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Old 04-03-2012, 08:44 AM   #31
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My TiVo has been connected for 9 days. The On Demand was populated in 12 hours. I can see all the channels. After selecting a program to download I go to the On Demand download manager and the program is there with "Preparing ... " at the end. In about 1 minute the program disappears, and a message at the top of the manager says "There are no programs in the queue".

I was on the phone with tech support for over an hour, and they could only say it should work. All the connections and diagnostics pass.

Is there something I've missed, or am doing wrong?

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Old 05-04-2012, 04:29 PM   #32
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No joy for me also. All the On Demands show, but I get a message "Home Premiere movies are not available on the Direct-Tivo DVR

Update: Spoke with Tech who actually had a THR22. Seems we could get the Amine Channel and the Food Channel to work (he could duplicate), but not others. Seems to need a SW update...let hope sooner rather than later
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Old 07-10-2012, 02:14 PM   #33
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Still no joy in Mudville

Have to give serious thought to getting a DTV DVR. How are they?
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:26 PM   #34
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Fine, really. Some people will say otherwise. The UI is different, but you can do more with it than TiVo. Responsiveness to commands is a bit slower.
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Old 12-11-2012, 03:44 PM   #35
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Please check out my thread called "THR22 Rebooting and On Demand Problem" under "DirecTV HDTV TiVo Powered PVRs" for current information on the On Demand problem for this model. I would have posted this info here but the error messages I'm getting is different from the ones noted here, plus when I searched for my topic I didn't run across this thread. Sorry about that. I hope this helps.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:15 AM   #36
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I posted about this in another topic but someone pointed me here. Since the time I posted I have further facts so I figured I would move the discussion here where it belongs.

I've got a THR22 (with software version 018A) and like many people here I can't get on demand working. In particular when I go to the on demand place there are no on demand channels there (other than things like preview and on demand intro). I reset the wireless cinema box, restarted the TiVo and checked the Tivo's network settings and I see it has an IP address that makes sense for my LAN (192.168.1.9). My wireless router properly reports tivo as having that address. And when I tell the TiVo to do a network connect it succeeds.

It has been more than three days since I reset the cinema box and rebooted the TiVo and I still don't see any on demand channels. I tried going to 1239 and some other on demand channels in the 1000 range and it reports that those channels are unavailable.

My regular Internet service is via satellite (the new and faster excede service)...is it possible that the latency is too high for on demand? (Throuput is fast enough...I have no trouble streaming video.)

My understanding is that the wireless cinema box is nothing but a simple wifi bridge...is that correct? If the TiVo is in fact connected to my LAN and reports it is successfully connecting to the Internet, does it follow that I have everything set up right and it's just a matter of time before it works (assuming the TiVo isn't broken)? Or is it possible that there are other settings in the wireless cinema box that I need to further tinker with? (I know the TiVo doesn't have an interface for this but I can use a laptop to adjust the wireless cinema box settings if I need to...but is that a wasted effort if in fact the TiVo is connected as it reports?)

This is frustrating!

Thanks for any advice you may have.
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:55 PM   #37
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On Demand Problem

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Fine, really. Some people will say otherwise. The UI is different, but you can do more with it than TiVo. Responsiveness to commands is a bit slower.
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You can try calling DirecTV again and ask to speak to a TiVo specialist. Don't call TiVo.

I have never gotten On Demand to work on my THR22 and gave up on it.

I agree 100% with stevel. I was able to download DTV Cinema PPV and Showcase Previews without any problems since 12/4/2012 with the THR22.

When I finally retired my Hughes TiVo SD DVR I had bought in 2004 after waiting a year after the THR22 was released then set up the THR22. Until this week there were never any Premium Channel Downloads available. Yesterday they were all suddenly available. Now the THR22 (Firmware update: 01B5) will not download anything including DTV Cinema PPV.

Calling DTV Technical including the so called Tech Supervisors is useless and frustrating. DTV Technical support is virtually nonexistent.

Please keep this thread open and ongoing with any updates to the issue. We can help each other.

Rob

DirecTV customer since 1994.
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