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Old TBS show

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 17:13
Years ago TBS had show with the ghost of a 20's flapper being a families maid, anyone remember the name of it? Have googled everything I could think of no answer.

Blacklist 11/11/13 "General Ludd"

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 15:46
So Red is Lizzie's father? I'm shocked...stunned...AMAZED...

That they didn't drag it out a whole lot longer.

So I guess Dad's (Real Dad, that is, the man who raised her) terminal diagnosis is what brought Red out of hiding in the first place?

Did anybody else get an ex-lovers vibe from Dad and Red?

Mini boots when I turn on Samsung TV

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 14:34
My Tivo Mini is connected to Samsung DLP via HDMI. Every time I turn on the TV the next day, the Tivo mini displays "Almost there a few more minutes" message which tells me it's either powering up for first time or just rebooted.

I wouldn't mind so much as the Mini works perfectly after it boots but the booting takes forever. I've searched the forums saying that it could be a HDMI handshake problem or perhaps a voltage issue with DLP drawing too much current. However, I have Apple TV, Tivo HD, Xbox 360, PS3, and they all work fine.

Anyone else have this issue? From my understanding the Tivo Mini is suppose to "sleep" when not in use, not turn off completely.

Tivo support says to take the Tivo Mini off the surge protector and/or restart all my network devices (which I don't quite understand how that will help). I'll try tonight and see what happens.

Weird Behavior when Navigating Tuners/Channels/Menus

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 14:01
I have not got the update yet....that was the first thing I checked.

My Premiere did connect overnight.

This morning when I switched between tuners, started a program, deleted a program, etc.....the screen would go blank for much longer than usual and I might even get a bit of "static" picture noise for a second or two.

Any ideas?

Premium Content?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 13:59
Hello, I have a Roamio Pro and 4 Mini's on order. Due next week. I forgot to check if you can watch premium content (HBO, Showtime) etc. on the Mini's.

I have 4 independent TiVo's now and I know that you can't transfer shows like Boardwalk Empire between the boxes.

Just wondering... Mike :confused:

Thor-oughly Entertaining

TiVo Blog - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 13:49
Living-doll Natalie Portman plays an astrophysicist in the newly released movie Thor: The Dark World. In a movie about a Norse God battling an evil that predates the universe, where a woman is teleported to another world then infected with a supreme energy force, is the most unbelievable part that Natalie Portman is an astrophysicist? While examining this very important question, I started to think about other actors and actresses who have portrayed scientists on the big screen and how believable each of these performances was. Denise Richards plays nuclear Continue Reading

record shows in specific season ONLY

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 13:08
is there a way on the roamio to record only shows IN A SPECIFIC SEASON? for example, suppose i want to have tivo record all episodes of homeland in season 2 ONLY (by definition these would all be repeats), but i don't want season 1 or season 3 recording. is this possible?
thank you

DLE error

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 13:05
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Roamio and Time Warner Austin - found my deal breaker

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 10:42
I was so close to pulling the trigger on purchasing a Roamio and connecting Time Warner Cable. I did a good amount of research on the equipment, service, cost against my current satellite programming, etc., then...
I looked closely at Time Warner Austin's digital cable line up and saw a lot of the little icons next to about 10 of the channels I really like (Military channel, OWN, BIO, LOGO, cloo, SOAPNet, etc.)
Contacted them and they confirmed that these channels won't work with a cable card setup so it looks like I won't be able to give up that many channels I regularly watch.

Arrrrgh. I'm glad I did a double take.


This sux.

FS: 2 Tuner Premiere with Lifetime Service, Wireless N adapter

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 09:59
Since my upgrade to a Roamio Plus & Mini, I am now ready to sell the following:

a. 2 tuner Tivo Premiere with lifetime (Used model TCD746320 with 45h HD storage capacity, includes remote and power cable)

b. TiVo Wireless N adapter (Used, includes power cable and ethernet adapter)

Please post here or send me a PM with offers. Thanks for your time!

Music and Photos on a Mini?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 09:28
Do Music and Photos from the TiVo Desktop app work on a Mini?

In System Info on the Mini, TiVo to Go shows as i,i,i,a. On the Roamio it's a,a,a,a.

Roamio remote communication issues

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 09:06
I am a long time TiVo customer and recently replaced a forever troubled TiVo Premiere with a Roamio Plus. The unit sits in an A/V cabinet directly below (in lower level of home) our living room. With the TiVo Premiere we used a TiVo (Next Generation) Remote Extender to allow the remote to communicate with the TiVo unit. The signal is required to travel through carpet, 3/4" plywood subfloor and 5/8" sheetrock on the ceiling of the basement room where the TiVo unit is connected to my network. The distance from the unit to the remote is never more than 25 feet.

