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Netflix isn't watchable

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 13:22
Does anyone else have this issue? Netflx is painfully slow to load, the browse screen gets cutoff - but the worst part is the quality of the video.

While I get a perfectly fine video when using either apple tv or connecting my iPad directly to my tv, when watching through TiVo the video is pixelated and unwatchable.

I am using the wireless n adaptor, but even whe I tried a direct connection it wasn't that much improved.

Is this just the way it is or are there suggestions on how to get a better experience?

Series2 Video Input Recording HELP

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 10:28
I have a TIVO subscription at home. However I was using my old S2 box at my office using the video input to record photos and as a security camera backup. It worked fine for nearly 3 years.

A month ago we had power problems and I had to reset/restart everything and go through the Guided Setup. The S2 worked like normal until yesterday. I tried to transfer some photos and I cannot get it to record. When I go to "Find Programs>Record by Time or Channel>Set up Manual Recording" or press the "Record" button nothing happens. I assume that when the Guided Setup was used it changed/updated the operating system.

Is there any rollback or solution?

Premiere4 with James expanded 2tb drive-add ext drive?

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 09:42
I've looked all around and can't find definitive answer for Premieres

If I've upgraded using Jmfs 1.04 my premiere4 int drive to 2tb, can I plug a 1tb external drive in to expand to 3tb total automatically?

Thanks

Suburgatory s2e11 Yakult Leader

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 08:51
Anyone else watching? This is one of my favorites.

"I've been trying to get Jill into bud play since college!"

education

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 07:08
Dhaka university is the best versity in Bangladesh. We proud it.what you think?

Watch four tuners at once?

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 06:31
This probably shows a bit of ignorance on my part, but here goes...

In Live TV, could Tivo have a mode where you can see all four tuners on your screen at once, kind of like DirecTV does with their "Mix" channels?

They could label them A, B, C, D and you could use those buttons on the remote - press once to select for trick play and hear the sound, twice for fullscreen.

Is there an engineering reason why they couldn't?

Why JotForm?

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 03:18
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Why JotForm?

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 03:17
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Why JotForm?

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 03:17
Description:
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for web designers. Then came JotForm, first WYSIWYG online form
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Why JotForm?

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 03:17
Description:
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for web designers. Then came JotForm, first WYSIWYG online form
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Why JotForm?

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 03:16
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Sun, 02/03/2013 - 03:15
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House of Cards S01E13*spoilers* (Netflix)

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 00:20
I enjoyed the series, which is high praise from me since I am not usually a fan of political drama.

The production values were great and I thought the pacing was perfect.

Slugline seems poised to totally screw Frank. Based on the ambition Zoe has shown I expected that she would have much more to gain by staying in Franks pocket than blowing the story wide open, but maybe I am underestimating the value to her career by bringing him down.

Personally I would much rather see frank come out on top with the job.

Stations boardcasting in the wrong aspect ratio for older 4:3 sources

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 20:19
I'm baffled how often I encounter stations that broadcast a 4:3 TV series in a aspect ratio that completely wrong and the image on the HDTV is like watching thin\tall people; looks like a compressed CinemaScope movie.

In the Seattle area channel 117 (RTV) has been broadcasting older 4:3 TV shows in panel box format within a 16:9 1080i HDTV; yes, this a common way of handling TV series that were filmed in 4:3, but Channel 117 compresses that 16:9 panel box image down to 4:3, so the original 4:3 is now a tall\thin image.

To be clear, its not aspect ratio config problem with my HDTV aspect ratio, or a config problem between TV and TiVo. And I can correct the problem by selecting WideScreen on my HDTV when the station comrpesseses the aspect ratio of 4:3 sources, but then the Tivo menus are then expanded to widescreen, and are therefore messed up.

What is baffling is that nobody at the station notices that they are compressing a 16:9 image into a 4:3 when the video source is already 4:3 or a panel box within a 16:9 HDTV format.

C-Span takes over

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 18:33
My Elite will change to C-Span on it's own. I can be watching a live or recorded show and C-Span will appear for about 2 minutes and then live TV will resume. While C-Span is showing all controls are locked. Channel cannot be changed. Even the Tivo button will not work. Over the last few weeks this has increased in frequency. VERY ANNOYING!! Anyone run into this? Any solutions?

installing cisco digital transport adapters

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 18:22
I'm trying to hook up my Cisco DTA 170HD to my Tivo Premier. Have a Sony home theater receiver. Cable provider is Time Warner who's tech support has been no help.

