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Well, 2, really...
This is the text on the TiVo website today:TiVo Roamio DVRs allow for dynamic tuner allocation, so the tuner is only used when the Mini needs it and is released back to the DVR for use when the TiVo Mini isnt in use. TiVo Premiere DVRs do NOT support dynamic tuner allocation, so any Mini connected to a Premiere is allocated a constantly dedicated tuner and therefore reduces the tuners available for the Premiere DVR.
I thought that DTA was going to include Premiers? (I have an XL4). So, it doesn't, will adding a Mini turn my XL4 permanently into a 3 tuner system?
Next question (same really, just rephrased), if I don't ever want to use my Mini for live TV, will it still turn my XL4 into an XL3?
Confused in CA.
Just got a new Roamio plus and substituted it for my dying DT Premiere last night. I can't get streaming to the ios app to work, can't get transfers from my other premiere to work, getting C133s on the roamio. I just called tivo support, who basically told me to let it sit for a day or two because connections get made in the background that allow the other stuff to work. I've seen enough complaints about streaming and c133 on here to suggest that this is unlikely to be true, but thought I'd ask if anyone else's setup stabilized after 48 hours. (I'm also going to brave the crawlspace and run cat-6 instead of 5ghz wifi to the premiere tomorrow, which I've been meaning to do, anyway. The Roamio is cabled to a Netgear GS108 which is cabled to my router which is cabled to my Charter cable/phone modem.)
I have to say I think the initial setup would be pretty frustrating for a newbie, the "click here to change network settings" arrow doesn't go to the right place unless the ethernet cable has been attached/detached (i.e., I couldn't use that to change the SSID the roamio was using) and I had to do guided setup at least twice, plus download the updates. I get why the decision would made to ensure that a new box has the latest software, but why does that process require me to babysit it and click continue at so many points? And, since that process is such a PITA, why would there also be stuff trickling down over 48 hours that 2-3 forced connections wouldn't grab?
- Premiere Elite (XL4) with Lifetime (warranty to 2/1/2015)
- TiVo Stream
- TiVo HD - upgraded 1TB Hard Drive (and Instant Cake CD) with Lifetime
All used but in fully functional condition. All remotes, most cables.
Got a new iPad today. I was able to get it connected to my Roamio Tivo. Reset my old iPad to factory new. The Tivo IOS app now indicates 3 of 12 mobile devices, where there is only 2 of 12 mobile devices. How do I delete one of the devices?
Showtimes Time of Death: An important and honest look at what death is really like
This seems really interesting. I was wondering who was planning on watching it. Also, would love to hear others thoughts on this.
Many of us here are getting a bit older and starting to think about this more and more. Personally, I just dealt with the deaths of my FIL and MIL all in the last 10 months. There have been discussions about how my wife's family has dealt with the deaths. (Probably in not the healthiest of fashion, but that's another story.
Anyway, would love to have others thoughts and discussions on this as it seems from the review it is well done.
From the review:
I rarely insist that anybody watch anything on TV, but I strongly recommend that you watch as much as you can of Time of Death, Showtimes unflinchingly honest docu-series (premiering Friday night) about what its like to die and what its like for our loved ones to watch us go.
I get that its not going to be a TV show for all. Its hard stuff. If you and your loved ones are planning to live forever then, by all means, skip it. If, on the other hand, you are an adult with a firm grip on reality (and perhaps faith), you will likely find yourself transfixed by the gentle and elegant ways that Time of Death takes us into the final weeks of eight women and men, ages 19 to 78, each losing a fight against a terminal illness.
Please i need help. i am about to toss this device out the window. I cant get this thing to stay connected to the Tivo service. the wireless keeps losing connections. I am running this DVR with a simple Dlink DIR615 router. all my other wireless devices work flawlessly on this network.
installed dvr and connected. worked beautifully for 2 days. then stopped connection and got N02
first call to tech support: they told me to reboot router and dvr. service connected
second call to tech support the next day: they told me my dvr was DOA and to return to best buy. said the wireless network car inside the dvr was defective.
exchanged device and installed a new unit from best buy. worked for one day.
got No2 again this morning, called it in and they told me my ROUTER WAS DEFECTED.
this is complete BS. told me to unplug the device. spent hours trying force connected to tivo service.
Basically the most sophisticated solution they could give me was to unplug the device.
any problem i have unplug the device. i have had this dvr for 7 days now and ive been unplugging it several times a day ever since the day i got it. is this a normal part of the tivo experience?
I purchased my Roamio Plus in mid-September and had many problems with channels intermittently dropping out, resulting in an error "v58". TiVo technical support informed me that this was often the case for South Florida Comcast customers, as the cablecard firmware needs to be upgraded, system wide, to a version higher than 1.5.2. They had no timetable as to when this might occur. Ready to send my new Tivo back for a refund, the Comcast tech (who had already been scheduled) called, and told me he'd had luck with Premier owners encountering problems, by upgrading the firmware to their newest version (1.5.2-FP2401), which was higher than what was on my cablecard.
