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JVC codes

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 19:44
Help! I have a new Roamio and am unable to find a code for my JVC TV. I have tried many many codes and the 0999 search and still am unable to find one. EEK! I'm so frustrated!

Issue with season passes?

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 19:04
Posting here since Tivo's site is down and I won't be able to call until later.

I copied my season passses online from a tivo HD. All seemed to copy fine, but my end result is now none of them record on EITHER tivo:

Roamio - has all season passes listed, but is not recording anything other then season passes I setup directly for that unit.

HD - has all season passes, but also is not recording ANY.

Other then manually setting these up, anyone have any ideas?

Broke down and got one of these but it's not working

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 18:21
I finally purchased one of these even though it's really missing functionality still for the price of that lifetime but anyway... I'm having a problem with mine.

It's hooked up to an HD TV using HDMI and I've been having this problem for days now. It's frozen or something every time that I come back to it to watch it. I'll turn on the TV only to find my Mini not displaying. I press the remote buttons but nothing happens with the lights on the box. It just flat out won't show anything. The only way to get it to show up on the TV again is to power cycle the box.

Any suggestions on how to get it working correctly? Did I just get a bad box or something?

TiVo Dropping other Tivo and pyTivo Shares

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 17:33
Here's my problem: I have 2 TiVo Premieres and 3 pyTivo shares on my home network. TiVo 1 always sees TiVo 2 and the pyTivo shares, so no problem there.

TiVo 2 can see TiVo 1 and the pyTivo shares after I reboot TiVo 2 or “renew” my IP address (From TiVo Central, go to > Settings & messages > Settings > Network & Phone > Change network settings > Get automatically from DHCP server (typical)).

After some sequence of events or period of time, TiVo 1 and the pyTivo shares disappear until I reboot or renew my IP address again.

Both TiVos are running v20.3.1-01-2-746.

TiVo 1 is connected to my network through a MoCA adapter and has a reserved DHCP address.

TiVo 2 is connected to my network through a hardwire Ethernet connection to a D-Link DIR-825 router configured as a switch (no DHCP), using another router as THE router, ASUS RT-AC66U and has a reserved DHCP address.

Since TiVo 1 doesn’t have any problems, I’m guessing the issue lies with either my router/switch or the main router.

Can anyone suggest some troubleshooting steps?

Thanks in advance!

Problem tuning channels

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 16:07
I've had my Roamio Plus for a few days (almost a week) and I am seeing an issue when changing channels. A lot of times the channel won't tune at all. No error comes up, just a blank screen. A small percentage of the time, if I channel up or down, then back, the show will tune. Most of the time, nothing.

I was just watching a movie on Cinemax, changed channel, then back,and poof, black screen.

This happens on standard cable channels, as well as premiums. I don't think I've seen it on "free" channels, so this must be to do with the cable card.

Would you guys/gals agree? Who should I yell at first, Tivo, or Time Warner?:D

Tivo to Sony home theater to Samsung HD TV

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 15:23
Hi All,

I have recently got a new Sony home theatre. I hooked up my TIVO box to home theatre via hdmi and then from sony box to hdtv via hdmi. everything works fine apart from the fact that every 10 - 15 mins i hear a loud noise from all speakers and the sound is dropped. until i restart sony , it does not get fixed. any one know what could be wrong?

Weird Roamio Pro problem

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 15:01
I got a Roamio Pro and started the awful process of manually transferring all of my shows from my Tivo HD to the new box.

There is one recording that had an issue. Whenever I tried to transfer that program the Roamio would reboot. Rebooting would clear the list of tee'd up programs to transfer, but everytime I got to one program it would cause the unit to reboot.

My worry is this is a brand new box. I haven't seen any issues with it other than this one, but I don't want to keep a box that is potentially faulty. What could cause this problem?

//It is ridiculous that there isn't a way to transfer all recordings automatically.

String of Missed Recordings Last Night

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 13:52
I had a string of recordings all messed up last night. I had set Dads to record, and my wife had set New Girl and Mindy Project also. In between, I saw that show Brooklyn 99 was on so I started that recording too. So that's 4 30 minutes shows back to back, same channel. It was only later, during New Girl, that I realized all the recordings thus far were 2 minutes long, even though they otherwise appeared to be ok. The red circle was always up to indicate it was recording. If you played the recording, the timer bar appeared to have the whole show, but it also said 2 minutes long and yes in fact would only play for 2 minutes. I ignored it for the moment, but when I saw it happening again on Mindy Project, I finally stopped and restarted the recording, and then it recorded normally, and later Sons of Anarchy recorded ok too. Checked the most recent recordings before those shows and they were fine.

What the hell happened? Anyone seen this? I've yet to see a tivo screw up this bad.

Favorite Channels feature from the App to the TiVo box

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 13:17
I asked how to do this in another thread, but it doesn't seem to be currently possible, so I thought I'd request it here. (http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...d.php?t=508714)

Basically, I love that on my TiVo iPhone app, I can go to What to Watch -> Favorite Channels and see what's currently airing on my favorite channels. It's a wonderful at-a-glance way to see what's on the channels I like to check. It's my favorite implementation of a Favorite Channels feature that I've ever seen.

