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HR20/21/22/23/24, H21/23/24/25 & R22 (National Release) - Issues/Discussion


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#21 OFFLINE   jfeheley

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 08:55 PM

Star rating system is also missing on movies.


I noticed the star rating system is not there. Anybody know if it is gone for good?

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#22 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 09:09 PM

I don't think it's gone. Might simply be needing to wait for all of the guide data to propagate after the download.
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#23 OFFLINE   Laxguy

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 09:10 PM

PIP, I really could not care less about. The "PIP-style" window in the GUI is just an annoyance and absolutely there should be a user preference setting as to whether it is visible or not. Each and every one of you knows I am not wrong about this, even those who might love that stupid little window.


You mean the tiny picture when Channel Guide or List is in use? I use it frequently, and only wish it were 50% bigger. But it's fine for talk shows, much news, standup, etc., so one can peruse the above and still be watching.

To prevent tipping off scores, pause it, silence it and just don't look at it, or change the channel to a neutral one that won't tip off scores.
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Posted 11 May 2011 - 09:47 PM

Overall its not that bad. Its a few more keystrokes to get to CC though. I still wish they had a better way to toggle screen formats (pick list) and a shortcut to the TODO list (LIST>LIST). :sure:

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 09:51 PM

The Channel Banner help now mentions PIP: "If your DIRECTV receiver supports Picture-in-Picture, you can change your current settings here."

Clearly we're not that far from a receiver that does support it. ;)

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 09:57 PM

One of my receivers seems to always lag behind the others in getting software updates. I have a couple HR20-700s and an HR21-100, and it was almost two full months before the -100 got the equivalent software that the -700 receivers got.

HR20-700 _ 0x458 _ 02/15/2011
HR21-100 _ 0x459 _ 04/07/2011

Any idea why this would be? Does it mean that this new release with the info banner updates will be really delayed on that one receiver again?

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 10:09 PM

The Channel Banner help now mentions PIP: "If your DIRECTV receiver supports Picture-in-Picture, you can change your current settings here."

Clearly we're not that far from a receiver that does support it. ;)

Wheres the channel banner help located at?

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 10:38 PM

The Channel Banner help now mentions PIP: "If your DIRECTV receiver supports Picture-in-Picture, you can change your current settings here."

Clearly we're not that far from a receiver that does support it. ;)


Well two of my TVs support PIP. I definitely going to check that out. It comes in handy during baseball game rain delays.
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Posted 11 May 2011 - 10:42 PM

Wheres the channel banner help located at?

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My guess, the Help section in Setup Menu
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#30 OFFLINE   Jeremy W

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 10:57 PM

Well two of my TVs support PIP. I definitely going to check that out. It comes in handy during baseball game rain delays.

It has nothing to do with your TV, and your DirecTV receiver definitely doesn't support PIP.

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 05:42 AM

Well two of my TVs support PIP. I definitely going to check that out. It comes in handy during baseball game rain delays.


Well, then you can add a second receiver to your TV and you'll have your PIP. Otherwise, as Jeremy said, you'll have to wait for PIP capable receivers.

#32 OFFLINE   Doug Brott

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 06:06 AM

Any idea why this would be? Does it mean that this new release with the info banner updates will be really delayed on that one receiver again?


I think this time around each receiver in the house will get the update at the same time.
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Posted 12 May 2011 - 06:45 AM

I think this time around each receiver in the house will get the update at the same time.

Thanks Doug.

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 07:37 AM

Ever since the upgrade to 0x4a6 ESPN2 is greyed out on both my HR20 and HR22. I still receive the programming though.

The other thing that happened is that the only SL that I have on 209 disappeared from the ToDo list. When I manually set them to record from the guide I got an message saying something about the program may not record because the receiver isn't authorized for that channel.

What the heck is going on? :confused:

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 07:42 AM

Overall its not that bad. Its a few more keystrokes to get to CC though. I still wish they had a better way to toggle screen formats (pick list) and a shortcut to the TODO list (LIST>LIST). :sure:


I still miss YELLOW going straight to "To Do".

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 07:44 AM

Ever since the upgrade to 0x4a6 ESPN2 is greyed out on both my HR20 and HR22. I still receive the programming though.

The other thing that happened is that the only SL that I have on 209 disappeared from the ToDo list. When I manually set them to record from the guide I got an message saying something about the program may not record because the receiver isn't authorized for that channel.

What the heck is going on? :confused:


My ESPN2 is also grayed-out, but I haven't gotten the update -- so must be a separate issue. I can still tune it in just fine, so no biggie.

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 07:46 AM

I still miss YELLOW going straight to "To Do".


Indeed! Too bad it wasn't added to the info banner. :(

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 08:05 AM

My ESPN2 is also grayed-out, but I haven't gotten the update -- so must be a separate issue. I can still tune it in just fine, so no biggie.


I'm just wondering what the deal is with my SL recordings being deleted from the ToDo list though, and why the message about receiver authorization when I set them to record again. I guess I'll just have to see if it happens again.

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 09:02 AM

Ever since the upgrade to 0x4a6 ESPN2 is greyed out on both my HR20 and HR22. I still receive the programming though.

The other thing that happened is that the only SL that I have on 209 disappeared from the ToDo list. When I manually set them to record from the guide I got an message saying something about the program may not record because the receiver isn't authorized for that channel.

What the heck is going on? :confused:


My ESPN2 is also grayed-out, but I haven't gotten the update -- so must be a separate issue. I can still tune it in just fine, so no biggie.

You can directly tune it, yes, but as stated above, you will not be able to set an SL or future recording for programs on that channel because your receiver thinks it is not authorized.
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Posted 12 May 2011 - 09:31 AM

My ESPN2 is also grayed-out, but I haven't gotten the update -- so must be a separate issue. I can still tune it in just fine, so no biggie.


You can directly tune it, yes, but as stated above, you will not be able to set an SL or future recording for programs on that channel because your receiver thinks it is not authorized.


I have 0x4a6 and have tried resending authorization and rebooting the receiver but to no avail.




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