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C501 on new Roamio Plus

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 17:27
Connected a new Roamio Plus yesterday, and today installed a cableCARD from Mediacom Cable.

All channels are present in the guide. I can use the guide to select a channel to watch. I can record and playback a program from the guide.

But I get C501 error from:

- What to Watch Now
- Browse TV & Movies

Search returns a "Search results are temporarily unavailable".

If I select Season Pass and other options from a program in the guide, a blank screen is displayed for a couple of seconds and then back to the guide.

Garth Brooks live from Las Vegas cbs 11/29

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 15:29
I've seen this show live twice. It's awesome. Set your DVRs. Not sure how they will work it with commercial breaks.

Android / Website Streaming

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 12:09
I know we have streaming available on ios and android is coming. Can't wait for android. Could we also stream through the website and our sign in?

Roamio Plus

Tivo stuck @ Cancel Recording Conflict on live tv

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 11:01
Twice now my Tivo has been recording 2 things on my s3 and I will want to change the channel and be prompted to Change channel and cancel 1 recording or stay on recordings. but the Tivo does not accept either remote/ choice.

I have tried a 2nd remote and I can hear the Tivo accepting my prompts but the screen doesn't change and I had to pull the power cord, any ideas what is causing this? see attached pic
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C133 and lack of functionality

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 10:19
So we all know that the C133 error is generally an issue on Tivo's end (it happened to me last night....as it did others as well).

I was hoping maybe someone can explain why in the hell Tivo needs a connection to their servers to do some basic functionality?!?

For example, with the C133 error.....I can't delete a scheduled program. WTH?! Why would Tivo need to talk to the mothership to do that?

Also, why no Netflix, or Comcast VOD?

-Kevin

series 3 no longer sees HME applications

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 09:41
I have 2 series 3 TiVos (OLED) on my home network. Both work fine in all respects except one. One of the units no longer see my HME applications. I am running wmcbrines pyhme server, and have published two of my own applications under thus: pytivo video server which adds push functionality to oytivo, and jukebox - an mp3 player.

Both of these apps work fine on the other TiVo, and they also work for many other users who downloaded them from github. They were working for me too until several weeks ago - I can't pinpoint the exact time.

I have tried rebooting the TiVo as well as my fileserver where the apps reside. I have turned the "enable home networks" option off and back on. I haverified the MAK. Everything seems to be configured correctly, but my apps do not show up on the menu. I have added the file servers IP address manually to the TiVo, but it can't find any servers there.

I'm not finished with my attempts to restore service, but I was hoping to get some ideas for what to try next.

Thanks.

Remote Code for RX-A1010 ???

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 08:38
I give up. I have been trying to find the code for my new RX-A1010 and the best match I can find operates every function except "turn on". If I hit "power" on my tv remote, it'll turn off, but it won't turn on.

Everything else works as well. Anyone have any ideas?

Will multiple Roamios integrate all recorded shows into one list?

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 07:18
I've posted a few times recently to cover various questions of mine. Just to preface again, I'm a TiVo old-timer who switched to Windows Media Center a couple of years ago and am thinking about coming back.

I used to have a dual TiVo HD (Series 3) setup in the house and my recollection was that I could transfer shows from one box to another. If memory serves, I believe that if I was in my bedroom, I would go into that TiVo's main menu / list and the other TiVo would be listed (e.g., labeled as "Living Room") and then I could select it and see what shows were recorded on it.

I'm wondering with newer Roamio's and UI changes if TiVO has now (or now allows you to) more seamlessly merged the shows that are spread across multiple Roamio's into a single list, so that I wouldn't even need to know/care which TiVo the shows are actually stored on.

I can see pros/cons to both approaches. For example, it might not be a bad idea to designate one TiVo for my wife and her shows, and the other for mine (That raises another question: Even with just one Roamio, can I categorize shows as being my shows versus my wife's shows?). So, ideally, the TiVo would allow both approaches and would allow a very fast way to switch between a single seamless list and a list grouped by device/person.

