1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Wish List Items (Take 2)

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by Ron Barry, Jul 19, 2006.

What is on the top of your Wish List (Vote for top 5)?

  1. DD5.1 Through the HDMI port.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. External HD Drive Support

    156 vote(s)
    26.4%
  3. USB Keyboard Support

    457 vote(s)
    77.2%
  4. Native Resolution Pass through

    81 vote(s)
    13.7%
  5. Expanded Timer Events and Timer Maximums

    288 vote(s)
    48.6%
  6. Dish Comm Support

    131 vote(s)
    22.1%
  7. Remote Configuration Through Web

    58 vote(s)
    9.8%
  8. Content Sharing Between 622s

    227 vote(s)
    38.3%
  9. Ability to disable VOD to free up Disk Space for Personal use.

    150 vote(s)
    25.3%
  10. Screen Positioning

    317 vote(s)
    53.5%
  11. Customizable DVR button configuration

    127 vote(s)
    21.5%
Multiple votes are allowed.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Jul 19, 2006 #1 of 306
    Ron Barry

    Ron Barry 622 Tips & Trick Keeper

    9,881
    0
    Dec 10, 2002
    Well figured I would take another shot at getting a pulse on what items people would like to see added to the 622. Some of these are usability enhancements and some are major features. Lets avoid voting for all of them so please vote for your top 5.

    If you want to post how you would rank these features feel free. I am sure there are some that are on peoples wish lists that I missed. If this is the case, add a post indicating a vote for what you have on your list. After a week or so, I will tally up all the votes in the poll and the write-ins and post the results.

    Below is the list of items I found that seemed to be high on peoples list.

    • DD5.1 Through the HDMI port.
    • External HD Drive Support - Commonly referred to USB Drive support.
    • USB Keyboard Support
    • Native Pass through
    • Expanded Timer Events and Timer Maximums - expand the number of timers and timer events the 622 supports.
    • Dish Comm Support
    • Remote Configuration Through Web - Ability to set show recording via the web.
    • Content Sharing Between 622s - Ability to watch a show recorded on one 622 on another 622.
    • Ability Disable VOD to free up Disk Space for Personal use.
    • Screen Positioning
    • Customizable DVR button configuration - Ability to select where you get navigated to when you press the DVR button. This would allow the user to jump directly to the recorded shows rather than jumping you to the menu.
     
  2. Jul 19, 2006 #2 of 306
    audiomaster

    audiomaster DBSTalk Club Member

    382
    8
    Jun 24, 2004
    1. A pair of direct input jacks for infrared signals from a repeater system or at least one that is software switchable for TV-1 or TV-2. Need control of TV-2 via IR especially.
    2. Overscan adjustment at least on TV-1
    3. Additional storage capacity via external HD
    4. Optional rack mount ears! and black front option or cover.
    5. I'd love if it could directly control an antenna rotor when recording OTA programs.
     
  3. Jul 19, 2006 #3 of 306
    Taha24

    Taha24 AllStar

    69
    0
    Jun 15, 2006
    Some features I would really like that arent listed are:

    -The ethernet port to be able to be used to connect to a network and be able to order pay per views and not have to pay $5 extra because I dont have a home phone.

    -Ability to encode and transfer a saved show to a PSP or other portable video player

    and I know this wont happen because the tv studios will cry about piracy but

    -ability to transfer shows via usb or ethernet to a PC.
     
  4. Jul 19, 2006 #4 of 306
    Joe Bernardi

    Joe Bernardi Legend

    113
    0
    May 27, 2003
    A more direct way to enable closed captions than Menu-8-8-1-Left Arrow-Select-Right Arrow-Select-Cancel-Cancel.

    (The Cancels at the end are to exit the menu and remove the top banner of the program you are watching.)
     
  5. Jul 20, 2006 #5 of 306
    gweempose

    gweempose AllStar

    64
    0
    Jun 10, 2006
    What about PocketDISH?

    I would like the ability to create folders for your DVR recordings (i.e. "Kids", "Movies", "Porn", etc...) :)
     
  6. Jul 20, 2006 #6 of 306
    Hunter Green

    Hunter Green Legend

    209
    0
    May 8, 2006
    This would be #1 on my list, hands down.

    #2 would be a much simpler way to turn closed captions on and off. Then some of the things on the poll which I voted for (external HD, most notably).

    I also wouldn't mind something analogous to TiVo Suggestions.
     
