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My Series2 Tivo is connected to my LAN via the Netgear FA120. When I try to copy shows (using Galleon) from Tivo to a local computer, I get very slow network speeds. I timed it, and it appears to copy at ~300KB/s.... on a 100Mbps network connection. Is it just me? Or do others get this slow speed? Is the USB port on the Tivo not USB2.0? Even if not, it seems it should be faster than this. Any ideas?
 

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Tivo's USB are not 2.0 and transfer speeds via wireless to computer are typically miserable.
 

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It depends what TiVo you have.

1xx have hardware dedicated USB1.1 ports.
2xx have hardware dedicated USB2.0 ports (I get ~950 MB/S, with the same netgear adapter)
5xx have an integrated USB2.0 port, which have limited performance. 300 MB/S might be the low end of what they can do, around 450 MB/S normally, from what I read.
 

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The Tivo is a Humax, 590. It copies at about 300KB/s, not MB/s. Takes a little over an hour to copy one 1-hour long show recorded at medium quality, which is ~1.2GB.
 

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I have two Tivos. One (2xx) wired & one (5xx) wireless G.
I get about ~1100 KB/s wired, ~300 KB/s wireless (~50% connectivity)

I also have another PC connected wirelessly running Tivo Desktop server.
Downloading to this PC from the wireless Tivo making two wireless hops is about the same throughput. So the bottleneck is definitely the Tivo networking interface.
 
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