I understand TV coax goes to DTA 'cable in' and Cisco-supplied coax goes from DTA 'to TV' back to Tivo.

This DTA has one HDMI port and that's where I'm confused and so is TWC. How do I link HDMI to Tivo? TV HDMI is routed to receiver and receiver has HDMI tie to Tivo at present.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks

channels pixelated

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 17:55
I've got about 20 or so channels that are pixelated (Time Warner), pretty badly, most of them won't stay tuned in for very long, and end up going to a black screen.

I've connected the coax directly to the TiVo (skipping the tuning adaptor, as well as removing the cable card), and the channels come in excellent (aside from the few that can't tune, due to no cable card being present).

Once I re-connect the TA the channels still work fine, however when I put the cable card back in, they start to go all wonky (digitized, sound like robots talking, etc).

I'm guessing this has to be (or could be?) something related to the cable card, since the channels work fine, up until I put the cable card back in.

The signals on the channels are all erratic and go from 0-24-70 and anything in between - all other channels work flawlessly. It's channels in the "lower" range of channels, starting at 33, all the way up to 502 (certain channels in this range work, so its not a very large number of channels), but it is for example SpikeTV (which is on 36, as well as 216). The HD channel (1216) of SpikeTV works fine, but the other 2 "alternative" channels of it, are all digitized.

I'm trying to get an idea of what it may be, before calling Time Warner, since they don't seem to have very many folks familiar with TiVo's in my area, and if it ultimately could be the cable card (again, I have no idea, since I'm pretty new to all of this), then I can just go get another one (provided it doesn't fail the firmware update, as the last two we tried did, so we ended up going back to the one that was working previously, but has/had the issue with these 20 or so channels).

So, any ideas, or suggestions of what I can say, or try?

Thank you.

"This program was not recorded because it was no longer in the program guide."

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 17:44
A couple weeks ago, I added a season pass for The Joe Schmo Show. It recorded the first show successfully, but I decided to let it queue up several episodes before watching it.

Today, I decided to watch them. Unfortunately, I still have only that first recorded episode. My recording history does list the subsequent episodes, but it lists them as Not Recorded with the following reason:

"This program was not recorded because it was no longer in the program guide."

What happened here? This was on Spike TV. There have been no lineup changes related to this channel. Unfortunately, the episodes are not scheduled to re-air so I've blown the season.

Bringing up the season pass shows two episodes scheduled to record in the next couple weeks (with the double checkmark), but so did the ones that didn't record. I guess I'll wait and see what happens with them.

Problem with premium channels & Tivo Premiere w/cablecard

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 17:14
I have the tivo premiere using the comcast cablecard. The tivo is just a couple of months old. All channels work fine except HBO and Showtime and I get a "not authorized to receive this channel" on the screen.

I have had comcast tech out and they have tried a few other cablecard they are telling me there is a problem with my tivo. Again all other channels work find except the two premium channels which I have confirmed with comcast I should be receiving.

Suggestions?

Urgent QAM question.

Sat, 02/02/2013 - 16:05
Hi - I'm in the Milwaukee, WI area and I've been banging my head against the wall for a long time now on this problem. Now it's Superbowl Eve and the day of reckoning is here. I don't watch a lot of TV but I have a 32" Emerson LCD from Walmart and projector in my basement/media room. I had an ATSC tuner hooked up via antenna to the projector at a previous residence with no problems getting local OTA channels.

When I moved to my new residence I couldn't get the same channels since there is no attic antenna. My cheap LCD TV with QAM (I believe) tuner works fine with local channels plugged into the wall cable but my tuner got nothing. So I just ran to the store to get a TiVo Premiere w/ QAM tuner and prep for the game. It STILL gets nothing. During channel search it claims to come up with 222 channels, but none of the resulting channels end up with any signal. 106-[5-100ish] have full signal but are blank - encrypted I guess. I've tried to look up Milwaukee area Time Warner channel mappings but no manually entered channel seems to show anything.

The cheapo LCD TV after channel scan in Cable mode manages to map local channels as expected (4-1, 4-2, 24-1, etc.) with NO CABLE CARD but no tuner I try can show anything including my brand new TiVo. I've traced the cable and tested it at both locations with the 32" TV. It's fine.

Can anybody help? I'm on about 20 hours working on this now...
Thanks

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