  7. Jul 20, 2006 #7 of 306
    voripteth

    voripteth Legend

    216
    0
    Oct 25, 2005
    Although not directly the capability of the DVR, I'd like to see closed captioning data present on HD channels.
     
  8. Jul 20, 2006 #8 of 306
    foghorn2

    foghorn2 AllStar

    97
    1
    Jun 17, 2006
    I would like TV2 to have 16:9 output option like TV1 does.

    That way the aspect ratios for HD will look right on the other sets if they are widescreen.
     
  9. Jul 20, 2006 #9 of 306
    debpasc

    debpasc Legend

    152
    0
    Oct 20, 2005
    Brilliant, Audiomaster! A black front would make my set up look good again -- the silver shows through the reed glass and looks pretty tacky. I guess I must be happy with my 622 if all I can wish for is something cosmetic.
     
  10. Jul 20, 2006 #10 of 306
    Taha24

    Taha24 AllStar

    69
    0
    Jun 15, 2006
    Does anyone here have Pocketdish?

    I only thing with PocketDiSH is that its expensive and i'd much rather be able to do it on the PSP, since I already own one.
     
  11. Jul 20, 2006 #11 of 306
    Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    21,572
    373
    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    Not to be nit-picky... but is Dish Comm really something we need to vote for or request? My understanding is this is an intended feature that just hasn't been enabled yet.

    The other stuff may or may not be on the agenda... but I gather Dish Comm is something already in the queue... so I spent my votes on other things.
     
  12. Jul 20, 2006 #12 of 306
    Ron Barry

    Ron Barry 622 Tips & Trick Keeper

    9,881
    0
    Dec 10, 2002
    Since DishComm is not yet been released, I placed it on the list to get a feel for how many folks felt it was important. Never looked at it from your perspective HdMe.

    That is also the reason that USB External Drive support is also on the list. Though this one is not on the product description (As far as I know), it is a feature that Dish has communicated as an up coming feature.
     
  13. Jul 20, 2006 #13 of 306
    Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    21,572
    373
    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    I think you nailed it where I was drawing the distinction in my mind. DishComm was in the initial features list, I thought, so we were all expecting it. There is also an Ethernet port, though not enabled... so I wouldn't ask for DishComm or Ethernet since they are already there, just not enabled.

    BUT... I would (and did in the voting) ask for external storage, because though it has sort of been announced as "coming" it isn't here and isn't something that would just need enabling.

    Probably a semantic argument in my own brain really :)
     
  14. Jul 21, 2006 #14 of 306
    Taha24

    Taha24 AllStar

    69
    0
    Jun 15, 2006
    pardon my ignorance, but what exactly is Dishcomm?
     
  15. Jul 21, 2006 #15 of 306
    James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    45,298
    913
    Apr 17, 2003
    Michiana
    A way that the newest receivers (ViP series) can talk to each other within a household.

    With Dishcomm only one receiver needs to be connected to a phone line.
     
  16. Jul 21, 2006 #16 of 306
    Mark Lamutt

    Mark Lamutt Your Neighborhood Liasion

    12,527
    1
    Mar 23, 2002
    I do, and it's a pretty decent little toy. I love it on planes and on long commutes when I'm not driving.
     
  17. Jul 23, 2006 #17 of 306
    Bogey62

    Bogey62 Godfather

    461
    2
    Nov 30, 2002
    You neglected to add the number ONE issue with the 622!

    Jerky video on both TV1 and TV2 has been an issue for me since day one and it's still an issue to this day. I don't enjoy watching a "web cam". I can't dub any movies off with the poor quality of playback of DVR events and "live" TV.
     
  18. Jul 23, 2006 #18 of 306
    foghorn2

    foghorn2 AllStar

    97
    1
    Jun 17, 2006
    I don't see that problem with mine. Maybe you should exchange it?
     
  19. Jul 23, 2006 #19 of 306
    Bogey62

    Bogey62 Godfather

    461
    2
    Nov 30, 2002
    I'm not the only one with this issue -- consider yourself very lucky if you don't ever have that issue.

    Past experience with Dish says this is a software issue. The only thing I'll accomplish by exchanging it is losing 40+ hours of movies that I want to dub when they fix this issue.
     
  20. Jul 23, 2006 #20 of 306
    Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    21,572
    373
    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    Ah, but this isn't a poll on what existing issues need to be fixed... It is a poll on what new features you would like to see.

    Fixing an existing issue would be a different wish list than this particular one.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page