Ideally it would also allow all tuners to be pooled, so that if I could use one TiVo for most/all of my scheduling, and it would make use of the 2nd TiVo's available tuners.

Simultaneous Composite A/V and HDMI, on a Roamio PRO?

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 17:47
Anyone tested composite video and audio on a roamio PRO, at the same time your're using HDMI?

Mine doesn't seem to be doing that, but debugging is very difficult in my setup. I have a huge rat's nest of wires and very, very poor access. (A rack with rear access would be SO much nicer)

Pete

Upgrade Advice

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 17:37
I have been looking at the Roamio Pro.

I currently have a S2 (2006, monthly, cable box) and a HD (2009, annual, cableCARD & Tuning adapter) connected to a living room HDTV. There is a SDTV in our bedroom without any TiVo connected as that TV is rarely used.

I was thinking of consolidating down to one device...Roamio Pro, probably w/lifetime service.

I have recordings to transfer, so my plan was to get the Roamio, transfer the recordings from the S2, once done, deactivate service for the S2 and then use the CC/TA from the HD to actively use the Roamio. I am under the impression that the HD should still get analog cable and still be able to transfer recordings until it's service is deactivated (Feb 2014).

However, I am reluctant to just box up TiVos that still seem to be in good working order. However, due to age, I figure I would not get anything for them as they do not have the lifetime service and many would just go for a newer device rather than these old ones.

As I type this, I'm not really sure what my question is...I know I'd like to get the Roamio and I know I'd like to go down to one device. I guess I am wondering the best course of action for the HD and the remainder of it's year of service and the capabilities without CC/TA and what to do with the SD & HD once I've upgraded.

TiVo HD (TCD652160) with Lifetime Service (works perfectly!)

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 17:36
End time: Dec 2, 2013, 7:30:37 PM EST

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TiVo-HD-TCD6...item4179aed7a3

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TiVo HD (TCD652160) with Lifetime Service (works perfectly!)

Connect Mini to a laptop?

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 16:42
Hello all,

Just bought a Roamio and a Mini as an early Christmas gift (for myself!)... while I'm waiting for them to arrive, wanted to see if it is possible to hook up the Mini to Macbook Pro? I have the laptop connected to a 27" monitor, and would love to use that as a second screen, if possible!

Base Roamio VS Elite

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 16:06
Which one would you use as Main Tivo? Which is better minus the hard drive space, MOCA and THX????

File Sizes

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 12:38
What is a typical file size for an hour long 1080P HD recording once downloaded to an iPad mini? Is a 16GB iPad Mini going to be large enough to download a few shows? Should be fine if the average size is around 1GB...but if it's like 3-4GB for an hour I'd be in trouble.

Cheapest alternative to record one channel OTA

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 12:03
I currently have a Premiere XL4 plus Mini with Comcast digital cable. This serves 90% of my TV watching. The remaining 10% is satisfied with net options (Netflix, Hulu, Playon, etc). However, there is one channel that Comcast doesn't carry that I am very interested in - Cozi TV. Looking at my choices I've found that Cozi TV is not streamed via the net (that I can find). It is, however, broadcast OTA by my local NBC affiliate.

I currently have nothing in my house receiving OTA nor any way to record such if I were to get an antenna. I do have an HDHomerun (that I used to use before getting my TiVo) but it only receives channels in the clear from my cable feed. So, my question is what is the cheapest and easiest alternative to be able to receive AND record this one OTA channel? Should I look at a two tuner Premiere unit or a Roamio basic? Each of these will then cost me some kind of subscription (lifetime or monthly). Should I look at some direct antenna feed to my PC? It would be nice to ultimately watch the recorded shows via my TiVo but I do have media players (Roku and WDTVLive) that I could use as well.

All input greatly appreciated!

