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Gold Rush Season 5 Thread

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:57
Is anyone still watching this show with me?

I admit I get very annoyed a lot of times, especially when they feature he Hoffmans, but I still keep coming back and watch every week.

This season looks interesting as they have brought Tony Beets in as a regular, and they are following him in an attempt to restore and use an old Dredge, I hope they can make that old thing work again, that would be really cool to see.


Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:22
New to TiVo and wanted the opinions of the veteran Tivo owners here. Do you folks think it is wise to buy the extended warranty? I normally don't get them but thinking this might be worth doing. What are your thoughts?


Can Mini create a Moca network

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:56
I know you can use your Roamio to create a moca network if you have a ethernet connection. But can you do that with a mini. If I can an ethernet connection for my Mini, can a Moca network be created or does that just work with the Roamio?

"New Only", I can’t trust you

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:59
Hmm, that’s funny, I’m pretty sure there should be a new Adventure Time in here somewhere. [Check History] Let’s see, “Ghost Fly”, new, wasn’t recorded why? “Not New”. WHAAAA?

I’ve never trusted “Record New Only”, as over a long history of three models of TiVo, situations like the former are all too common. Thankfully, Adventure Time does a nice job of repeating the newisodes all week.

…back to “New and Repeats” with you, young man.

Record one channel while watching another

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:14
Hi all,
I have already looked all over the internet and asked tivo about this. I have the Tivo Series 2 which I believe is a single tuner. I know that it is impossible to record one show while watching another. I have satellite tv - Dish network. The receiver I have for this is DISH ViP 222 Duo HD Receiver. I was wondering if there is a way to hook the tivo up to the 2nd tuner? I don't know much about the setup of the satellite. If this is possible could you please let me know how I can set it up. Thank you in advance.

Sons of Anarchy - "The Separation of Crows" - 10/29/14

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 07:49
And the mayhem continues. No more riding for Bobby. Five to go, I'm enjoying the final season.

Kindle Fire 6 can only stream SD content

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:57
Hey guys, I have a brand new Kindle Fire 6 (8GB model) and was excited to see the Tivo app in the Amazon App Store.

Unfortunately it turns out that I can only stream stuff that was recorded in SD. Codec problem? Bummer. I hope there's a fix in the works.

Finally entering the realm of HD. Need to make PyTivo changes?

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:48
So I have finally obtained a fancy new HDTV, and have a TIVO Premiere XL on the way. What changes if any do I need to make to my working PyTivo install?

No internet connection when using Kmttg or Pytivo

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:08
I have a Tivo Rroamio pro with windows 8.1 installed on my computer Since about 3 pm Today I an not able to connect to Tivo to downloads programs The connect times out using pytivo. I have kmttg version 1.1e installed. I have tried using the network and use beacon instead bangor.
I get this in kmttg.

>> Getting Now Playing List from CADDY ...
C:\KMTTG\curl\curl.exe --retry 3 --anyauth --globoff --user tivo:MAK --insecure --cookie-jar C:\Users\???\AppData\Local\Temp\cookie7740505444067619115.tm p --url[/url] --output C:\Users\????\AppData\Local\Temp\NPL513110759160768805.tmp
Failed to retrieve Now Playing List from ????
Exit code: 35
Check YOUR MAK & IP settings

curl: (35) Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to

My MAK is correct and m. router is reading which is what my TiVo is set to.
What could be wrong?

MoCa network seems connected - but no

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:41
Just connected a 6-tuner Roamio to a mini with coax, and on the Roamio network status it says "Ethernet + MoCa" and in the "MoCa details", it says the network is "up" and I have 2 nodes. When I unplug the mini, the network is "down" and 0 nodes. So, there's something between them. But I can't get through the mini guided setup. Either an N02 or an N07 error - basically router not found. I work in a Corporate environment, and the IT staff is supernaturally unhelpful in every way. So, hopefully I won't have to mess with the router or anything like that - any thoughts?

I'm using a MoCa setup because IT gave me one IP address for the TiVo and I was lucky to get that - so Ethernet Internet connection is pretty much not possible for anything but the Roamio itself.

Huge FCC rule change could make internet TV a reality

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:33

Quote: As far as FCC chair Tom Wheeler is concerned, there should be no difference between cable, satellite, and internet TV providers, so long as they're all offering the same service. "Twenty-first century consumers shouldn’t be shackled to rules that only recognize 20th century technology," Wheeler writes in a blog post today. Likewise, the rule change would also mean that current cable networks remain regulated the same way should they move online. If I were TiVo I would try to be a real player in this field. What will be missing is a high end delivery mechanism - something more than what the standard streaming box is able to deliver.

