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Where to get a ps3 controller for 360?

Wed, 06/20/2012 - 04:00
Where to get a ps3 controller for 360?
I want to be able to have ps3 controls for xbox 360, and don't tell me crossfire, there is a small delay with that interface. Maybe in Japan or china someone sells such a controller?


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Where to get a ps3 controller for 360?

Wed, 06/20/2012 - 03:59
Where to get a ps3 controller for 360?
I want to be able to have ps3 controls for xbox 360, and don't tell me crossfire, there is a small delay with that interface. Maybe in Japan or china someone sells such a controller?

Where to get a ps3 controller for 360?

Wed, 06/20/2012 - 03:58
Where to get a ps3 controller for 360?
I want to be able to have ps3 controls for xbox 360, and don't tell me crossfire, there is a small delay with that interface. Maybe in Japan or china someone sells such a controller?

Big staff shake-up on Hardcore pawn

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 23:45
Likely a scripted event, Les the owner brought all the employees together and announced an ultimatum. The next employee who screws up would be fired.

Turns out that Rich the goateed, wild hair do'ed dude screws up several times during the episode. If you watch the show you may or may not agree that Rich is one of the most level headed people on the show and supposedly has 25 years of tenure with the store.

In my opinion Les and his two grown kids who run the store are certifiable whack jobs, at least that's the way the show is scripted to look.

The Rich situation is a pretty juicy minor cliff-hanger for the coming weeks, I'll be tuning in the see how it goes.

Tivo showed welcome screens but nothing else

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 18:14
So, our TV screen was black. For a few reboots in a row, our S3 played the welcome/powering up/almost there screens but then the screen would go black and we'd get nothing else--no TiVo startup video, no NPL, no menus, no Live TV, nothing.

The TV obviously worked just fine with DVD, xbox, Wii, etc., which is why we're guessing it's the TiVo. Everything is plugged in the same as always. Then on a third reboot it all went perfectly.

As a point of interest, we have it connected to a 1TB external hard drive and have never had any issues with it.

Is our TiVo dying? Is there anything we can do? Was it just a glitch?

I've tried googling but I'm on my phone so am having some difficulties.

If it's on it's death bed I want to prepare by moving what we can to the Premiere and/or TiVo Desktop...


Time for new activation to become fully functional

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 18:09
Does anyone have any recent experience with how long it takes for a new activation to become fully functional? i.e. multi-room viewing, etc.

The new TiVo shows up on my account on the web site but under the future payment plan column it says, "We're still processing your activation. Try again in 24 hours."

On the DVR preferences page I have Video Sharing and "Video Downloads" enabled but the DVR doesn't seem to know about it yet. Attempts to MRV fail with an error message that the DVR must be on my account first and miscellaneous other video stuff isn't working yet. All the major features work and the DVR does know that it has lifetime service. I was also able to transfer season passes via the online season pass manager (though they're all scrambled on the priority).

I'm wondering if this will take hours, days, or a week?

Tivo Comcast/Xfinity HBO and Game of Thrones

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 16:11
So I have now like most members wathed my Season 2 and no longer have a need for HBO until Season 3. I have paid my monthly dues to have them stored on my TIVO. I have not been able to find the answer and apprecite the input...

What happens to the copyright material "Season 2 G.o.T." once I drop my subscription to HBO? Do I loose them? do they stay on my TIVO unless I accidently remove them?

Keep in mind having paid $93 for three months of service between the three. I OWN this material now, or should at any rate. I am not keen on losing it because HBO thinks they should retain the rights.

Add Time To Recording Option

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 12:22
Has TiVo ever addressed the fact that in the "add time to a recording" part of the software, the added time jumps from 1 1/2 hours straight to 3 hours?

I recorded the Michigan NASCAR race on Sunday and opted to add 1 and 1/2 hours. Luckily, I just caught Dale Jr. finishing his burnouts after winning, but missed all the post race interviews, analysis, etc.

Adding 3 hours would have conflicted with other recordings. I would have loved to add 2 hours, but it wasn't an option.

Go refurb 45hr or new 70hr Premiere?

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 11:35
I've been putting off getting a Premiere (series 2 lifetime subscriber) for too long, and now that we just ditched our old bedroom tube TV for a new HD screen I think it's about time.

The question is should I go with one of the refurb 45hr models for $79, or get one of the new 75hr ones for $150? How likely am I to want the 75hrs over the 45? How easy is HD upgrading now? (it was pretty easy as I recall in the series 2 days).

