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I Have a Tivo HD DVR

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 19:00
If I do have a failed power supply how will a electronics repair person know which or what capacitor(s) to replace?

What's the value of old S1/S2 TiVos?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 17:51
I just helped my sister upgrade her TiVo setup with a couple new Premier XL4s. We are now trying to figure out what to do with her original S1 and S2 TiVos that the Premiers replaced. Both of them still work fine. Both have lifetime subscriptions, and I believe both have upgraded hard drive capacity (I know for sure that at least of the two does).

Do these have any value above and beyond the $20 each that she can get for them from Weakknees? Isn't the lifetime sub alone worth more than that?

I'm tempted to take them off her hands and just hold onto them in case TiVo ever offers a lifetime sub transfer option again. But she thinks I'll just be adding to my clutter (an argument that has some merit).

So what value do they really have at this point? Or are they really only worth the $20 that weekknees is offering?

The S1 is a Sony SVR2000 with, if I remember correctly, dual 120 GB drives.
The S2 is a TiVo model (I don't know the exact model number) that I think was originally an 80 hour model that was upgraded to a larger hard drive.

Any input on the real value of these things would be most appreciated.

Thanks!

2 x Toshiba SDH400 post-tornado, Moore, OK

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 17:14
I have two Toshiba SDH400 TiVo units that were recording fine off coaxial cable up until the May 20, 2013 tornado hit our neighborhood in Moore, OK. Now we have moved back into our home and our services are back on (power, Cox cable (non-digital), etc.). I have rebooted, gone through the setup, etc. and neither TiVo will get a Basic Cable In signal. They will both play things recorded, and we have a couple things recorded as late as 2pm on Monday, May 20. Everything seems to work on them except getting the cable signal. Nothing since May 20 has recorded. It tries, then quits as the signal just gives a blank screen behind the notice about no cable. We do get cable again now and can watch it on our televisions, just not via the TiVo. So, we get no buffering, nor any signal to record. Tried re-powering, guided setup, shutting down, unplugging, etc. BOTH of our TiVo units are doing this same thing. Can these be fixed, or is this items to just add to the insurance claim?

Masterchef - Entire Season Thread - Spoilers for aired episodes only.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 15:21
Well, there probably isn't enough interest to start a new thread each week, so here's a whole season thread.

There are already some rivalries starting up. Is there ANYONE that Krissie doesn't hate?

It's too early to form opinions of who I'd like to see win just yet, but there's certainly an interesting mix - as usual.

Interesting to see people being sent home before they'd even finished cooking their lamb dishes. I'm sure it's prettu easy for the judges to form an opinion of the level of competence from watching their technique to that point.

Okla. Fund Raiser

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 15:03
I didn't see any posts on this when doing a search so I don't know if this is the first one or not. Any way, what I want to say is that this was one of the first concerts on TV where the sound was amazing. All the award shows and other concerts, the vocals are always drowned out by the instruments. With this one every word sang was clear as could be.
According to the guide it was suppose to be two hours long but it ended up only being one hour.

Note to self: updating

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 13:42
If I'm going to wait over 90 days to call in for an update, do it at a time when I don't need to use the home phone. This has gone on way too long today when
I should be doing other things.
I can't depend on the call being successful without watching it because our phone lines are old
& even with changing the codes, call still get interrupted by noise on the line.

Looking for Series 3 TCD652160 hard drive image

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 13:35
My hard drive died. I have another AV-GP drive but no image.
Is there a place to download?

Thanks in advance guys (or gals)

Failed while negotiating? WTF?

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 13:30
Just wanted to update my network connection. Oddly, it said it Failed while negotiating yesterday. Went ahead anyway and twice, it stopped again with Failed while negotiating! I don't know what that means or what I need to do. My connection is fine!

Do you have any idea what's going on here and what I should do about it?

Thanks

Thread title correction

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:47
Mods,

Can you correct the thread title? The movie title is "Behind the Candelabra"

http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...d.php?t=504912

Big Brother After Dark moving to TV Guide Network

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 10:29
It will still air at midnight eastern but only for 2 hours instead of 3. I'm not sure how not being on a channel like Showtime will affect editing or censorship or commercials.

http://www.tvguide.com/News/Big-Brot...k-1066125.aspx

Chronic problem with 1 SDV channel

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 09:47
I'm aware of a bug whereby often times SDV channels will not tune, then simply using channel up/down will resolve and tune the problem channel. However my issue runs deeper with one particular SDV channel (Science HD) channel 335 in my area. About once/week I cannot tune this channel and using channel up/down doesn't resolve it. The only way for me to resolve it is to start recordings on all four tuners (Premiere XL4) excluding the problem channel, then cancel recordings and re-tune channel 335 which always seems to bring it back. Apparently if a tuner sits on this channel for too long the issue will start again, so forcing my TiVo to record 4 different channels somehow purges the tuners. Has anyone else had this issue?

Deadliest Catch - OAD 5/28/2013

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 07:58
Well, it seems that no-one has started a new thread yet, so here goes...

I'm really surprised that Edgar didn't fire Jake as soon as he set foot on land! I can understand Sig not taking action because he wasn't the captain when the incident occurred, but Edgar HAD to fire Jake, so I was shocked when he was even offered the choice of coming back.

I SO wanted Elliot to fail. He and Junior should make interesting viewing at the end-of-season get-together with Mike Rowe!

