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Sun, 08/12/2012 - 07:36

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TiVo premiere with slingbox solo

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 07:23
Can't find this and TiVo support won't verify this for me. Best buy is having a sale on the sling box solo and I want to connect it to my TiVo. I currently am using hdmi cables and do not want to change to composit. I was wondering if I could use both RCA and hdmi at the same time.

I'll only use hdmi with tv and RCA with streaming to my phone/iPad. Does this work?

Thank you!

Kickstart is unresponsive

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 21:57
Our TiVo (HD -- TCD652160) restarted yesterday and got stuck on the Welcome! Powering up... boot screen. It never gets beyond that.

Over the past 24 hours, I've immersed myself in the collective Internet knowledge, trying to figure out how to diagnose my problem. Finally, I found the Kickstart codes over at weaknees (sorry, I'm a noob and can't post the link...).

My suspicion was the disk, so I tried code 54 to get into the SMART diagnostics. The problem is that I get the amber and red LEDs when I press the remote's pause, and after entering the code the LEDs turn off, but then nothing happens. Nothing. Still the same boot screen.

I figure that either the disk drive is so broken that the TiVo OS isn't getting loaded, or (since I suspect the Kickstart codes are contained in the boot ROM) the CPU is fried.

There's no serial connection on my box, so I can't get into the console terminal in any way I can figure out. Is there a serial connector inside the box?

I fear my only hope is to send the TiVo in for service, but would like to attempt to revive it on my own. Any ideas?

THR22-11 Needs Phone or Network

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 21:47
We originally ordered the Tivo HD DVR from DirecTV. When the installers arrived they told us we had to have a phone line to get our local channels.

Based on the "experts" info we went with the HD DVR and hated it. This was half right.

After emails and calls to DirecTV to see if this is true we were told it was not. But again only half right. They told us we did not need a phone line or network connection.

You do need the unit to be able to do it DVR calls via a phone line OR network connection.

Ironic thing is after my initial connection direct thru my router I connected the unit remotely with the DirecTV Cinema Connection Kit and our WiFi network.

Experts....Yah Right

Week for Dead Tivos.

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 21:12
After replacing the bad PS in my S3, My wifes Premiere XL died.
Changed power supply with a reg. premiere power supply with no help. It's stuck on Welcome! Starting Up and just sits there.
Would the Hard drive from the Premiere work in the Premiere XL?

TiVo Seeking Alpha article

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 19:29

I would be happy to discuss any of the non-investment items related to my SA article here.

The Green Room and other shows: Comedians talk funny

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 17:09
Those roundtable tak shows with stand up comics talking to each other are FUNNY!

I just busted a gut watching the Tommy Chong and Richard Lewis episodes of "The Green Room with Paul Provenza." on Showtime and Showtime on Demand http://www.sho.com/sho/the-green-roo...-provenza/home I don't always know who these younger guys are but I still laugh my backside off. This is how I discovered Marc Marmon of the WTF podcast, who has more of the same.

There are other shows on premium channels

"Inside Comedy" hosted by David Steinberg on Showtime

one show with Dick Cavett and Mel Brooks on HBO http://www.hbo.com/comedy/mel-brooks...ain/index.html
And HBO had "Talking Funny" with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Louis CK

Set a SP. Enjoy!

New Fios HBO cablecard issues

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 16:34
Came back from vacation to find HBO no longer was working on my 4 Tivo's. Apparently Fios had to honor a new HBO encryption protocol that went into effect August 1st that will make it difficult to move their content between devices. Called customer support and all they could re-authorize was my Premiere Elite and ordered me new cable cards for the rest. Today new cards came and still could not authorize HBO on my Premiere XL, TiVo HD and Series 3 units. Btw all other pay services like Showtime avtivated just fine. After almost 3 hours on the phone with the CSR trying to activate them in their "normal" way he was told to try an activate them in a "card swap" activation mode. This worked for the XL and the TiVo HD but not the Series 3. He was trying to tell me it was incompatible with the new encryption, exhausted I gave the fight up on the Series 3 for now since my 3 main tv's were now working. Was hoping this may save some others some grief. Funny thing is they are saying I am the only one they have seen with this problem......isn't this what they always tell their customers.

