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New Mini Pricing Coming Soon?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 15:28
I wonder if new mini pricing is coming sooner than we expected. Or possibly a hardware refresh.


Out of stock
until 9/9/2014


App output to TV - USA Today

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:37
Here's an article about why the IOS app won't mirror or output to a TV...



TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:30
Is there an ESPN app on Roamio? Perhaps I'm not seeing it.

Anyone have a workaround?

Here is how to power BOTH television / TV and Stereo with TiVo remote

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:21
The instructions tell you the process to program your TiVo remote to do the following:
Program your TV: (1) Hold TiVo button and power button at same time; (2) enter code for TV
Program your stereo: (2) Hold TiVo button and mute button at same time; (2) enter code for stereo

BUT, TiVo reps and most everyone else DON'T know that you can also power your stereo AND TV. Here is how:

After you have programmed TV and programmed stereo, then do the following:
(1) Hold TiVo button and power button at same time; (2) enter code for your STEREO!!

Don't worry this will NOT wipe out your TV code, it will simply beam your TV power code AND stereo power code.

The only stereo devices that will have a problem with this are those that have a different button for Power On and another button for Power Off.


Approximate distance for Mini to work properly?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 08:41
I haven't bought the Mini yet, but want to install it about 45-50 feet away from my Roamio.....will the Mini work at this distance?

Roamio basic + Mini + MoCA setup difficulty

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 22:55
I have a Roamio basic & a Mini. The Roamio is in the living room and the Mini is in the bedroom. I'm unable to use Ethernet in the bedroom so I want to use a MoCA connection.

I currently have 1 actiontech moca adapter (purchased from TIVO) and a Motorola surfboard extreme sgb6782-AC dual band all-in-one modem & router with MoCA built in.

I have the coax coming from the wall to a splitter, one leg to the modem/router and one leg to the Roamio. I am only able to use Ethernet or wireless to connect to my home network - I don't see any options for connecting via MoCA on the Roamio, likewise the Mini is not detecting a moca network when connected via coax.

Ive read hundreds of threads and tried wiring everything in ever imaginable variation, but I can't seem to make the mini work. The Roamio works like a dream, but the Mini is not.

Any suggestions?

Ethernet port lights

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:24
So, on the next model TiVo you make, I suggest you make the little flickering light on the Ethernet port be controlled by the same setting that can turn off the lights in the front. I can still see the Ethernet port flickering reflected off the wall once my eyes get dark adapted :-).

Refresh movie covers?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:53
Hi all. Is there a way to refresh or clear the movie covers for downloaded movies? I have a lot of Amazon movies and I noticed some of the movie covers aren't coming in correctly. Before the last update I could restart the TiVo box and it would do the trick, but that doesn't work anymore.

Doctor Who - The Robot of Sherwood - OAD 9/7/2014

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:20
More like a poor sketch show than a Dr Who episode.

I like Capaldi, I like his 'doctory' scenes, I didn't like the nonsense

New Software Update 20.4.4

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 17:20
Any one hear when will it be released? what does it change/add?

Dallas - 2014

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 16:46
I'm guessing that this show won't make another season; just due to lack of activity here. Wife and I are currently binge'ng on it to get caught up. We were original Dallas fans, stayed home on Friday nights to watch.

This new series has a few short comings, most based on the writing. I'm really big on consistency from week to week. You can't have gravity one week and then the next magically be able to fly. In one of the recent episodes they have security everywhere at South Fork and then later two different guys sneak onto the ranch and no security anywhere.

This season has way, way too much Linda Gray. Yeah we get she is an alcoholic so get her off the screen.

Ideas to take over the world last about 10 minutes and then the other side (Bobby or Christopher or drug lord or whatever) shows their counter move so we pick a new plan. I might be mistaken but in the original series the plans lasted a few episodes not a few minutes.

The women are a fickle bunch. Both of the young leads are angels one episode and then villains the next. Can't we go a whole season with one or the other?

Limited characters. 99% of the camera is on the main 6 characters. The original series had many more characters and stories that involved them.

