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Need 1 more programmable button on Slider Pro remote

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:41
Samsung TVs have a "Source" button which is used to change the input.

First the choice list shows up, and then every time you press the button the source changes.

I have my input button mapped to the source button no problem.

The problem occurs in that after you scroll to your source, you have to make your selection by pressing enter.

Unfortunately I can't figure out how or where to map an enter button for the TV.

Are there any remote hacks that allow you to program additional buttons?



Premier Memory Upgrade: Is it possible/Worth it?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:41
I got a Premier a few months ago, just before Roamio was introduced of course and noticed that doing anything in the Tivo menu seems slow. Is it possible to upgrade the RAM or is the HD the only item that is upgradeable? If so, is there a got site to get the hardware?

Thanksgiving Football on TV This Week

TiVo Blog - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Monday Night Football: 49ers at Redskins – ESPN 8:30PM ET Colin Kaepernick received high praise before the start of the 2013 NFL season as Ron Jaworski of ESPN said Kaepernick “could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever.” After a season of underachieving the 49ers look to regain composure from their loss in New Orleans. The Washington Redskins at 3-7 see their franchise QB Robert Griffin III is also in a sophomore slump. Tune in to see which struggling team can break through and gets back to their Continue Reading

Roamio - Cable and OTA?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:50
So I was getting ready to pull the trigger to upgrade my Premiere to Roamio. I was looking at the image of the back of the box, and I saw only one coax input. I currently have Fios and OTA on my Premiere. So does the Roamio only support cable or OTA, but not both at the same time? Is there some kind of adapter to make it work?

I was actually a pure "cord cutter" for about 2 1/2 years. I got an offer from Verizon to reactivate Fios TV on my account for about $16/month more than I was already paying for internet and phone, plus they gave me a $250 gift card. I really like having both services on the Tivo box at the same time. I hope there is a way.


Netflix/component/1080p issue

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:20
I noticed something iwith regard to Netflix and 1080p, which may have been a result of the recent software update last week. I use two outputs from the TiVo – HDMI direct to the TV set (2008 vintage Sharp LCD), and component out to my AV Receiver (Pioneer VSX-03THX), then HDMI from the receiver to the TV. I have the resolution set on the TiVo to 1080i, 1080p, and when I watch 1080p Netflix content directly via HDMI from the TiVo to the TV, the resolution starts at 1080i, then after about 15 seconds switches on the TV to 1080p. However when I watch through the receiver (component out to receiver then HDMI from receiver to TV, at the point where the resolution switches from 1080i to 1080p, the TV goes black and doesn’t recover.

I know the 1080p is working properly from the TiVo to the TV, I’m wondering if there could be a limitation on the component output or another setting somewhere that I am missing.

Not able to access Youtube

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:49
When I go to "Find TV, Music, Videos..." on Youtube, I get an X over the T underneath the Youtube logo and no more Youtube. What's up? Thanks.

Boardwalk Empire S04E12

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:44

Lot of bad people out of the way seems like. Sad to see one go. That last scene was gut wrenching happy for a second and then sad another.

Chromecast for Christmas

Zatz Not Funny! - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:10

There may be no better excuse to buy gadgets en masse than the holiday shopping season, and this year Google has nailed the stocking-stuffer price point at $35 for its Chromecast streaming video stick. It’s not just Christmas either, of course. I’m a sucker for alliteration, but in reality, Chromecast is going to be the gift [...]

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Can it be this easy?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 09:57
Can setting up a mini in a moca setup be that easy:

Just ordered a roamio 6 tuner (150 hr) and a single mini.

My cable is pretty easy easy...

- main feed from pole to three way switch/spliter.
* 1 feed goes to modem
* 1 feed to mini
* 1 feed to roamio. (Which is right next to modem but uses its feed)

Question is - is that all that's needed to make moca work?

Sent from my LG-LS980 using Tapatalk

Secret State on DTV

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 09:19
I am having some problems with my Secret State series link this week and had to manually record the episode for this coming Tuesday.


Multi Room Viewing Problem

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 08:52
I have a premier 4 and a premier 2 DVR. The Premier 2's hard drive recently died and I just replaced it. Everything works great on the 2 except for multi room viewing. I can Transfer recording from the 4 to the 2 and from the 2 to the 4. I can also play recordings on the 4 directly from the 2. But when I try to play recording on the 2 directly from the 4 I get the following Error:

"Problem Playing Video - There is either a temporary problem with your home network, or the DVR Den (this is my premier 4) may have been unplugged or restarted. (V68) For more info, visit tivo.com/help/V68"

One other thing I have noticed is the Premier 4 is running 20.3 whereas the premier 2 is running 20.2. I have connected to the Tivo service multiple times on the premier 2 and restarted multiple times, but I can't seem to get the 20.3 software update. I have also tried restarting the premier 4 to see if that helped.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Amazing Race - 11/24/13

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 08:42
The self righteous Docs get on my nerves. I hope they don't win.

why no upgrade program?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 02:44
Why no upgrade program to upgrade with little to no fee for the romeo box I want? They did this for other upgrades.

What cable card do I need to get full channels on my tivo?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 02:28
I have fios ultimate package have tivo got this year with a cable card. I am missing my HBO and Cinemax though verizon doesn't know why but i was told that I needed a special motorola cable card which one is it?

Series 3 Purchase-OTA

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 00:28
I know the Series 3 is old, but is it worth buying still for OTA use. I am getting it for $240 this insides a lifetime subscription. Thanks!

The Walking Dead - "Dead Weight" 11/24/2013

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 00:01
I spent a lot of time being very confused in this episode. It came clear at the end but who killed the camp (If it was the Guv how did he do it silently), why was it taking so long for dead people to turn, why did the Guv kill Martinez and what did he say just before doing it, why did they leave ? Why did they return ?

It made sense at the end, and having evil Guv back was equally good and disappointing, but I got lost along the way.

Family Guy 11-24-2013 (Major Spoiler!!!)

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 11/24/2013 - 22:16
Really shocked that they killed off Brian. But from what I can read it looks like it's for real.

where to find bonjour for win XP

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 11/24/2013 - 20:52
I installed tivo desktop on my laptop (win 7 home premium) a couple of years back and kind of remember having to select bonjour over beacon from the desktop settings.

When I went to install tivo desktop 2.8.3 on my winXP desktop, I keep getting a 'Bonjour is required for tivo desktop to work. Try restarting....or re-enable the service in Control Panel -> Admin. Tools ->Services. error.

restarting does not help, and bonjour is not listed in 'Services'...though beacon is.

any ideas on where to find bonjour, and where tivo is going to look for it?

Roamio questions

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 11/24/2013 - 19:18
I've had a ReplayTV DVR for years - It finally died. I also have a Centon InfiniTV USB and an Echo. I've experienced a lot of problems with poor recording quality and WMC crashes (lost tuners probably a lost USB comm problem) also the Ceton requires a tuning adapter with my cable provider (Brighthouse central Florida). Does the Roamio require a tuning adapter when used with a cable card? Can I record the output of the Roamio (all the cable channels are record once locked).

Roamio upgrade on RCN cable

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 11/24/2013 - 17:45
If swapping your cablecard from your old Tivo to the new one on RCN, you only need to re-pair it. You can do it yourself online without calling at the link below.


Just change the location in the upper left corner of the page to your location.


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