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30 Skip on R15s?

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#1 OFFLINE   Lord Vader

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 04:23 PM

One of my trusted, old HDVR2 DirecTIVOs finally kicked the bucket, so DirecTV sent me a free replacement, an R15, to take its place. Yuck.

OK, the fact that I hate this model aside, how does one activate 30 skip? I thought it's by entering "30SKIP" in the search function, but that isn't working.

BTW, did I mention that I really hate this crappy model #?

FAITH: I find the lack of it disturbing.


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Posted 21 August 2010 - 04:31 PM

To activate 30skip on a R15 is trade it in on a R22 or HR2X and then do a keyword search for 30skip. Sorry, the R15/R16 don't do 30skip/slip AFAIK.

See post My Setup for configuration info.

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Posted 21 August 2010 - 04:33 PM

Well, THAT doesn't help my dilemma!

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 07:52 PM

Well, THAT doesn't help my dilemma!

"30 skip" on an R15 doesn't look like it's EVER going to happen. But I've become pretty good at using forward advance speed 3 at zooming over commercials!! Practice some yourself and you'll get the hang of it.

Remember, even the HD DVR's and R22's come with "30 slip" enabled and probably 90% of DirecTV customers have no idea that "skip" can be enabled.

This is probably so that new "RULES" don't come out (like the one where you can only watch a PPV movie on your DVR for 24 hours) FORCING you to watch the commercials. I'm still surprised that there hasn't been some sort of legislation banning skipping commercials with a DVR...

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 07:59 PM

I have 30 skip and still get a good dose of commercials. No rules are needed, we are always going to see some of them.
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