770058393283147230.tmp --url https://192.xxx.x.xxx/TiVoConnect?Co...AnchorOffset=0 --output f:\temp\NPL1947516585373264480.tmp
Failed to retrieve Now Playing List from TivoHD
Exit code: 35
Check YOUR MAK & IP settings
% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:-- 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:-- 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --:--:-- 0:00:01 --:--:-- 0

more map errors, then...

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --:--:-- 0:01:07 --:--:-- 0
100 34 0 34 0 0 0 0 --:--:-- 0:01:07 --:--:-- 17
Warning: Transient problem: HTTP error Will retry in 1 seconds. 3 retries
Warning: left.
Throwing away 34 bytes


0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:-- 0curl: (35) Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to xxxxxxx:443

I've rebooted the Tivo and still no joy. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

how do i hook up tivo to my airport express?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:33

I'm new to TiVo. My modem is hooked-up to my airport express which only has one port. So I cannot hook-up my tivo to the internet if I want wireless access for my laptop and phone. I'd like to have both running... somehow connect my modem to the tivo AND the airport wireless network.

My question is: what do I buy to keep both signals going? An ethernet switch or hub (none of them seem to mention Tivo or other devices other than networking computers)? Would either of these work? Some other device??

I have a Tivo series 4 and an apple airport express (not sure what model -- I had it for a while; only has one port).

Any help would be greatly appreciated as my RCN guy seemed to know ZERO!


iOS 8 & Tivo App --- Happy together?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:12
I haven't yet updated my iPad to iOS 8 after Apple released it yesterday.

Can anybody confirm if there's any conflicts or issues with the TiVo App? Specifically, I want to make sure I'll still be able to Stream and Download Shows Out Of Home and away from my home network.

Thanks for any feedback from anybody who has downloaded the iOS 8 App and tested it.

Switch Mini to Lifetime?

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:02
Bought a Mini back in January and another new one direct from TiVo for $49 last month. Both are on their $5.99/monthly subscriptions.

Does anybody know if I'm able to switch both of them to Lifetime subscriptions? If so, how much? What's the process to make this happen?