USB keyboards now working

Discussion in 'VirginMedia TV with TiVo - UK' started by mikerr, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. unitron

    unitron Well-Known Member

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    To enable using it with more than one thing?

    The wireless receiver for the keyboard plugs into a USB port on the computer, right?

    Using a USB keyboard with the TiVo means plugging into one of its USB ports, right?

    So try a USB KVM.
     
  2. Brangdon

    Brangdon New Member

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    That one doesn't work for me.

    Edit: ah; it does work, just not from the home page.

    These aren't the s1 menus. For example, My Shows has the option to group programmes into folders which s1 didn't have (or need, with only 40Gb). I guess they are from s3.
     
  3. AdamInKent

    AdamInKent New Member

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    Thanks for the pointer :) I found it a doddle to set up (it found my TiVo automatically). The keyboard and remote are surprisingly responsive: entering search text is no longer such a chore. The favourite channel list at the side of the remote is useful too. It'll fill the gap until the official app is released.
     
  4. mikerr

    mikerr TiVoCentral.co.uk

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  5. cwaring

    cwaring VM Tivo User

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    I'll tell you what else works now... the US Tivo Slide Remote :D

    (Almost. The 'zoom' button turns on the subtitles, but other than that it works fine.)
     
  6. nrc

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    Swivel Search was TiVo's first implementation of search that worked across multiple content sources (broadcast, Amazon, Netflix, etc) along with cross-referencing. It used the HME toolkit with a look similar to the old interface. It was replaced by what is called "TiVo Search" in the US or "Search All TV" on the VM TiVo.
     
  7. Fixerman

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    Thank you NRC for a very comprehensive explanation.:up:
     
  8. CeeBeeUK

    CeeBeeUK New Member

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    I can confirm that the Keysonic keyboard works and has no problems with the wireless dongle signal being blocked from the back of the cabinet!
     
  9. Faz

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    That is good news!
    I think I'll have to get me one of those badboys!
     
  10. cwaring

    cwaring VM Tivo User

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    I'd hold off of a while as you might get one for free before long from VM.

    Also..

    This seems to have corrected itself now. Not sure what that's about.

    Also, it doesn't have a button to put your Tivo into standby either.
     

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