WD20EZRX for $84.99 at Newegg

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 07:00
Promo code EMCXRTX22.

How to map DLNA device for Tivo Streaming

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 00:09
I want my .mpeg video files folder that reside on a DLNA device on the network via Gigabit to be mapped to my Windows 7/8 Desktop so that Tivo Desktop Pro will show and serve the videos in this DLNA folder.

Why isn't this possible and why wouldn't everyone be clamoring for this easy solution to storing Terabytes of data and accessing it from any Tivo in the house?

I own 3 Tivo DVRs from Series 3 to Premiere, all have WD hard drive extenders allowing me to store TV broadcasts. Once those are full I straight copy the .Tivo files to .mpeg files and store them on the 3TB DLNA Network device.

Problem: I can't see the files from Tivo. Tivo Desktop software wont map the DLNA drive eventhough it is in my Network Folder on my desktop etc...

Windows will not create a true mapped share without setting it to "offline" mode, which for Windows means copying every file from the 3TB drive to my local harddrive--that's unacceptable and short sighted.

Am I being hamstrung on purpose? What are my options to stream the .mpeg movies that reside on my Western Digital DLNA device via the Gigabit network through my Tivo. My other devices will stream the movies, albeit with a clunky interface, using PLEX app. But I want to use my Tivo!

Please advise.
Adam

PS. Yes I have looked for this answer throughout the forums. Confusing and unrelated questions abound.

Premier & WD My Book/eSATA options

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 21:21
Just wondering if any eSATA/FAT32 external hard drive can be used as an expander, or if the TiVo sold unit has proprietary firmware necessary to connect it.

Arrested Development - S4E3 - Indian Takers

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 20:35
"Lindsay's Arrested Development"

Took me a bit to adjust to Portia de Rossi's look. What happened?

She's always been my favorite. After Michael, her twin brother... Not really.
One of the absolutely clueless-est. :-)

Poor Maeby.
"You know, 'cause then we'd have it."
and a NINJA loan.
The butter bit made me laugh out loud, and then just got gross.
Didn't care much for the addict couple.

Camp KissaMeMommy was just what you'd expect from Lucille and Buster. That kid did a great Buster.

Ron Howard really pulls it all together. So much can come through those little tidbits.

THR22 Swivel search doesn't work

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 20:17
I have a THR22 with an external drive. Please note, this happens with or without the external drive, same error.

Swivel search does not work. Prior to the last software update 01B5, it would just say "Please wait" and return me to the Find Programs Menu. Now it gives me a "network is currently unavailable" message. I assume this is an improvement

I am able to download VOD. Network diagnostics pass. Ports pass. DNS pass. DVR Service Call pass.

Changed switch ports, changed Ethernet ports on the THR22. Tested with my laptop.

Run through guided setup and network setup several times. Set static IP, gateway, DNS, and subnet mask manually.

I've rebooted, hard and soft, refreshed. Called DirecTV who put me on hold for 20 while trying to find out what a THR22 and swivel search are.

No Joy.

Any suggestions?

Thanks!

Netflix issues

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 19:24
This has probably been discussed, but I've searched for an hour and couldn't come up with any solution. I've contacted Tivo & Netflix and they keep telling to ask the other company. So I have no answers, and I'm hoping maybe one of you can help me out.



I have a Series 4 with a wireless adapter. They told me to try to hardwire my TiVo to the modem but that's not possible for me to do.


Anyway, the videos on Netflix aren't streaming consistently, most of the time it works, but once every week (random days, and it has been getting worse lately) the videos won't stream. I can load up the Netflix app, and the queue and suggestions are showing up but there's an error when I launch the video. (Hulu and YouTube work perfectly 100% of the time)

I get 10+mbps where my TiVo is according to a speed test I ran on my phone. My signal strength on TiVo is 85% and that's pretty average. My PS3 runs netflix in my room but I like to keep that out in the living room. Basically Netflix works on every device perfectly except TiVo.

So could it still be a network problem? Since everything is fine I honestly don't know what my ISP could possibly do.


I hope that was enough details, sorry if that was tough to read, I posted this on my phone.


Thanks for reading, and thanks for the help.

SyFy Continuum Season Pass

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 19:03
The new season of Continuum starts in a few days here (SyFy, June 7, 10PM). I added a season pass this morning for it, selected "First Run" and when I looked to see what was scheduled, nothing was. "View upcoming episodes" showed a boatload of episodes, but none, including the one I know to be the season premiere were scheduled to record.

I chat'ted with support and the guy suggested deleting the season pass and adding it again (I did that once, it didn't do any good), then he suggested going through guided setup two more times, once with incorrect info (wrong zip, wrong cable provider), and once again with the correct info. I've done neither yet, as what I've read online seems to imply this is an issue because the show has already aired in Canada and not in the US.

Can someone else who is recording this show confirm that the new episode isn't recorded by default as a new episode?

Thanks

"Glee" -- Done for 2013??

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 18:21
Is "Glee" done for 2013? Seems like it's been a few weeks since I have seen an episode on my TiVo.



Spoiler: IIRC, the last one I saw was where they won the sectionals (or was it regionals?) that were hosted at McKinley High. I think this episode also involved Brittney being deemed super smart by MIT and Unique coming out as the "Catfisher"

Did I miss an episode somehow? Or was that it?

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