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Palladia music channel and TiVo

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:53
Watching a live, 'Muse' concert on the music channel Palladia via a TiVo Premiere with Cox Communications cable card.
Loads of pixel-blocking/blotching and saturation during frantic lighting/cutting segments. It's as if the image can't adjust fast enough to handle the content.
Is this a common fault of the cable cards abilities, or is my cable company compressing the living crap out of the signal?

No audio after unpause on TiVo Premiere

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 20:51
When my wife and I watch a Jeopardy recording, we make heavy use of the pause/unpause button. In the last month, we've had a problem in which the audio cuts out entirely when unpausing. It doesn't happen all the time - maybe 20% of the time. Once the problem happens, it's easy to reproduce, but it may not happen for 48 hours. When it does happen, I can fix it 90% of the time by doing a 30-sec skip and then rewinding. We've had the same TiVo Premiere, HDMI cable, and Vizio TV for 6+ months and the problem recently started.

Based on other similar (but not exactly the same) reports that I've read, tonight I switched from Dolby to PCM audio. In the meantime, has anyone else seen this issue? Anything else that I should try?

Vers: 20.4.1-01-2-748

TiVo Stream - Apple TV

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 20:09
I have a two-tuner Preimere that I purchased before the TiVo Mini came out--if the TiVo Mini was on the market, I would have bought the four-tuner Premiere so I could put a Mini on the other TV.

The Premiere (with lifetime) having already been purchased, I'd like to ask: can I get a TiVo Stream to stream the TiVo Premiere's content to an Apple TV connected to the other TV, thus more or less duplicating the functionality of the TiVo Mini I can't get?

Thanks!

SD-DVR40 can't get dvr service activated

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 20:08
I have gotten another sd-dvr40 upgraded with ptv net and instantcake 6.4 on a brand new 160 gb maxtor. I don't have a landline so I did setup then brought to my fathers house it makes its calls without satellite hook up and then when I bring it home it won't allow me to record it says dvr service isn't active call dtv. Am I missing something I thought I didn't need satellite hooked up while doing phone call but after phone call it says account is closed because it gets no satellite signal.

Cribbage multiplayer game on EnterWebz.tv server

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 19:47
Now available on my HME server (via the website EnterWebz.tv), Cribbage.

You can play against the computer, or against other connected players.

You can also stream live TV in the corner (or full screen) while you're waiting for your turn, or just so you don't miss anything on the news. :D

If you don't know cribbage, it's not hard, it ends up (I didn't know it either... so there could be bugs I don't recognize).
Press "info" for a summary of the rules, but basically:
Spoiler: You take turns as dealer, discard two of your 6 cards to the dealer so the dealer has one face-down hand (the crib) and you each have your own held hand. Play cards between you to make 3 or more long straights (3 or more points), pairs/3s/4s (2, 6, or 12 points), a total of 15 (with face cards as 10 each and Ace as 1) (1 point), or a total of 31 (1 or 2 points). When the other player can't play without going over 31, you also get a point. And if the dealer turns up a Jack he gets a point.
Once nobody can play without going over 31, the playing area is reset. Once both players' hands are emptied, you then get more points based on the starting card and what you originally had in your held hand (and the dealer gets the additional "crib" hand to count up, too) with similar scoring to playing. First to 121 points wins.
When you "peg" points, one of your colored pegs is moved forward on the board as you work towards that 121st spot.

It's a little rough around the edges, still, but it's in pretty good shape.

You can also watch somebody playing a match if you like.

It generates your username from your tivo model, and "chats" what's happening in the game.

In the future I'll use this multiplayer setup for more games. I plan to enhance it with a select-a-phrase chat system, avatar selection, and more "entertainment" options beyond streaming live TV.

PLEASE let me know if you run into any bugs either in the rules or in how it runs.

Questions About Roamio & Lifetime Sub.

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 19:12
Like the title says, I'm considering switching over to the Roamio.

I currently have a Tivo HD (2 channel) with lifetime subscription. If I move to a Roamio, can I switch my lifetime subscription over? Or, do I just keep my existing HD & put the Roamio in another room? Confused about how the switch would work.

What are mini's? I see people talking about these.

Lastly, where is the best place to buy the Roamio? Any value in selling my old HD box? Not sure what steps I need to take here.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Is The Strain Any Good?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 18:50
Should I bother recording a rerun of the pilot? The fact that there's no thread already concerns me =P I still have to catch up on Tyrant, but could probably fit in an SP for either this or Extant, so if you've seen Extant bonus points if you can advise on which show is a better watch.

Thanks,

Elton

Halt and Catch Fire recorded last might episode three times

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:59
I have a season pass for Halt and Catch Fire, set up for new shows only. Last nights episode recorded three times, at 10 PM, 11 PM and 2 AM this morning. WTF! I thought Tivo wouldn't record a second showing if you have it on your DVR, or recorded it within the last 28 days. Any ideas why this happened.

Mini hangs trying to play a folder of shows with more than a few

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 15:50
Currently on the latest Summer update, if I try to play a folder of shows from a Mini off of the TiVo Roamio or Premiere and there are more than a few shows in the folder, the mini will hang indefinitely requiring a reboot of the mini.

