I'm running into a strange problem and was wondering if anyone else had run across this, or had any troubleshooting suggestions.
I have a video file that I've converted to an appropriate MPG format using Videora (4 MBps, 720x480) and have uploaded to both of my TiVos. They show up in my Now Playing lists just fine. So far so good.
Here's the weird thing - the video plays flawlessly on my PC, one of my TiVos, but has enough "skips" and "stutters" on the other TiVo to render it unwatchable. Stranger still, it is my OLDER TiVo that plays it flawlessly, and my brand-spanking-new TiVo which has a problem with it. Some addtional information:
Older TiVo (that plays it fine): 40 hour TiVo branded Series 2 model, purchased about 2-3 years ago.
Newer TiVo (that chokes on it): 40 hour Tivo branded Series 2 model, purchased about 3 weeks ago.
Both TiVos are 7.2+ version
Videora settings: 4 Mbps, 720x480, 4:3, 192kbps.
I have actually tried both higher and lower bitrates for the Videora conversion, with the same results: the older TiVo will play all of them flawlessly, and the newer TiVo blows chunks on them all. Very strange to me, since these are the SAME FILE.
I don't even know where to start troubleshooting. I am more than willing to provide any additional info to assist in solving the problem.
Any help the board could provide would be much appreciated.