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Old DirecTV tivo user needing help doing over the air tivo

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 21:16
Hi. I used to have Directv with tivo, and loved it. Looking to to cut my cords to paid tv. I live in an apartment, can not use an outside antenna. Thinking of getting the premiere and mounting a Channel Master CM 4228 inside behind a large mirror or wooden piece of furniture on the wall. I read it has great reception. I live near Los Angeles, aproximately 42 miles from major stations. Can anyone tell me if this is a good setup? And btw, I paid years ago for lifetime membership, when I had the Directv tivo, will that apply to the new premiere? Thanks for the help.

Stuck in Ugly Skin

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 19:17
I can't seem to log in properly. i have stored a link to my UserCP in my bookmarks, but it makes me log in. I log in and get redirected to the "mobile" skin. If I click on "To get back to the default skin, click Here", it logs me out again. I can't get to anything logged in in the normal, orange skin.

I have tried closing my browser and tried clearing my cookies.

Series 3 hd constant reboot when cable card instlled

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 18:05
After doing a channel line up update my Hd tivo is going into constant reboots.
It works fine when the cable card is removed for off the air channels and can play recorded shows.
After putting the card back in It boots then runs for about 2 minutes. then reboots.
I picked up a couple of new cable cards and they cause the tivo to do the same thing. I have talked to tech support several times and they don't really know what is going on other than the card reader failed.
This is a life time unit that my other msd's are tied to. They really have no offers for replacing it other than a basic premier with a new lifetime for about $350.

Remote control issue with new Westinghouse TV

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 17:15
Couldn't find this on any search of the threads so I thought I'd throw it on here. Just hooked up a new Westinghouse TV in place of an old Sony. Hooked up everything as it was on the old TV and everything works the same as always except two issues with the Tivo remote. The first is when Tivo is on and I hit the pause button it also controls the closed caption feature of the new TV. Second, when I hit fast forward on the Tivo remote it kicks the TV into TV input source and I lose the Tivo screen. I have to use the TV remote to get back to AV input for Tivo where I find that the Tivo is still fast forwarding. In essence, the pause and fast forward are working correctly but they are also controling the input source and closed caption functions at the same time. Have tried numerous codes for Westinghouse, Sony, and Samsung (per Tivo & Westinghouse tech suggestions. I've also done a global reset on the Tivo remote as well as restarted the Tivo. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Stream movies from Windows PC to TIVO

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 16:49
Is there a way to stream movies from my windows PC to my Tivo Premiere? Also, what other Windows apps are available besides Tivo Desktop

Tivo HD - no sound until reboot

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 16:13
I am having an issue with my Tivo HD, which has not been modified in any way. The problem is that on three occasions in the past two months I have had to reset the box to fix a no audio problem. I do hear the Tivo beeps but there is no audio on live or recorded shows. The Tivo is connected to the TV via an HDMI cable, and there is also a digital audio connection to the AVR and the sound is affected through both of these connections. I have it connected this way so that I can either just listen though the TV via the HDMI, or use the surround sound system. The last couple of times this happened I switched between the two to make sure the audio was affected through both connections. I have the issue right now but am not rebooting in case there is something else I can do. Is this an issue others have seen or perhaps the Tivo is failing? I have lifetime service on this Tivo, but I believe that only applies to the Tivo service and not the hardware. Thanks!

Spoiler poll - Journey or Destination?

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 16:00
I am definitely a journey guy, I try to avoid spoilers but if I see them I don't let it ruin it for me. Also I don't get all bent out of shape when visiting a TV board and someone lets something slip. It would be like complaining when putting your hand over a candle and trying to move it before you got burned.

OTA NBC Bay Area 11.1 KNTV "To Be Announced"

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 14:30
We left Dtv a several months back for an OTA + Tivo solution. All has been working splendidly until about a month ago.

Channel 11.1 KNTV NBC now only shows "To Be Announced" for all guide data. I can tune to that channel and watch what's there, which comes in great. But I can't use Tivo to schedule recordings.

Anyone else in the Bay Area having this issue? Tivo support has been of no help on this.

Channel Banner Sizes?

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 13:36
Hi

I just upgraded to Premiere from HDXL. The Premiere users manual says

"The channel banner displays the show’s title, description, ratings, and other information. It
appears whenever you change the channel. To view the channel banner while watching a show,
press INFO.
The channel banner can be displayed in three different sizes. Press the RIGHT arrow cycle
through the sizes of the channel banner. Press the LEFT arrow or CLEAR to hide it."

When I press the right arrow it seems to have no effect. When I did that in my XLHD it worked as expected.

Any ideas?