Cannot get past 97% acquiring

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 12:19
I've had this unit for quite a while and it's been working fine until recently. It's started to freeze and I have to reset by unplugging. When it comes back on it has trouble acquiring information and gets stuck at 97%. It continues to try and gets stuck at 80%. It usually takes a few tries but eventually acquires the information. Today it's not working so hot. I can't get to live tv at all. Is it toast or are there some other resets or workarounds I could try?

Breaking Bad cast auditions on YouTube

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 10:34
It does look like they had a slightly lighter idea of Breaking Bad before the ensemble gelled.

NSFW Topic:
It took me a while to realize that she was looking at her eBay auction.

Notice how Hank has an admiration for Walt's brainpower:

Jesse was Jesse:



S3 only records suggestions sometimes

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 10:27
Here's a new one (I think): My HD S3 TiVo used to record suggestions all the time...just like every TiVo I've had back to Series 1.

Now, it's only recording them very rarely, and only for a day or two at a time.

I've tried purging (deleting) the old suggestions, confirming there's plenty of room on the drive, turning the suggestions recording function on and off, but nothing sems to fix this.

The last suggestions recorded were from July 31. Before that, it had recorded noe since July 9.

Any ideas, oh TiVoheads?

How can I transfer my recordings from the Tivo to my Mac

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 09:13
Hi all! I'm sorry if this has been discussed earlier, but I am trying to transfer my recordings from my Tivo to my Mac. According to Tivo, they recommend using Roxio Titanium 11. However, upon doing some rudimentary research, I found out that this program is beyond horrible with many issues. Is there any other program that can be used to transfer the recordings?

Thank you in advance!

How can I transfer my recordings from the Tivo to my Mac

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 09:13
Hi all! I'm sorry if this has been discussed earlier, but I am trying to transfer my recordings from my Tivo to my Mac. According to Tivo, they recommend using Roxio Titanium 11. However, upon doing some rudimentary research, I found out that this program is beyond horrible with many issues. Is there any other program that can be used to transfer the recordings?

Thank you in advance!

Does one need to set their TiVo to get 1080i?

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 08:39
I am confused about something.

I noticed that certain shows in my to do list are 720p while others are 1080i. Now I record everything I possibly can in HD (as long as the network provides it of course) but I am confused as to why some of the recordings are 720 and others are 1080i. Is it a setting I need to configure on the TiVo box or does that have to do with the network specifically?

*example- anything I record on CBSHD comes 1080i but anything on ABCHD comes 720p?

Comcast Ondemand w/TIVO

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 08:36
Any launch date for Comcast Ondemand to hit TIVO's for Comcast of Garden State, NJ system? What's the hold up?

Hensel twins getting their own reality show

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 05:11
I have always enjoyed the specials featuring the amazing Abby & Brittany Hensel, the conjoined twins who share one body. They are now getting their own reality show on TLC, starting August 28!


finding auto delete programs?

Sat, 08/11/2012 - 01:19
My tivo filled up and a bunch of shows were auto deleted. I was hoping I could go into the recently deleted folder to find them so I could re-schedule them to be recorded. Unfortunantly I can't find them there. Even though I know these shows were auto deleted today, there not shown on todays date of recorded history. I guesss that means they would show on the date they were recorded which is uselessto me since I don'tknow the date they were recorded. Finding titles in recording history would be hard anyways because it's full of titles saying not recorded for so and so reason usually regarding season passses.
Is there a way I can find out what titles were auto erased?


Fri, 08/10/2012 - 20:18
This HD is for $100.- @ Newegg w free shipping


Promo code : $20 off w/ promo code EMCNBNC37, end 8/13

I ordered one, hopefully it will work in one of my S2 boxes. ;)

series 3 software

Fri, 08/10/2012 - 20:10
When did series 3's get last update? Mine was 11.0d is now current 11.0k, was there a 0e-0j?

Replacement Hard Drives - Options

Fri, 08/10/2012 - 18:40
Premier Hard Drive seems to have died. Stuck at start up screen and S.M.A.R.T. testing incates "Fail 7" for both short test and extended test. Since I have lifetime want to replace the hard drive.

I don't want to format a replacement drive myself as it seems a little technical so was looking at amazon and ebay for already formated drives.

Noticed that there are some Premier XL units available near or even below what a formated replacement drive costs.

Is there any reason why I can't buy the XL and just take drive and put it in my unit with lifetime????

I figure this way I get other replacement parts and a working XL assuming I can't get my current unit to work.

Thoughts and feedback much appreciated!!!!