Error: Streaming not Permitted

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:35
My tivo stream was working great until recently.
Now, I'm getting the following error inside the Tivo App: Streaming Not Permitted:Your Tivo DVR is not set up to allow streaming.

Behavior
The stream apparently can see my DVR Premier on the network, because it will list all channels and shows downloaded onto the DVR. However, it will no longer stream or download. In fact the download icon is grayed out. When I access the settings menu inside tivo app, and press setup under streaming, I receive the following message: Streaming Not Permitted:Your Tivo DVR is not set up to allow streaming.

Here are the resolution steps that I have performed thus far.
Unplug power from Cable modem, router and stream then return power in the following order.
  • Cable modem - wait until all green lights
  • Router - wait 30 sec
  • Stream - I do currently have a solid white light

For the DVR - I have peformed two more steps.Entered the menu for settings, network, connect to tivo service and allowed the dvr to cycle through these connection settings.
Afterwards, restarted the Tivo DVR and I still receive the same error as above and still cannot download from DVR to Stream.

Tivo APP - I have deleted the app and reinstalled - still does same thing

Now, I'm frustrated so I place two calls to , Tivo and Grande Communications(my ISP provider)
Tivo rep basically told me the error that I'm receiving is new and not within the troubleshooting database. The rep had me perform a few troubleshooting steps, but the error remains.

I then called Grande and the rep on the phone explained that my tivo device should be working and there is nothing on their end that would prohibit my stream from streaming or downloading.

Personally, I think the recent update to the Tivo App could be the culprit OR my tivo stream has simply gone out. I purchased the stream back in 2011 and already had to take one back for being defective.

At this point , I'm really frustrated and sick and tired of trying to troubleshoot this stream. Does anyone out there have any advice you could throw my way?
Thanks

Survivor - Gloves Come Off - OAD 11-27-13

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:07
Surprised I'm the first post. I can't understand why people forgo the immunity challenge for food, especially Tyson. He blew a chance at winning immunity, and ended up giving up his immunity idol away when he thought he was vulnerable. Ciera is the only one I could understand opting for food, as she stood no chance of winning.

Dalton's blog: http://tvrecaps.ew.com/recap/survivo...er-episode-11/

The stream on roamio

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 09:29
Just found a neat webpage on the stream side of my Roamio Plus. http://<stream's IP address>:49152/sysinfo

I get a system temp along with some other info
Code: System Time:        Thu Nov 28 2013 09:27:38 GMT-0600 (CST)
Software Version:        19.1.3b-USB-6
Build Date:        Oct 1 2013-11:17:53
Network Address:        192.168.1.201
Hardware Address:        00:11:D9:XX:XX:XX
Serial Number:        848XXXXXXXXXXXX
Streaming State:        Ready
Transcode Status:        Idle (611636s)
System Power:        Standby (611030s)
System Temp:        43 C I'm curious if anyone might have found other nifty little seemingly undocumented features on the Roamio.

Lifetime SVR-2000 Series 1 with wired ethernet

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 08:34
Comes with lifetime service, wired ethernet card, upgraded hard drive. No remote included. Lifetime was purchased around 2005?

Does anyone want it? I don't see much of a market on ebay for them and don't want to deal with unhappy buyers who didn't understand the limitations of the Series 1. I'd be willing to let it go to anyone who will pay for shipping or pick it up in Manhattan, NYC.

Roamio as alternative to Plex / XBMC for movies?

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 08:30
I've been out of the loop for a while and am thinking about coming back to Plex. Right now I have a Windows Media Center PC w/XBox 360 as an extender. I also have Plex running on that WMC machine and use a nettop PC in the other room (running XBMC w/PleXBMC) for playing back high-bitrate Blu-ray rips, etc., that are stored on the main server.

I think the answer is "no" based on the searching I've done here, but I'm wondering if it's possible to have an all-in-one solution with a Roamio playing back my high-bitrate movies. What, if any, options are there and what are the pros/cons involved?

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