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The Walking Dead S04E05: "Internment" 11.10.13

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 21:42
Intense episode, No?

Really tired of Lizzy. I thought she had a plan taunting the Walker. I was wrong.

Carl was The Man.

Michonne needs to keep smiling.

The Governor - what will he do now? Maybe Carol will come back and get him.

TiVo Show Download Problem?

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 21:41
I have problems downloading Shows from my Premiere Elite (XL4). The download transfer won't complete on my new MacBook Pro, OS X 10.9.

Think cTiVo people gave me a reason for my problem of incomplete TiVo Transfer transfers (and incomplete cTiVo transfers). Turns out that the problem Show had a glitch or burp when there was a momentary interruption of the audio/video (sound static and pixelation) at 7:38 into the recording. Guess if there is interruption in the TiVo recording, even for a second, I can forget about downloading the Show. cTiVo provided fast and outstanding support and their cTiVo app is great; it both downloads and converts the file format all in one.

Roamio OTA V52 Error

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 20:07
Got my new Roamio basic hooked up yesterday, and all of my channels are coming in great OTA.

Tonight, however, a V52 error situation has cropped up. As soon as our recordings started, the 4th Tuner (Tuner 0) threw up the V52 error.

Stopped the recordings, reset the box, and started digging through some things.

I paused the show I was watching, then switched tuners to pull in another station. Everything was fine. Hit "Live TV" again and picked a 3rd channel, still fine. Sure enough, though, as soon as I went to the 4th tuner...BOOM a V52 error.

Diagnostics consistently shows that no matter what order I go in, it always ends up being "Tuner 0" showing no signal at all.

Is this a case of the internal splitter degrading my OTA signal to the point that the 4th tuner cannot pull in the picture, or will I be returning this unit?

S3 11.0m Upgrade Slice Location?

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 17:42
I 've hacked my S3 and it's currently sitting at 11.0k. It sitting with a status of "pending restart" and every night it reboots, of course without updating. I decided to run Slicer 1.9 tonight as I did with the last update, but I get an error message that the /update files aren't found.

So, where are they kept when they're downloaded?

Howto Combine OTA Input w/Analog Cable?

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 17:35
I just purchased the Roamio base model so that I could record OTA HD + Analog Cable. Here's my challenge... there is only 1 Coax input on the rear of the Roamio... Can anyone tell me if theres a way to combine an OTA Input and an Analog Cable input that connects to the Coax input?

WMC move to Tivo ~ Station Logos? Other?

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 16:56
I am moving over to tivo from WMC, and would like to confirm what I found in searches. Am I correct in noticing that TIVO does not use station logos in left side of guide? I see a space that looks like they could go there. Any add-ons to achieve? Logos would brighten a dull looking page.

Tivo doesn't use color backgrounds in guide fields for different types of shows like WMC?

In WMC guide I can move ahead several days and see show I want to record, hit record once or twice to record that episode or series and stay in the guide and grab any other show I want. This is real useful if you are several days ahead in the guide. With tivo if I am a few days ahead and ask to record I go through record setup but end up at current time in guide when complete. I have to then move forward and find where I left off. Am I missing something or is that how tivo works?


Encoding issues?

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 16:34
I've had at least a couple of completed downloads freeze up on me and refuse to play beyond a certain time. To be clear, these are not network errors happening during streaming or downloading - these were fully complete downloads that I was watching on my iPad. The last one reached 18 minute mark of a 1 hour episode and play just freezes at 18 min point. When I attempt to 30 sec skip it jumps to the end. If I slide the location bar beyond 18 min point it just sits where I dragged it to but it won't play. If click on "Done" button and then play show again it plays for a second and freezes again at same point. Playing the show on TiVo itself at that point I didn't notice any glitches at that point and it wasn't at a transition time say between the show and commercials.

My guess is these are encoding problems and sounds like classic behavior for programs with timestamp issues which you need to clean up with something like VideoRedo QS Fix before encoding them to avoid problems in the encoding.

Anyone else run into problems such as the above? I don't recall seeing posts here about this but perhaps I missed them.