TiVo has the horsepower to compete with XBone and PS4 and the design and infrastructure to deliver a consumer friendly product. I am not suggesting that TiVo try to become a content provider, but they should definitely look for early partnerships.

Amazon tivo purchase

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:19
Can month to month service be transferred to roamios bought from Amazon? they would be cheaper than the upgrade pricing from Tivo and transferring the service from the current premieres and allow us to take our time switching out the tivos.

Deal on Roamio Lifetime Subscription?

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:39
I bought my TiVo Roamio and 2 x Minis last year in November.
At the time I did not get a lifetime subscription on any of them.

When I saw that TiVo is now selling the Mini for $150 with the subscription I called last month and tried to upgrade my Mini's for $50, but failed.

I then saw an add offering a Roamio lifetime subscription for $399.99 and called once again.
I told the agent I wanted to upgrade my Roamio for $399.99 and my Mini's for $50/each.
He reluctantly said he could do the deal Minis, but the Roamio discount was only for existing users so I would need to pay the full $499.99.
I went ahead and upgraded the mini's but not the Roamio.

My contract is up in a few days and I plan to keep my Tivo's for at least few more years.
For $399.00 the payback is 27 months, but $499.99 is 33 months and that may be pushing it.

Has anyone been able to finagle a deal on the lifetime?

Tuning Adapter?

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:13
Roamio Basic

I have Starter TV with TWC. (Channels 2-22) Have a CC & TA installed also. Do I really need a TA with this channel lineup? I have no need for their Guide and of course it won't do On-Demand.

Also, is there a way to mark a channel as a "favorite" while viewing that channel? Still learning the TiVo.

No Vudu or Amazon Prime for Premiere

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 14:34
TiVo has posted a new Vudu support note and updated their Amazon Instant note:


TiVo iOS App updated to 3.4

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 14:17
Not sure if this is new to the 3.4 iOS app, or TiVo software 20.4.5 (or a combination of both or neither), but for the first time ever, I was getting 7 dots of quality on a stream going from my home to my workplace wifi.

Disclosure: both locations are Comcast internet accounts and I reside less than a mile from my work. I have a Roamio plus at home, wired with Cat5 to my router and was sending to an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.1.

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CableCARD - Host id and Data id are both missing

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 14:11
I recently had to change cablecards due to changing accounts. Once I received the new cablecard I performed a guided setup per the instructions on Tivo's website. However, as soon as I insert the cablecard all it shows is the CableCARD is inserted and the diagnostic screen does not appear at all. After viewing the conditional access and cablecard status screens and compared it to the info found on TiVo’s website I knew something was wrong. Here is what I received on both screens.

Conditional access
Con : yes
val: I 0x1c
auth : xs
cci: 0x00 ?
Cablecard status :
Unit address shows

Both the host and data ids are missing and I have no clue as to what the problem is. Heck, the troubleshooting shows absolutely nothing for XS under auth. I have a TiVo Premiere XL4 with a Motorola CableCARD on TWC. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

New TiVo iOS app update (3.4) points to HBO Go integration

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:48
Could this mean HBO Go is on it's way to the TiVo STB?

missing channels on my shows

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:47
Have two Roamios ..one under My Channels shows Netflix,U tube,Hulu plus, MLB tv,AOL on and Web Video hot list...on the other one doesn't show MLB tv,AOL on and Web Video hot list...

They were set up with in a week of each other..the one showing the extra channels was the last one set up...

Am on TWC basic in Raleigh, NC

Any help will be appreciated...


Tuning adapter(s) Cox Gulf Coast

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:07
Last week I purchased a TiVo mini and retired my TiVo Premier from service. The TiVo mini is connected to my Roamio Plus via MoCa.

After running the new mini for two days to make sure it would work I returned the CableCard and Tuning adapter for the Premier to the Cox store. When I returned to the house the Tuning adapter for the Roamio had stopped working (blinking instead of solid green light). Less than ten minutes passed since returning the other CableCard and Tuning adapter.

I called Cox and they said everything looked fine on their end but asked me to go back to the store and swap out the tuning adapter. A week later, and four tuning adapters and two cablecards down the road I am only receiving about a third of the SDV channels.

I've also had two contracted Cox techs visit the house, they've both said "Sorry I don't know anything about TiVo's"

Any ideas?

Thank you