TE4 PiP through tuner access.

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  1. mattyro7878

    mattyro7878 Active Member

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    How does this sound? Watching TV, click right to see other tuners. Choose a tuner, one click and it stays on the corner as PiP. 2 clicks and you chouse the tuner for full screen watching. I was watching the Yankees and "Raising Arizona" when this idea came to me.
     
  2. Mikeguy

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    Sure--can you convince TiVo? ;)
     
  3. TonyD79

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    Hmm. Sounds clunky for just switching buffers. May take too long. How about thumbs up for pip? It isn’t being used anymore.
     
  4. Mikeguy

    Mikeguy Well-Known Member

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    Sure it is--for us TE3 diehards. ;)
     
  5. mattyro7878

    mattyro7878 Active Member

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    Yes, clunky for switching tuners but this is a way to incorporate picture-in-picture. I remember multiple Pip's. One in each corner. I had a cable box that last channel would go back at least 4 channels...and these boxes had one, maybe two tuners. I know the x1 on Comcast gives you a list of last channels. It's nice. TiVo doesn't have all the best features...just most. And 6 buffered tuners is the best.
     
  6. TonyD79

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    Like they would add a major feature like PIP for TE3. ;)
     
  7. TonyD79

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    The last channels on X1 are just that. Last channels. No access to buffers. It isn’t as nice as the buffers on TiVo.
     
  8. mattyro7878

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    I concur. You can watch a lot of tv if you handle your tuners and 30 sec skips like a pro!! New tuner...go back ...skip those commercials...repeat.
     
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  9. Mikeguy

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    Like they would add a major feature like PIP for TE4. ;)
     
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  10. Noelmel

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    Or even when you click right to see the tuners instead of the show art it would be what's live on the tuner.


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  11. TonyD79

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    No thanks. I get to see a commercial?
     
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  12. Noelmel

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    ^^ I don't understand what you mean? PIP would also show a commercial?


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  13. TonyD79

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    Not in replacement for my tuner list with show graphics.
     
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  14. jgolden

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    Orange...
    Adding PIP (and I'm assuming they would only add it to TE4) might be enough to get me to upgrade to TE4
     

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