Between this problem and the general problem of slow download speeds I'm not too thrilled with my Roamio Stream, and looks like sticking to the traditional TTG techniques for creating videos for iOS is more robust.

Is anyone else's front panel loose?

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 14:30
Is anyone else's plastic front panel loose? Mine is solidly attached on the left side, but on the right side, it's visibly more separated from the metal chassis (by about 1/8") and it's loose when I press in on it. I'm contemplating exchanging it under warranty, but that's somewhat pointless if they're all like that.

Stream Problems

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 11:44
Hi- I have a tivo roamio basic and standalone stream. In home streaming worked wonderfully until a few weeks ago when updates were made for out of home streaming.
Now, when I stream to my ipad, the video stops every minute or so, for about 0.5 second, and then starts again. Anyone else having this problem? It's so annoying.,

Getting back after selecting Tivo

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 10:54
Hi all-

We have had our new Tivo Roamio for over 2 weeks now and loving it! I don't know how we lived before it. Just a quick question....when you are watching a show from My Shows and you go back to my shows to browse how do I get back to the show I was watching without going back to it and hitting resume. When I click Live TV it takes me to a live show on TV. TIA

iPad Network, Moca weirdness, need some help

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 09:24
my problem: iPad cannot connect to Tivo boxes. sometimes it sees them on the network and i can almost get them talking to each other but it mostly fails.

my setup: Motorola 6782ac wireless modem with Moca. i have a Romio Pro and Premier XL4 both connected to the network via Moca. Tivo's are getting very good connections via Moca.

iPads are connected to the network via wireless. i have enabled remote control via network on both tivo boxes.

everything was working properly before i enabled the Moca network. i formerly had only a wireless network. i recently upgraded to this new Moca & wireless setup.

things i have already tried. deleting the tivo app on the iPad, rebooting and reinstalled the app. reboot the Tivo boxes. double checked the network remote setting.

consistant problem is the iPad cannot see the tivo boxes on the network, or it sees the boxes and will not accept the media access key.

i need some input, all input is greatly appreciated.

Roamio on Xfinity?

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 23:18
Question: has anyone used the six-tuner version of the Roamio on Comcast's Xfinity digital cable service successfully? And can I keep the CableCARD now used on my TiVo HD XL DVR?

Roamio scrambled my season passes

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 19:47
I purchased a Roamio to replace my Premiere. To transfer the 140 season passes on my Premiere over to the Roamio, I used kmttg1p0i (which worked great, by the way!) I saved my Premiere season passes to a file, then applied that file to the Roamio. Once they were copied over, I pruned the season passes on the Roamio down to 104 season passes. So far, everything was going great.

At this point, I noticed that some of our kid's filler shows (Sesame Street, Superwhy, etc.) should probably be moved to the bottom. In the season pass manager, I moved three shows in the usual way (go to show, right-arrow, move to new position, left-arrow). On the fourth show, I accidentally right-arrowed again when the show was already selected to be moved. This brought up a "Still Updating" dialog, then it took me to a detailed information page for that show. When I left-arrowed to exit that page and get back to the season pass list, I found that my season pass list was scrambled!

At this point, I used kmttg to save the newly scrambled season passes to a file. Using some data processing, I was able to compare the two files and see how the entries in the scrambled file were positioned in the original file (factoring out the 36 season passes first). Here are the results:

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87 You can see that the top and bottom halves of the list seem to have been roughly swapped, rather than the list being truly randomly scrambled. I'm not sure why this happened, and I can't reproduce it. I thought perhaps something about the kmttg transfer might have caused this, so I even deleted all season passes from the Roamio and repeated the transfer of all season passes from the Premiere to the Roamio with kmttg, but that didn't reproduce it.

This is just a heads-up to keep an eye on your season pass order when you edit them, just to be safe...

Roamio Pro locking up

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 18:23
I received my Roamio Pro on October 31st and it was working fine up until 2 days ago. The last 2 days in a row when I turned my TV on around 5pm the TiVo video was frozen and the front panel green/yellow button would not work. I had to unplug and replug the TiVo in to get it back and things where fine until the next day and same thing again.

