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Bug in MRV?


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#1 OFFLINE   pennStateFootball

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Posted 23 May 2010 - 10:09 AM

Last night, the Phillies/Red Sox game was on FOX starting at 7 lasting 3 hours. I added 1.5 hours padding to it. I went to watch it on a different DVR and it could only show 3 hours. The DVR I recorded it on could see 4.5 hours. Has anyone else seen this?

At least there is a workaround, just set a manual recording. But it is quite annoying.

They also really need a software update that will allow one DVR to set recordings on another DVR. I'm sure that will come.

To me, this MRV is in it's very infant stages and I think will become phenomenal when they fully develop it.

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#2 OFFLINE   rsblaski

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Posted 23 May 2010 - 12:49 PM

I've had this happen several times (with padding for NASCAR races). Other times, the whole padding does show up.
When the padding doesn't show up on the time line, I could still watch the remaining recording, just couldn't use trick play. If trick play was tried, the recording would jump back to the end of the originally scheduled time.
As I said, this only happened a few times. I haven't run into this in quite some time.
Did you add the padding after the recording started? I think that may have been the case when I had problems.

And YES, collaborative scheduling is a big item on many wish lists. Hopefully this will come soon now that MRV is a reality.
Remember, when it comes to audio/video, more is always better. (This does NOT apply to remote controls!)




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