Is anyone else seeing this behavior? This is definitely new since the latest update, before sometimes a folder would not play with a large amount of shows, but it would just fail and then retrying would successfully play the folder. Now it is a really bad state and my kids keep locking up the mini.

Connected using MoCa currently, although never have problems and I have the POE filter and everything else working smoothly.

WTB: Series 2 with Lifetime

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:48
I am looking for 2 working Series 2 units with Lifetime Plus.

I would prefer TCD 240X or higher.

Please mention any accessories and upgraded drives.

24: Live Another Day - 10:00 PM - 11:00 AM - season finale - July 14 2014

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:24
no thread for last week's episode, so just wanted to make sure this week had one

pretty excited

Love and War on TV this Week!

TiVo Blog - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:48
MONDAY  - The Bachelorette – ABC 8PM As the end draws close, the remaining 3 bachelors take a trip and visit the Dominican Republic in tonight’s episode. Romantic outings on the beach and a tour of Santo Domingo are just a few details of what ensues. After the rose ceremony, only two finalists will remain, leaving Andi with the difficult decision of choosing which man she will choose to be a part of her “happily ever after.”     TUESDAY – Pretty Little Liars – ABCFAM 8PM PT Who is Continue Reading

Is it me or has Pawn Stars really changed to be way too scripted?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:17
Started watching Pawn Stars in late 2012, my family and I really liked it and set up a season pass watching all the old episodes from 2009, 10, 11...we are pretty much caught up and watch the new episodes....but now it seems like the new episodes are getting ridiculously obvious that they are heavily scripted. Even my youngest son at 11 years old said something about all of it being scripted.

I don't recall it being that obvious in earlier seasons...sure some stuff has to be to make it interesting, but I even wonder if some of the "sales" are fully scripted and not someone that came in off of the street with an interesting thing to sell.

I notice that many of the "buddies" that Rick has that are "experts" in something end up with their own show....seems like it is becoming a way to introduce new characters to launch new spin off shows.

The whole Chumlee stuff, and other interactions with the staff seem much more obviously scripted verses recording live, or taking something that really happened and re-creating it for the camera.

Pause Buffer

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:16
I have a Roamio Plus. Is there a way to increase the pause buffer from 30 minutes to something like 2 hours? 30 minutes seems extremely low for a device that can record up to 300 hours of HD content. It seems a simple option in settings would resolve this. i.e. stating times (30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, etc) or percent of available space (10% of free space, 20%, 30%, etc).

Questions about setting up service with Comcast Cable

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:43
Apologies if this is the wrong forum to post this in...

We're buying a house and setting up our cable service and I am trying to make sure that we get everything set up to work with the Tivos correctly. We have two Series 2 units.

Question 1: Is there anything I need to know about setting up Comcast with my Tivos?

Question 2: Some of their packages include a "high-def box". Will I need any special equipment to make this work with our Tivos?

Question 3: One of the packages that Comcast has offered me includes their HD DVR, which I don't think we need, but it is somewhat attractive as it includes all the premium channels... The sales rep I spoke to said it would still work with our Tivo as it would function just like a high-def box. Is this true? Is there any issue I need to be aware of?


Thanks for any help guys!

Partial recording reason

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:41
Is there anyway to find out why a show only partially recorded? I can't seem to find anything, and wish the Roamio would give a reason.

The Last Ship S01E04 We'll Get There

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:22
Okay, so I have no idea whether you can tow a ship that large with the parachutes they deployed, but I rather doubt it would have made a significant difference.

I also don't think it would have turned the propellers and spun up the alternators to produce significant power.

I don't understand why they had no generator capability whatsoever to power a little refrigerator for the samples. Not even a portable.

Letting the samples actually sink to and rest on the ocean floor sounded enormously risky.

What is the crew capacity of a destroyer? 3000 gallons of water, properly rationed, sounded to me like it would have been enough to last the number of people that I see in the show.

Big Brother 7/13/2014

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:13
I have mixed feelings about the plan to back door Devin. On the one hand, I can't stand him. On the other hand, he introduces a lot of drama and controversy in the game, and is therefore has massive entertainment value.

But in the end, I think he needs to leave... He just is not playing smart.

It was funny to watch Donny play innocent with Nicole. "Did you tell me not to tell anyone?"

Watching Caleb flirt with Amber, and sell her on his hero sacrifice was a little painful for me to watch ;-)

I love that Team America is going to start the rumor about Zach being Amanda' cousin. The edited videos comparing the two of them was priceless!

Good season so far.

When is Ray Donovan coming back?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:13
Anyone know the date?

Other shows....Masters of Sex...July 15th? is that right?

Bring joyful moments on Mother’s Day with gifts and flowers

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 00:49
.Mother’s Day is a special day not only for mothers throughout the world but even their offspring since it provides them with the opportunity to express their love for the special lady in their lives. Every kid wants to make it a day to remember for the woman who gave birth to them and raised them with so much love and care. It is all for a worthy and memorable occasion. Make your mother feel special on this day every year. Send Mother's Day Flowers to Malaysia and show your warm love and affection.

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