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Moca through Ethernet switch question

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 20:42
I had a question for everyone. I'm about to become a first time home buyer. In my current apartment everything is on one floor and close so I just ran some long Ethernet cables to connect my Roamio basic and two TiVo mini's. Once we close on our house I don't have a desire to cut up my walls and or run Ethernet everywhere so I had a question about hooking up my Roamio and my two mini's. I know I need to put the one moca bridge before the modem, then plug it into my router, but in my entertainment unit where I'll put the other moca adapter can I plug that into a switch so the other devices, blu-ray, AppleTV etc., share that same part of the network? Can I also get additional moca adapters and keep the TiVo and mini's set to Ethernet instead of switching them to moca?

Duplicate My Shows folders... reboot corrects it?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:30
This has happened several times now. It started happening before the update with the Rachel Maddow Show as a Season Pass. I thought the update fixed it, but I was wrong:

My Shows:

1) Folder: Long Island Medium [2] unwatched
2) Recording: The Good Wife (last week) unwatched

Then, record Madam Secretary and Good Wife from OnePass and I get:

1) Folder: Long Island Medium [2]
2) Folder: The Good Wife [2]
3) Folder: The Good Wife [2] (again!)

Two "Good Wife" folders created, both containing the same two recordings! Selecting anything in the second folder and then backing out leaves you in the first folder.

Reboot TiVo and I get:

1) Folder: Long Island Medium [2]
2) Folder: The Good Wife [2]
3) Recording: Madam Secretary

As it should have been to start with.

Can anyone shed some light on this? It appears that I can replicate it and it seems to have something to do with one show following another on the same channel.

Part of Last 30 minutes lost

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 17:57
TiVo is supposed to record the last 30 minutes on the tuner. However when a new program starts, the data from the previous show is lost. Does anyone else have this problem or know a solution?

FS: (2) SiliconDust CacheCard w/512MB SDRAM

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 17:51
I'm cleaning out my closets and found two Cachecards I no longer need. For use with Series 1 Tivos or Series 1 DirecTivos. Each comes with a 512MB PC133 SDRAM DIMM. One of the cards has a broken DIMM retainer clip, but the DIMM sits securely in the slot okay.

Asking $45 each shipped.

For sale brand new tivo slide pro

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 17:07
I have for sale a Tivo slide remote. This has the slide out key pad. It for the Roamio and premieres dvrs..
I am asking $25 plus shipping for it.

X-Files to return

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 13:23
Probably right in front of me but I had not seen this posted.

6 Episode limited run, with Anderson and Duchovny


Android app?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:55
We heard Feb. then March, now we are coming up on the end of March. Any rumors about the android app update? (I can guess the "April for sure!" rumor myself :-).

I want to relocate my tivo

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:24
I want to relocate my tivo to different room. My question is, is tivo like a tv or computer? what I mean is that, if you unplug ur tv all the settings get reset. if you unplug computer all ur settings stay the same. I want to relocate my tivo but I'm afraid if I unplug it I'll lose all my settings/channels list/one pass?

Helix - Season 2 (Full Season Thread)

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:06
Is anyone watching this?

It seems to me that this show always starts off slow, which is why some viewers might have been turned off. But now it's starting to his its stride again.

OTA guide for both US and Canada (CBC) at the same time?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:06
Thinking about getting a Tivo for my mother, who lives in Ann Arbor Michigan.

She gets (and enjoys) stations from both US (Detroit, Lansing, Toledo) and Canada (CBC Windsor)

Anyone from that area can you confirm the Tivo guide will integrate both CBC and all the US channels in one guide?

How accurate does the OTA guide tend to be?

Thanks, I've only ever had Tivo on cable so haven't used OTA yet.


TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 09:48

Remote Un-pair, how to ???

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 02:02
On a new tivo roamio basic, the included remote will not control the new roamio. I have other roamio's and the other remotes work with this new tivo, but not the remote that came with it.
I also noticed when I press any buttons on the new remote, the light is amber, not red.
When I use one of the "other" tivo remotes, they all flash red when buttons are pressed.

I tried the pairing thing with the new tivo but the included remote won't seem to pair. Or if it is pairing, it is not working.
Tried the change remote code to ZERO to see if that helped. Nope.
Tivo help guide says setting any remote code to ZERO will control any tivo.
Not the case here.

When I set the ""TV code"" on the "new" remote, the RED light came on as I entered the TV code.
I was thinking I got a remote for the older amber light tivos remotes, but this new remote does indeed have a RED light. So I don't think I got the wrong remote.
And I don't think the remote is necessarily bad either.

Must have something to do with the an amber light flashing as opposed to a red light flashing, when a any key is pressed on the new remote.
Where all the other remotes that operate this new tivo, they all flash red.

So I kinda assume maybe this is a pairing thing?
Where the new remote is not paired, or will not pair, and the the amber light indicates a non-paired remote?

Still, this new non-responding remote does have the ability to flash RED as when entering the TV function control code.