Besides the hard drive is there any other potential benefit- chipset revision, or who knows what- to getting a "new" Premiere?

I'm going to be adding the $399 LT sub, so saving $70 on the hardware may not be the hugest concern, but saving is saving.

What do you think?

Do you get used to the 30 second scan vs. skip?

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 08:06
From what I've read, the 30-second skip feature, which I love to use on our Series 2, has gone the way of the dinosaurs.

What's been people's experience in transitioning from one to the other?

I'm one of those people who values clever GUIs and gets irritated by pet features being dropped. I also dislike fast forwarding, being subject to a barrage of fast images! I can see myself being distracted by the change!

Or, is there a way of resurrecting the 30-second skip on the Premieres?

Is this a no-brainer? Tivo Premiere w/ 236 hr vs. TP XL...

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 08:02
DVR Upgrade sells new Tivo Premiere with internal 1.5 TB hard drive, meaning 236 hours of HD recording. For $250. (AFAICT, they are new with internal HD.)

OTOH, BH Photo sells Tivo Premiere XL with 150 hours. For $213. Vann's sells it for $200.

Is the larger recording space worth the trade-off in lost features (seemingly only a glow in the dark remote & THX certification)?

If one buys from a 3rd party, are there glitches or issues in activating lifetime with Tivo?

I suppose, in any case, that I should pay for a month's fee first, in case I decide to return the Tivo!

Inside Men series premiere 6/20 on BBC America

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 07:59
Might be a good one.

Replacing hard drive

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 07:34
I have a Premiere Elite Tivo which has a 2GB hard drive. I am not comfortable making my own replacement drive following the steps I have seen online here.

Since my hard drive is fine now is it possible to use a program to CLONE my current drive to keep as a backup or would that not work?

Hell's Kitchen Season 10 Episode 6

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 07:28
will be airing soon so are you all are ready for watch its next episode ?

Futurama Season 7 Episode 1

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 07:28
So guys are you ready for watch

FS: Two TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs (not working buy for parts)

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 07:17
Hello I have for sale two TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs. Both units are not working properly I have since upgraded to Premiers. Buyer would be purchasing a BROKE machine for parts or to fix.

1. Tivo Series 3 with the channel information on the front. I believe the hard drive is shot.

2. Tivo Series 3 with only light indicators on the front. The unit will not turn on.

Please PM or reply to this thread if you are interested. I can supply pictures and more information if interested.


my Videos

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 07:01
On my HD I show my videos from three sources, my desktop, my laptop and my sons desktop all at the same time. On my Premier I only show one at a time and the only way to show another is to turn pytivo off and on again on the computer I want to see. Is there any setting for this on the Premier or is this another "enhancement".

Automatic download of all recordings?

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 06:54
Ok... here's the situation.
My parents will be moving to China at the end of the year.
My father is looking for ways to allow my mother to watch US content while in China.
They will be keeping their place here in the US and it will have cable.

One option I thought of was to have them get a tivo and use kmttg to automatically download shows and convert them into a small file, place the encoded file on dropbox.
Then dropbox will sync with the computer in China and my mother will be able to see some of the shows that she likes.

This will work for items that are on a season pass but won't work for special shows here and there.

They will be able to get to tivo.com so they can schedule recording and season passes from there.

Is there any way to download every recording to a local PC?

or are there other options we should look at?

slingbox is not reliable from china due to bandwidth issues.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

No way for DVR2 to work with Direct TV?

Tue, 06/19/2012 - 04:45
Is there no way to get the old Hughes DVR2 to work with my Direct TV? I had used it when I originally got Direct TV, but when I switched to a common dish with the rest of my apartment building, the tech said I couldn't use it anymore. I eventually moved to a townhome and I would like to use the old unit on one of my tvs. I remeber a Direct TV tech admiting that he had heard of a possible firmware update? IS this true? Has anyone got the DVR2 to work with Direct TV recently?

HD reboots at specific point playing a show

Mon, 06/18/2012 - 23:35
Our HD rebooted tonight. After it booted, I watched a different show with no problem.

Then I went to finish the show that the reboot happened. The show did not have a position saved. I started at the beginning, jumped to the end, rewound back and started watching just before the reboot. It rebooted again when I hit the same spot.

I went again and rewound to just after the problem and finished the show from there.

So, bad hard drive? Anything to do besides replace it?

It was an HD show. I would hope that even a horribly corrupted MPEG could not trigger a reboot.