The previous remote extender worked flawlessly, but the new TiVo remote with the Roamio is hit or miss. At times I can perform a function on the remote and the signal is sent with an amber confirmation light on the remote. At these times I can repeatedly continue to depress the same remote button and most of the time the remote will continue to communicate with the Roamio unit. If I move to a different remote command like changing from scrolling down through channels in "Guide" to reverse to scrolling up the remote will work intermittently. At these times when the remote does not communicate the remote light will change to a red signal color.

Originally I thought my issue may be directly related to my distance from the Roamio unit because I was sitting in a location which is approximately 15 feet above and away from the Roamio. When I moved to a location only 20 feet from the unit, the frequency of the problem increased. I then moved to a position directly above the Roamio unit and initially the remote communicated 100% with the Roamio unit, but after only a short time returned to the intermittent communication described earlier. Distance does seem to have some effect, but the fact that remote does have issues regardless of the distance perplexes me. I moved to the room where the TiVo Roamio is positioned, blocked the IR path where only RF signals would communicate between the remote and Roamio, and cycled through several commands from a distance of 10 feet. In this scenario the remote had less “failures” but still had issues where the light on the remote would flash red (instead of amber) and once this would happen would continue to struggle to pair with the Roamio unit.

I have called TiVo Support on multiple occasions without success. I have repeatedly reset the remote to factory settings at the direction of the support reps without success. I have read several posts within tivocommunity.com and see that this has been a fairly common issue with other TiVo customers. I tried to use the TiVo (Next Generation) remote extender with the Roamio Plus but have not been able to get it to work with the Roamio Plus remote. I checked and the Roamio is running Software Ver. 20.3.7.1a-USA-6-848 which I believe is the newest update. Any help or suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

Might re-connect cable. Q on Roamio

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 08:55
I cut cable a few months ago and I am pretty happy with that choice. However my wife is still not satisfied and wants it back. I am considering doing this as a big xmas present this year.

My question is external streaming to the TiVo. I have ripped my DVD/Br collection to mkv and would want one or more TiVos to be able to index and read off an external source and stream the content. Is this a possibility yet?

I miss my TiVo - DirecTV hardware is meh...

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 08:29
So I've looked around the forums and it seems all of the posts regarding DirecTV and TiVo are at least two years (if not more) old.

TiVo has focused on cable companies and making sure they can use cable cards to receive and decrypt programming. What about satellite providers that don't use cable cards? I moved over to DirecTV recently and got the Genie multi-room DVR since it was specially offered and had better functions than the TiVo that is offered with Direc...

So, why is the TiVo that is offered with DirecTV so far behind the Genie as far as hardware is concerned? The new TiVo Roamio seems to match (or beat) the Genie and the Hopper (for the Dish people)... but I can't get it for my satellite service. What's up with that? TiVo and DirecTV teamed up for the second time several years ago, but it also looks like they haven't updated their hardware since then either. Is their partnership fading, or non-existent?

My old cable provider is no where near the quality or programming choices of DirecTV - that's why I switched... Where DirecTV fails is it's DVR. The Genie SOFTWARE is no where near the quality of TiVo's software. The suggestions are a joke, the fast forward and rewind is skippy and not smooth. The way it fails when reading a bad sector on the hard drive is horrible. The recording season passes is not in any way logical or elegant. This is a great opportunity to kill the Genie that TiVo is missing.

I want my TiVo back, but I want to keep the DirecTV service - having my cake and eating it too would be nice...

I miss my TiVo, but don't want to give up my better quality programming.

PLEASE TiVo - make the newer models available to satellite consumers as well!! You could kill the satellite provider hardware hands down...

Mini + Roamio w/ethernet; Mini loses connection on recording show

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 08:26
A week or two ago I bought a Roamio and Mini. I have them both wired with Ethernet. I'm experiencing this problem:

I'm on the Mini watching a show being recorded by the Roamio. Before the end of the show, the Mini loses connection. I get the alert, I press reconnect or whatever the option is, navigate back to the show, and restart and finish without any other problems.

This only seems to be happening on shows that are still being recorded. Is this a known problem?

HIMYM - Platonish, OAD 11/11/13

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 08:17
Another good episode, I thought. Gives a good explanation to all the recent comments about why Barney "changed".

It was also good to see Marshall (Jason Segel) back with the cast.

Roamio Pro - New in Box - $500 shipped

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 08:15
I bought one more Roamio Pro than I ended up needing. It's past the return window, so I'm selling the extra. It's brand new and still sealed in the original box. $500 shipped to the lower 48.

Lock a recording

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 04:37
I like the "keep until I delete" feature, but it would be nice to lock a recording so it wouldn't be deleted during a group delete. A locked recording could only be deleted after it was unlocked.

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Convert .Tivo to mp4 with kmttg?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 11/12/2013 - 03:49
Can I use kmttg to convert .Tivo to mp4?

Thank you

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