I was going to "unpair" all remotes from this new tivo and try pairing the new remote only.
But, I can't get into the pairing menu if the new remote is not working?
And if I use one of the other tivo remotes to get into the pairing menu, the tivo will just probably pair with that other remote?

How does the remote un-pair process work?
Un-pairing is mentioned in the tivo help guide, but thats it.
Mentioned, with no further comments or "how-to" guide.

Mohu Channels

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:53
I saw this today and was expecting that someone would have already started a thread on this new option/competition in the cord cutting arena.


What caught my attention was the option to pause/rewind/ff for up to 30 minutes.


Why are the apps so terrible?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 22:09
I am basing my comments on these same apps that I use on my Roku.

Apps on the Roamio are absolutely terrible!

Hulu Plus -- 100% garbage. Tivo should just remove it. I get constant video buffering when trying to watch anything. Even old SD shows like The Outer Limits buffers, buffers and buffers. Also when going to a Hulu Plus show from Tivo Central you are taken to Hulu Plus, then it loads the show, then you have to select if you want to play the video.. Seriously? Junk, garbage, needs to just be removed.

MLB.TV -- Junk! The video is fine and I like the GUI. I never get buffering but every time I exit the app after watching a game I get an error on every channel. The error is a banner message dead smack in the center of the screen --> the copyright holder no longer permits viewing of this portion of the program.

Netflix -- This is just about the only app on the Tivo that works well. No buffering and everything works fine. I do get booted out every so often when trying to go back to the episode list on TV shows but it's rare and I can live with that even though this never happens on my Roku.

Vudu -- Works OK, nothing to jump up and down over and nothing to praise. I've only used it once to rent a movie and it worked fine.

YouTube -- Oh my. The GUI is terrible but videos work fine with no buffering or other issues.

I know they won't remove these terrible apps as they are selling notes but dang, they are terrible!

Better Call Saul S01E08 3/23/15 "RICO"

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 21:46
Damnit I really wanna know what was said in the copy room. I watched it from a foot away and the only thing I could make out was:

"...but, here's the thing..."

Couldn't get anything else. I hope we get to find out exactly what he said at some point.

How Broken Is the Tivo Website?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:50
First, it says "Welcome, Roy!" in the top banner, but when I try to access the Season Pass Manager, it redirects me to the signin screen.

OK, I sign in *again* checking the "keep my email" and "keep me signed in for 45 days" buttons, and it redirects me to https://www.tivo.com/404: "Uh oh! Looks like you're lost"

Find Shows->Season Pass Manager goes back to the sign in screen. Over and over again.


The Royals Season 1 (E! scripted series)

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:14
Oh boy, do I ever have a new guilty pleasure.

Elizabeth Hurley does a great bitchy queen Helena! I love her!

Princess Eleanor is a fun/sad party girl. I like her.

Prince Liam is cute, but I find him pretty boring so far.

And King Simon is pretty forgettable. I thought for sure his bro was going to shoot him.

Not the best show, but I'm enjoying it for now. Will be fun to see where it goes.

OnePass issue with Netflix bug

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 16:17
If this appears in another thread, please move to proper place.
I use the OnePass for some Netflix TV series, and I have run into this situation a couple of times. Netflix just released the series BLOODLINE last Friday. I tried to set up a OnePass for it...it appeared in a search and listed Netflix, but said NOT YET AVAILABLE. I waited a day, and still was not available. I called TiVO - the CSR said it can take 24-48 hours for it to appear. It has now been three days. Now, the show BLOODLINE no longer appears in the search at all.
This is not good. Yes, I can get to it by going into the app, and it works just fine. However, if they're touting their OnePass as the thing to use for this sort of things and it doesn't work...well, you get the idea. It shouldn't take this long for a new series to appear in the TiVO search. Maybe someone from TiVO (is Margaret still reading...?) can answer this.

Should I Buy a Base Roamio?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 15:43
I have had 3 Tivo HDs, 1 Premiere and now a Roamio Pro and 4 Minis. I have moved from a Fios location to one that only has AT&T Uverse servicing the area. (Comcast stops a street or two away, grrrr.)

My wife and I were looking at switching to no cable to see how it would work, but I am considering buying a base Roamio and upgrading it with a 3TB hard drive to get more storage space. I would keep the Pro around for now to see if we can talk Charter into running a few streets over (if enough neighbors express interest).

I have been less than impressed with my 48MB Uverse (max available) experience so far. I was doing some classwork and couldn't even keep an audio stream going on my Sonos speakers. That makes me wonder if I will ever be able to get decent download speeds for other media sources.

Should I spring for a base Roamio (about $150 at Amazon, including tax) with lifetime? I would even consider an OTA, but I will not pay monthly fees.

Any thoughts on the value of this approach or should I just live with what I have and even consider rolling off Tivo?

Tivo iOS app - Tech Questions

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:31
Does everyone else out there see a debug menu in their iOS tivo app? Seems really strange to have these options in a public facing application. Goto Settings --> all the way at the bottom.

I even see 911 options in regular dialogs. Just bizarre.


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