Thanks Andy

My TiVo Not Working - TiVo Not Helping

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 13:09
I have had an ongoing issue for months now where my tivo simply does not work for me. It does not matter what browser or machine I use it just does not pull up information.

I have tested using other family member credentials and I immediately see what I would expect. I have logged support calls and sent PM's to TiVo employees on this forum. Nothing.

If anyone has any suggestions I would love to hear them.
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"The League" Season Premiere date announced

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 11:35
The League is back Thursday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 p.m. (EDT)...YAY!

HD upgrade, replacing Series 2?

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 11:02
Hi all. Your patience and help is appreciated in advance! I've searched the forums and the rest of the net, but I still can't seem to nail the best solution to this probably typical issue, at least not in a way I can fully understand, yet.

I've had the Humax DVD-R/RW Recorder/TiVo Series2 DVR Combo for many years. Feels like it's getting near its last legs - quirky behavior now and then, and a mildly noisier hard drive, but nothing catastrophic yet.

What's catastrophic is that I finally, finally, got around to getting an HDTV! After years of only thinking about it. But I guess I should have thought more about it, since it opens up a can of worms now that it's up and running.

I have Verizon FIOS. And now this big HDTV. But the TiVo/Humax box isn't loving this, of course. I'm running out of the cable box with S-Video cables into the TiVo, since there is no HDMI in, and at least until later tonight, I ran out of component cables. So as a result, I'm getting a not-great SD signal to this great TV (component cables from TiVo to TV.) A Blu-Ray player running totally separately, purely with HDMI, looks great. But everything else looks worse than it did on my 8 year old SD TV.

I see now there are complications. I dig TiVo and particularly love the DVD burner integrated. But at what cost (picture-wise)?

I'm seeing now, so many years after getting that Humax Series2, there is an HD option there with TiVo? So I can run HDMI out of the cable box into the TiVo and then run HDMI out to the TV. But is there any new box like that that can also burn DVDs of recordings? I'm assuming that if a newer TiVo box is storing HD files, burning SD DVDs becomes an issue. Cake and eat it too?

Anyone else have something very similar? Recommendations?

Thanks so much.

Biggest Loser News **SPOILERS**

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 10:57
You knew it would happen eventually. Guess who's back?

Jillian Michaels Returns to Biggest Loser in January 2012



Greg

Old tivo image tcd540040

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 09:12
Hi,

Ive been looking in the forum lately, for a way to get an old image of the tivo tcd540040.

I explain, I bought an old tivo series 2 tcd540040. I was planning to use it as a personal video recorder for my training. Actually, I want to plug a video camera to record my training. But when I've received the tivo it was stuck on the welcome screen. I suppose its the hard drive, So I want to put a new hard drive in it just to be able to record, but I need an image. It doesn't need to be a new image since I'm not gonna use it to watch tv... I wont even plug it to an antenna or anything else.

So here I don't really want to buy a brand new image from instantcake, since I'm not even gonna use it... Is there anyway I can make it work without buying an image?

(if I'm not suppose to use the tivo with a camera and if i'm not suppose to talk about it here, I'm sorry I didn't knew it. I will erase my thread)

Thx

Gab

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Breaking Bad question (no spoilers)

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 23:34
Is there any place on line I can see Season 5 episodes 2-8? I just discovered this show and watched seasons 1-4 on Netflix, and would love to be caught up.

Good coax splitter?

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 22:51
Experiencing major pixelation on my Elite on a few different channels periodically. Also experiencing it on a Series 3 in a different room every so often.

Cable company has a 3 way splitter in the box outside.

I also have a 2 way splitter where it comes into the main room. One to the Elite and one to the broadband connection.

Any recommendations for a better splitter to put outside? Should i also get a better one in the main room?

I have also seen mention of amps, but don't know much about them. Should I get one of those instead? Where should I put it?

Thanks!

Preparing for Tivo Premiere XL4 setup on FIOS

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 22:12
How many cablecards should I order from Verizon for a Tivo Premiere XL4?

Guessing 2 M cards?

My searching is bringing up a lot of noise - can anyone point me to the best instructions for setting it up including troubleshooting (used to be on DSLReports for some weird reason)?

Also any prep advice is appreciated.

Amazon has just shipped the Tivo - I can call Verizon Tuesday to get cards.

Any Heat Issues With Premiere?

Mon, 09/03/2012 - 20:07
I just ordered a Premiere XL/4. I downloaded the manual and also checked out the dimensions...I was surprised that the Premiere is actually shorter and a few inches less deep than the TivoHD. Does the smaller case cause any problems with heat?

This will be going in a closed cabinet with a couple of TivoHD's and several other components. While I do have a fan in the back of the cabinet, there isn't a lot of extra space to help dissipate the heat...

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