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


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#521 OFFLINE   gully_foyle

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 12:31 AM

Got 4xa7 to HR21-700. Is this the guide data/slowdown fix that's been discussed?
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#522 OFFLINE   onan38

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 01:18 AM

Anyone have any notes on what this release addresses? Hope it helps with channel and guide speeds. Download started 3:15am eastern time.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 01:25 AM

HR20-700 still restarting 3:24 eastern time

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 01:35 AM

nope... still slow as molasses rolling uphill in a thunderstorm.... <sigh>

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 01:36 AM

My HR22-100 also is getting 04A7. I found this post:
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 01:39 AM

My HR21-100 is scrolling the guide really fast.Fastest i've had for awhile and is taking the channel numbers i'm putting in really well. But i will give it time to settle in and hope in 12 or so hours it will be as fast as it is now. (Fingers crossed.) LOL!

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 01:52 AM

HR20-700 still restarting 3:24 eastern time


My HR20-700 received 0x4aa not 04a7, at 2:29am while I was watching a show.
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 02:01 AM

.. At 2:29am while I was watching a show. I'm sure someone will start the Official thread soon. Too early to tell if response time will be improved, one can only hope.
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#529 OFFLINE   sbuckler

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 04:20 AM

I have been following all of the posts regarding sluggish behavior feeling lucky it has not happened on any of my 7 dvrs. Well, last night, I had a very slow (30 sec) first channel change on one of my 24-500. With this problem not affecting all dvrs and some getting this problem later than others, no wonder D* is having problems finding the solution.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 04:37 AM

After the download of 04a7, it was initially taking about 20 seconds for the Guide to appear on my HR22-100. However, it now appears to have improved significantly and is much more responsive.

Edited by Caddo-Miller, 07 July 2011 - 04:57 AM.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 04:43 AM

Got 4xa7 to HR21-700. Is this the guide data/slowdown fix that's been discussed?


My HR22-100 was upgraded to 0x4a7 this morning. The slow response times to channel changing and menu surfing are gone.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 04:52 AM

My HR22-100 was upgraded to 0x4a7 this morning. Big improvement. Response time to channel changing is six seconds or less. Menu surfing and scrolling are very fast.

Edited by MysteryMan, 07 July 2011 - 05:11 AM.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 06:15 AM

I got 0x4a8 this morning and things seem to be faster, but we will see (on my 24-500).

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 06:50 AM

nope... still slow as molasses rolling uphill in a thunderstorm.... <sigh>


I got 0x4a7 overnight. While not hanging or as slow, I am doing a reset from the menu right now. Have you tried that or an RBR?

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 07:02 AM

From the reports to date...it appears this was an update to correct varied degrees of guide speed.
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#536 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 07:08 AM

I received the 0X4A8 this morning at 3:30 A.M. and now my Channel Changing is Fast again.

It is definitely a Software Problem that was Fixed by this Emergency Software Pushout.
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 10:32 AM

My two HR20-700s and one HR20-100 got 0x4aa (again??) last night. I thought this was the last NR version (which I already had). So maybe they just did an internal tweek and did not change version numbers. All receivers had rebooted and show today's date as the getting the upate. We shall see.

#538 OFFLINE   Jeremy W

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 12:45 PM

So maybe they just did an internal tweek and did not change version numbers.

Nope, you're just mistaken on the previous version number. No matter how small the tweak is, the version number will always change.

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Posted 07 July 2011 - 12:54 PM

According to this thread, the previous version of the HR20 software was 0x4a9. With the last few night's downloads, it is now 0x4aa.
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Posted 07 July 2011 - 12:58 PM

I received the 0x4a7 update this morning and immediately thereafter the channel change and guide scrolling was substantially faster ... however, this afternoon the guide scrolling is once again exhibiting slow scrolling.

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