The only thing that changed was I received a 2nd remote, I leave one near my bed and one near my couch. When I received the 2nd remote it worked just like the first in RF mode. Only difference I notice is when I push the remote finder button on the TiVo only the original remote makes the sounds. Both remotes are working in RF though.

Does anyone know if this could be causing the lockup? I took the batteries out of the new remote and am going to see if it is locked up again tomorrow. Not sure what else could be causing it.

My cat always sleeps on top of it but he always slept on the Premiere and that was never an issue. Plus it was fine for a whole week until I got a 2nd remote.

Anyone else have anything like this happen?


Close Caption

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 14:27
A question for one of the TiVo people that look through the forum:

I see the way to toggle (Info, then down to CC, then Select) - but is there a way to fix the location of CC to the second position in the list? Currently it floats, sometimes it's 2nd, sometimes 3rd, depending on whether you're watching live tv or a recording. If it's always in the second position, I could put a sequence in my Harmony remote (Info-Dn-Select-Info) to toggle Closed Caption and make it much easier to use.

Or is there some other way to toggle CC?

Band of Brothers

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 13:04
Full series marathon starting at 8am ET tomorrow (Sun 11/10/13) on HBO Signature East.

Also a re-airing of We Stand Alone Together: The Men of Easy Company follows the final episode at 7pm ET

The Vampire Diaries Season 5

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 12:09
I am really enjoying this season. I was about ready to ditch the SP, but I'm glad now that I didn't. Starting this thread at Ep 6 "Handle with Care" since there aren't any weekly threads so far this season.

-Katherine as a human is hilarious. Not being able to compel anyone just has to be driving her bats. Though I am curious why she doesn't have someone turn her again? Does taking the cure mean she can never be a vampire again? But seems like there is some kind of bad thing happening for her after Silas took the cure. Kinda felt sorry for her when she didn't get to enjoy her huge breakfast!

-Caroline is still awesome. It was really fun to watch her and Katherine work together against Dr Maxfield. Hopefully she will move on now that Tyler seems to be out of the picture.

-Bonnie is dead, yay! I love the actress but just hate that character. Yeah, I know, they'll bring her back eventually, but until then she and Jeremy haven't been nearly as annoying.

-Stefan with amnesia is a much better character than he has ever been. He's not mooning over Elena, so that's great! And Silas is just so evil! Killed the mayor (Bonnie's Dad) without blinking an eye, whoa!

-Elena and Damon together, I'm not sure if I like this or not. Better than Elena and Stefan, that's for sure, but they just aren't that hot as a couple like they were before they got together. Wonder if the chemistry is off since the actors broke up IRL?

-And I love Tessa. She's got the woman scorned thing going in overdrive. Go Tessa! I loved when she and Stefan were talking about cooking a duck and Tessa said she should try to lure a duck in to the cabin. "I can lure one inside. I got Elena in, how much smarter can a duck be?" rotflmao!

FS: Tivo Wireless N Adapter

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 11:51
For Sale is my barely used Tivo Wireless N Adapter. approx 2 months old. reason for selling is i finally got my Moca network running properly.

asking $ 30.00 shipped in the 48 states.

located in Orlando, FL

Cannot create a season pass

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 11:47
On my new Roamio Pro, I have found at least one show hat will not permit a season pass to be created. It works on every other show I have tried. When I pull up "Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice" in the Guide and I select a future recording, then select "Season Pass & other options," it only allows me to "Record this episode" or "Explore this show." Any other show (as far as i can find) offers additional options of "View other showings" and "Get a Season Pass."

Has anyone else seen this before?

Cannot create season pass

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 11:44
On my new Roamio Pro, I have found at least one show hat will not permit a season pass to be created. It works on every other show I have tried. When I pull up "Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice" in the Guide and I select a future recording, then select "Season Pass & other options," it only allows me to "Record this episode" or "Explore this show." Any other show (as far as i can find) offers additional options of "View other showings" and "Get a Season Pass."

Has anyone else seen this before? Thanks.