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Justified -- 2.17.15 -- S06E05 -- "Sounding"

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 08:10
Limehouse is back! ....and Deputy Bob! Can't get much better than that unless they can bring back Megs...

Re-Awaking Tivo Server on Laptop

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 06:47
I have recordings that have been transferred off my tivos onto a laptop which has Tivo Desktop Installed. When the laptop is initially booted up the folder is visible on the tivos however if the laptop is idle and goes to sleep when it is brought back up the folder is oftentimes not visible to the tivos. Short of going through a full reboot of the laptop is their a way to ensure the TiVo server also resumes on wakeup ?.

Video editing software

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 01:30
What would be a free or low cost programfor editing software. I only need it for manually cutting out commercials.
I have videoredo installed but on some programs the voice is out of sync after savingwithyout saving and reloading and using the adjust voice drop down box. I have to watch and adjust the setting a little at a time until I get it to sync.
I cah use video redo to do the none editing portion.

New Roamio user. A couple of Comcast related questions

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 23:08
We just got rid of our horrible Comcast DVR's and replaced them with a Roamio and a Mini. Loving it so far. Setup was far easier than i expected it to be. Two questions though:

We have HBO as part of our package and i can tune to it by typing in the channel number, but it doesn't show up in the guide. None of the HBO channels do. Is there a setting or something that I'm missing?

The second I'm pretty sure i know the answer to but ill go ahead and ask. With Comcast On Demand they disable fast forwarding on most of the content but with their DVR's you still have the ability to jump ahead (5 or 10 minutes can't remember). Is there a way to do this with the Tivo box? Not really that big of a deal but the wife wanted to watch a two hour show that she's already seen eh first hour of and without the forward jump you have to rewatch the entire first hour.

Overall we're loving our new setup! Thanks for any advice!

serial number mapped to motherboard?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 22:19
So I purchased a Premiere off EBay with lifetime. It seems that the serial number on the back of the unit does not match the serial numbers within the TiVo menus. I assume the serial number is associated with the main board? My guess that someone swapped the guts of the unit? Thoughts?

The Flash - S01E14 "Fallout" (spoilers!)

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 21:09

I thought last week's was OK, but this one was much better. It really was a Firestorm episode more than the Flash. The characters were good, the plot moved along nicely.

I really liked how the quantum stabilizer suddenly made Firestorm look like... Firestorm. I didn't pick up on that last week, but when he put it on and merged, one of the primary designs of his costume became very evident.

Professor Stein's voice in his head was simple and effective. The merging/splitting was a nice effect. And, of course, he looks way cool when he's all fiery.

His suit is toast now. I wonder if they'll just pull out another identical one or alter it?

And Wells is turning out to be a nice surprise. I can't wait until next week to see what else is revealed. We know he has a yellow suit, we know he's capable of killing (though the two times we know for a fact he's done it, it was bad guys), but at the same time, it's also strongly implied he didn't kill Barry's mom. He's a fun character!

It'd be great to see more of Firestorm. I hope they bring him back at some point, but introduce him learning the transmutation powers he's supposed to have.

I won't bring up what the previews for next week showed (since even with a spoiler tag, it's frowned upon), but I can't wait! I'm really liking this show.

Stuck with Cox... Will Tivo solve problems or give me new ones?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 20:52
I moved from the Seattle area to Scottsdale, AZ just over a month ago. For the time being I'm staying with family and paying for a DVR from Cox. I'll just say that the experience has been less than stellar. I'm on my third DVR from Cox and the problems continue. It just randomly stops recording. Well, it says it recorded but when I go to watch something it says "Recording Error". Of course this has happened with every episode of Better Call Saul so far... I'm about to throw this POS into the pool.

I have been A Dish Network customer for the past eight years. I never had a problem with them and I loved loved loved my Hopper DVR. I never once had to touch the thing. I never had to unplug it and it NEVER once missed a recording. It was by far the most rock solid DVR I have ever used. It also could hold 500 or so HD recordings compared to the 20 that this Cox DVR holds. I am really missing my Hopper.

With that said, I have always liked Tivo. As a custom installer I used to deal with them regularly and I owned a Series 2 back when I had basic cable before I went with Dish. I know they are an awesome DVR and I would love to buy one.

Here's my question. Since I am stuck with Cox in the Phoenix area and will need the dreaded tuning adapter, will this setup really get me back to the trouble free bliss that was my Dish Network setup? If I have a lamp timer on my tuning adapter to reboot it regularly can I expect to sit down and watch my favorite show after a long day and have it actually be there? I see so many complaints about the Cox tuning adapters and I don't want to spend the money on a Tivo if it's going to give me the same headaches I'm experiencing now due to Cox BS.


Stream setup crashes app on LG G3

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 20:28
There's a thread over in the Premiere forum about this, but it didn't seem to be getting any activity, so I thought I'd bring it up here. Does anybody else have an LG G3 (Android phone), and if so, does streaming work? Whenever I try to set up streaming on my LG G3, the app crashes. This is the version of the app that says it fixes a crash when setting up streaming on LG G3s (oops). It works on other devices, so it isn't the stream (in my Roamio Pro) or the network.

I opened a support ticket with TiVo, and they first said the issue was fixed (like saying that would somehow that would make it work), then said there'd be a new version of the app, 3.0, that would fix it (despite them saying there wasn't an issue?) in a few weeks (several weeks ago). I went back to my ticket last night to see about an update, and I couldn't do anything (despite the email saying I could re-open it within 30 days).