I like the actors, they all do great. But terrible writing can only go so long.

roamio and non hd tv?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 15:06
Oops pls remove this thread

Which "TiVo for connected devices" will we get?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 15:01
I'm curious what others think may be released by TiVo as their interface on your ancillary devices like Roku, FireTV, Xbox, PSx, etc.?

Will it be something basic like this from ZNF, similar to what Simple.TV and Tablo do?:


Or something more like this?:


Or this?:


I know the last couple are cloud based, but can't the "cloud" just be your local TiVo on your local LAN?

If it's more like the UI renders on the last two links, then that seems to emulate a mini fairly well which could negate the need for them anymore, right?

Of course this is all speculation, but I'm curious.

tivodecode.exe has stopped working - pyTivo newbie looking for help

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:46
hi - brand new to the whole pytivo thing. Trying to find a way to save everything I've recorded on my Tivo as I wait for a new hard drive to upgrade to 3TB.

I tried searching the forums first, but really didn't find anything that worked or that I could figure out

If anyone is willing to help a pyTivo newbie, it would be greatly appreciated!

Setup last night, and after figuring out I think most of it, finally able to see my tivo roamio plus and programs successfully.

2 questions

1. as soon as I hit the transfer button it immediately says "tivodecode.exe has stopped working" and forces me to close the program. seems like there were some threads about this problem with premieres and unchecking some box but didn't see that here

2. are my not able to pull off any HBO shows? allows me to at least attempt transfer of other shows.

thanks so much!!

Tivo and MLB / MiLB

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 11:56
I know Tivo support MLB TV (Major League Baseball - there is an icon for it in the menu). Does anyone know if MiLB TV also works on Tivo? It is run by MLB but requires a separate subscription ...

"Secret Places in the Open Air" LCC-TV Lincoln

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 11:52
Tonight's episode of Secret Places in the Open Air will be delayed to the midnight timeslot. This will be the only time this version will be aired. No repeats. It is unlikely the guide data will be revised to reflect this scheduling change.

The show returns to its regular timeslot next Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. with the revised version of episode 29. LCC-TV digital public access channels 13 and 71.11.

This affects only Lincoln Time-Warner Cable customers in Lincoln, Crete, and Seward, NE.

Tivo Network Remote Protocol Help

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:28
I am writing a program that uses the Tivo Network Remote Protocol. You can find it at: http://www.tivo.com/assets/images/ab...l_Protocol.pdf

I am having a problem with my Tivo Mini. It is rejecting "SETCH 203" with a CH_FAILED INVALID_CHANNEL response. Anyone know why this is failing? Channel 203 is valid and works perfectly on my Tivo 4 and Tivo Roamio.


Roamio Green Light

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 09:00
This is very likely the most basic question ever posted on this or any forum...

I just bought a Roamio this week. The green light ring on the front...is that supposed to always be on?

Similarly, I have a TiVo mini, and there is a tiny LED...is that supposed to be on all the time as well?


Netflix: "My List" comes and goes?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 08:44
Lately, my Netflix app has been taking very long to load. It will load the text and empty boxes fairly quickly and then take forever to populate all the boxes.

In addition when it loads, about half the time "My List" is nowhere to be found. Instead the first line is the "Recently Watched" section.


Premiere + OTA Antenna + Boston = What the Heck??

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 17:42
The major Boston channels are all on a single antenna in Natick, MA.

PBS (2.1 and 2.2), CBS (4.1), ABC (5.1 and 5.2) are all fine. NBC (7.1 and 7.2) is driving me crazy. The NBC channel is never not fragmenting enough so that you can watch it. The signal strength fluctuates between 55 and 36. We just moved the antenna and got it to go to a high of 63 ... it still broke up at the higher number.

We're about 12 miles from the antenna. The antenna is located outside on a balcony on the second floor. The concrete building is horseshoe-shaped in back of the antenna.

We also have the same problem with the CW Network (56.1 and 56.2) ... sister station of NBC.

Why is there not a consistent signal from those two channels and subchannels. Is this multipath?? Is there anything I can do about this??



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