I kept the appointment, and after the upgrade and a hard reboot of the Roamio, things were working fine, with all six tuners.
As of 10/30/13, however, the vast majority of channels (both SD, HD, and Pay) are not available and display the v58 error. I've had Comcast un-pair and re-pair the card several times, and refresh the signal, without resolution. TiVo tech support also spent about 45 minutes with me, checking signal strength, noise, and many other issues, determining my Roamio is working fine.
I spoke to the Comcast tech who did the Firmware upgrade for me back in September, and he told me he's heard from one other Roamio owner in the area who also is suddenly having problems. He doesn't believe that whatever has happened at Comcast has affected Premiere owners.
Very intriguing 8-episode French drama from late 2012 that just started airing here on 10/31 on Sundance Channel. It's subtitled and there are oddly no reruns outside of Thursday, but I assume it'll be on-demand.
It involves a town's varied reactions to the sudden arrival of a number of people who had died years earlier in a bus crash. They're not zombies, they're their old selves - whatever that entails from person to person - and they have no clue what's happened. And there's all kinds of supernatural details and fringe creepiness going on too - more than you'd expect in one hour sans commercials.
For me to be this excited about a subtitled drama from France must mean I think it's quite good :)
(Assume spoilers after this post.)
When I use the TiVo Search feature on my Roamio and look for "NHL" it shows a hit for "NHL Hockey." However, when I then select this item it shows no available shows, only the WishList selection.
From the web interface a number of games are show on channels in my package. This has been going on for a couple of weeks.
There seems to be a program with the search data available on the Roamio. I no longer have my TiVoHD hooked up so I don't know if this is just a Roamio issue.
So alderman Blood is evil. Good, because I've wanted to punch him in the face every time he shows up on camera.
IMDB lists Sara Lance as Black Canary.
I'm tired of Laurel.
I thought I recognized her from the final season of The Killing and IMDB confirms it. The actress who played Bullet plays Sin on Arrow. Good for her. She was great on The Killing.
The Mayor was too big of a moron to be anything but a minor villain.
I have no idea what's going on in the island flashbacks.
I have a THR22 with the original drive and would like to replace it with a 2TB internal while keeping all of the data. Anyone have any suggestions/pointers/how-tos for accomplishing this?
Appreciate help with this.
Every few days, I get the message that my Tivo has lost connectivity. It shows connected to my network (wifi) and "No IP address."
I have it set to a static IP. I don't know what's causing this and it's really frustrating.
Second problem -- I launch up the tivo app today after reading that OOH streaming has been enabled and I try to do setup and it says "No Streaming Devices found" ...... I'm on the same network. I have a roamio plus. I've forced connections multiple times to make sure I have the latest software...
I had one show recorded twice at the same time and sames channel. Obviously my Roamio must have recorded this show on two different tuners.
Anyone else experience this?
People must still be watching this! They finally killed off the Klaus plotline that would just never die...this season seems pretty good so far.
LOVING Katharine as human!!
And I really love how the writers/directors give these amazing actors such a great opportunity to play both their "human" and "shadow" sides.
After receiving the fall update on my Premiere (2-tuner), Netflix stops to buffer every 6 seconds. :mad:
My mom has the latest DTV Tivo and uses a phone to connect. She told me that the tivo is undeleting programs and they show up back in Now Playing with a yellow dot. She'll delete it and it returns back. Is this familiar to anyone?
Not really happy with the out of the home experience thus far. Downloads start and then fail multiple times both on good wifi and on LTE. Streams start work for a bit then stop. Just now, after having a stream stop, I closed the Tivo app, restarted and tried again. Now -- it's saying it can't find the STREAMING DEVICE.
I have a good 5Mbps upstream internet so that's not the problem.
Hopefully things will improve with future updates but for me, this is hardly a finished product.
How's everyone else's experience been?
I've been watching my tuners since the last software update and noticed something kind of strange. By the end of the day I have 2-3 tuners on the same channel. I think this is might be due to recordings occurring on these channels, but would have thought Tivo would pick the tuner already on that channel vs using a different tuner for the recording. When flipping through the 6 tuners using the Live button, its unexpected, but I get the same channel more than once.
2 tivo premiere's - one in bedroom, one in living room. both on separate outlets from wall. Living in big apartment building.
My tivo in the living room is searching for signal on certain channels while my bedroom tivo gets them just fine.
It's not the outlet - i've taken the outlet from living room and ran the cable to the bedroom and the channels come in fine. I have also taken the cable from the bedroom and ran it to the living room and the channels do not come in.
I have tuning adapters hooked up to both tivo's. My service is Time Warner out of Buffalo, NY.
I'm lost - I'm assuming it's something to do with the living room tivo's cable card or tuning adapter. I hope it's not my actual tivo in the living room, that's the one with lifetime attached to it :(
Has anyone ever ran into this? I'd appreciate some help!