So, I opened a new ticket and referenced the old ticket number. The response I got was someone that seemed incredulous that I had a problem, and suggested that maybe my phone was the problem. I find it hard to believe that there could be something wrong with my specific phone that would cause the TiVo app to crash just during streaming setup (when no other apps, including streaming video apps, have a problem).

I was looking for an update on the app version 3.0, since the mass email about the new Roamio software and OnePass mentioned an Android app update in "spring 2015", and I would rather not have to wait months for a working stream setup.

LG LAP240/340 SoundPlate

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 20:05

I am trying to figure out if anyone has any luck getting the TiVo roamio remote to control the volume for either of these models?


OnePass sources

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 19:39
I got the software update today. So far, I like what I see.

I have one question, though.

I have set up an OnePass for "Murdoch" selecting all sources (including paid). But the only source other than TV that shows is Netflix. It does not show Amazon (either prime or otherwise.)

The OnePass folder for the show gives me an up-coming episode from ABC and the three seasons that Netflix has.

Amazon has seasons 4 through 7 as well for purchase. (Verified by visiting Amazon through the TiVo app.) How do I get these (or any other Amazon hosted content) to show up in the list?

Comcast - Tivo - Digital Economy - Future TiVo Owner

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 19:06

I currently have Direct TV and Comcast for internet.
I plan to ditch Direct TV next month when my contract is over and get a TV/Internet bundle with Comcast.

I'm planning on purchasing a Roamio Plus, and four Mini's.

A few questions:

1) Is it best to walk into the Comcast office and ask for Digital Economy/Blast Package and a M-card?

Or has anyone had better bundle pricing over the phone, internet chat, or the cable-card hotline?

2 Has anyone had a problems with TiVo and Digital Economy?
Or will Comcast force me to use a Digital Starter package with the M-card?

3) I'm unable to find Digital Economy channel listing via Comcast's website.
I'm wondering if Comcast hides the channels on purpose?

Thank You.

TiVo Stream

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 18:19
I'm selling one TiVo Stream on eBay. Item is used in good working condition.


Starting price is $99.95 with free shipping.

Hulu no longer updating their app for any TiVo.

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 17:56
I've been having terrible issues with Hulu streaming, pretty much every time I watch a show I'll end up having to quit the Hulu app all the way out to TiVo Central before restarting the stream. Netflix and Amazon both play flawless 1080p on the same device so it is clearly an issue with the Hulu app.

Opened a ticket with Hulu support and after trying the usual "blame the customer" game, they eventually had this to say:
Quote: Unfortunately, this device is operating on an older platform, and is no longer receiving updates or bug fixes at this time. Do you currently have any other streaming devices or gaming systems that you can use to watch Hulu Plus on your TV? So has anyone else heard anything about this? I can't really conceive of the Roamio as being an "older platform" since it is the current offering from TiVo.

If nothing else, the folks at TiVo might want to know this is what Hulu is telling their customers.

Tivo Remote for Tablet

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 17:48
I have downloaded the Tivo app and tried to use it , but I have to sign with Tivo .com email address and I never got one! How do I obtain one? Thanks

Adding a web video download...

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 17:47
I would love to be able auto download the new Tekthing video podcast but have no idea how to add it to my roamio. The TWIT video podcasts were easy. I searched for them under Find TV, Movies,& Video and simply added them. I searched for Tekthing and found nothing. I heard I can add the RSS feed of the show somehow...does anyone know how? Thanks.

lag on Roamio

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 16:06
I have noticed quite a bit of Lag lately on my Roamio Basic (HD upgraded to 3TB):

- On SNL's 40th episode (4 hour recording), when skipping certain commercials, it would just hang and not forward.

- Sometimes (lately) i hear sound but not video when playback of certain TV shows that were recorded. I actually have to go back and re-Play.

- Sometimes during playbacks of certain recorded shows it pauses while playing.

I did a reboot of the Tivo manually just in case it runs chkdsk / re-indexing type of utilities on reboot internally.


question about Moca with an OTA setup

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 13:41
I started a previous thread here about getting Moca setup in an OTA setup. That thread is located here: http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...ht=mulliganman

My question is I am wanting to explore also sending an Ethernet signal to a couple devices (Fire TV's) on the same Moca line. I am attaching a diagram of my setup with additions I am wondering are needed or will work to do that (simply adding in Moca splitters where I am wanting to get an Ethernet signal to the Fire TV's too). Will this work well? Did I leave it anything I may need to do this? My internet is 50 Mbps if that matters. Please let me know.
Attached Images Antenna Setup 3 JPEG.jpg (47.5 KB)

Roamio Not Connecting to Other Tivos

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:58
I just replaced an HD Tivo with a Roamio. (I have several tivos.) The new Roamio is working but there are a couple of problems.
  • I have a Tivo Mini that was paired with a Premiere and I want to change it to be paired with this Roamio, but when I try, the Roamio has a red circle with a line through it next to it so I can't pair it.
  • I can't view the shows on two of my other Tivos from the Roamio. It says there is a "network problem" but this tivo is connected to the same ethernet cable as my old tivo that would connect just fine, and the other tivos can see the shows on the other boxes, including the new Roamio. (I have gone into Device Preferences on the tivo site to ensure that the "Video Sharing" box is checked.) I've also done some forced connections to make sure everything is updated.

One thing, though, on the Tivo site for My Account, it does say "We're still processing your activation." Could that be what is causing my connection problems?

I know I could call Tivo support, but I'm never home in front of the Tivo when they're open, so I was hoping to get some help here.

Firmware Upgrades

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:09

I have a 1 year old TiVO Roamio. Where do I find if there are firmware upgrades available?

Thank you,


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