The problem is that when I go to What to Watch on the TiVo itself, there is no Favorite Channels section. It's "Popular Shows", "Movies", "Sports", and "Kids". That's fine, but it's not very customizable.

Anyway, this is a wonderful feature on the App. Please port it to the main TiVo interface as well. It would dramatically improve my TiVo experience.

Shows that started off weak and then quickly went uphill

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 13:09
The first show that comes to mind for me is Parks and Recreations. When it started it was pretty hard to watch and enjoy. Every season since they have make tweaks and cast changes. Now it has gelled into one of the funniest shows on TV.

Premiere Lifetime for $99

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 11:22
When I bought my Premiere Tivo allowed me to pay $99 to convert my HD to lifetime. Has anyone had this offer to a Premiere if they purchase a Roamio? Probably wishful thinking but it would be enough for me to make the purchase.

pdisk output

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 10:50
does anyone have the pdisk output for a stock TiVo Premiere 320GB drive?

Covert Affairs 9/17/2013 Levitate Me

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 10:25
So Calder isn't working for Henry, yay! Glad they finally got to the scene where he shot Annie that we saw several weeks ago.

And we got to see Eyal, even if only for a short time. I love him!

I used to hate Arthur and Joan, but have really enjoyed their storyline this season.

I'm bummed that it will be another month until the next new ep.

The Shield or The Wire?

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 09:55
I've never seen a single episode of either series. I don't have time to watch them both right now. Which one should I choose?

Brooklyn Nine Nine OAD 2013-SEP-17 Pilot

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 08:51
I found this one to be pretty fun and funny. Andre Brougher solid as always. They did good on the pilot, let's see how they go from here.

I guess I'm still amused by the silly adolescent humor combined with competence. Good formula I guess for my amusement.

(Also watched Dads but it was so terribad not gonna start a thread on it).

Explain this bug

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 06:16
I have a Roamio set to use only 4 tuners due to the Cisco Cable Card firmware version not being current. Although originally Romaio recorded on all 6 tuners but when TiVo explained without the cable card firmware update the recordings could be random on the two extra tuners I disabled 2 tuners.

I have had issues with random tuners out of the 4 tuners not receiving signal. This is the same issue I have on my Premier XL4.

Last night I set the Roamio to record Dads, Brooklyn Nine and New Girl. All programs were on Fox and in order. Dads was a full recording. Brooklyn Nine was not recorded due to no signal, TiVo history gave me that information. New Girl was a full recording.

Very hard to believe this is a cable card problem or a cable company problem.

Channel Order?

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 02:06
Is there a way to setup a favorite channels list and control the order? My cable co.'s channel orders make no sense and I would like to group sports, movies, etc together. Is this possible?

Sons of Anarchy - "One One Six" - 9/17/13

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 01:55
omg KEV! and DEWEY! :eek: hahaha

One great thing about this show, it sure keeps a lot of (usually great) actors working.
Let's see we've got the long standing The Shield/Deadwood ties. Now Shameless, Southland, and for a brief moment The Mentalist. (adore Samaire Armstrong so much and hate to see her go so fast :() I'm sure I've missed some others.

Never been a big Jimmy Smits fan pre SOA, but he is killing it in his role as Nero. I can't imagine anyone else playing that role, and that in and of itself should be testimony to just how good he is.

Donal Logue is one of the best, most underrated, actors ever. He kills it in everything he does, from farcical to high drama.

A bit surprised and glad the Arcadio/Darvany drama was ended so quickly. But a bit sad that Samaire Armstrong was only with us so briefly too.

Did we see that maybe Torric's "problem" may be more than just drug abuse? Does the drug use/abuse maybe stem from an actual ailment?

tivo roamio or another preimer

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 00:49
I need some opinions. I have a DTV dvr and direct tv.

I also have a tivo premier with lifetime guide and extended warranty.
I also have another tivo HD now unauthorized. I only record OTA with the tivos, but now I need at least 1 more tuner for OTA.
My options are:
Reauthorize the tivo HD and pay $13 per month
Reauthorize the tivo HD and buy lifetime for $400 total.
Buy a Roamio for $200 and lifetime for $399 = $600 total
Sell the Premier w/lifetime for approx $250 - $600 = $400 total
Maybe upgrade the Premier HD and get $300 = $300 total

Tivo 2 Hookup to Sony Rear Projection TV

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 23:41
I have a Sony KP46WT500 rear projection TV.

I have had my Tivo 2 DT hooked up to another TV which died, and so I switched it to the Sony.

I used the simplest hookup which is to run coax from cable outside to cable box, cable box to Tivo, then Tivo to TV input.

The Tivo screens come up, and my recordings show.

I did run the controller setup and it will turn off the TV, volume will work, and channels will change...but all the channels are black. No picture.

I get the Tivo channel guide, but no picture at all. I tried the channel changing trouble shoot fix but it went on for some time without any change, so I figure I must have a problem with the cable hookup.

If you are familiar with this TV you will know there are a zillion connections

I tried the 3 wire RCA Tivo Hookup originally and it didn't work at all.

Any suggestions on how to hook up the Sony?

Thanks Tim