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PTAT Tuner just for PTAT?


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#1 OFFLINE   mclip_66

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:18 AM

A couple of PTAT questions:

1. Is the PTAT Tuner only for that use or can you record 3 shows at the same time outside the the PTAT window?

2. If you want shows outside the 8 days can you move the after the fact?

3. If you want shows outside the 8 days do you need a separate timer and thus the use of one of the other 2 tuners to make that happen?

4. Is there any grace period or will shows that run by 11:00 just be cut off?

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#2 OFFLINE   harsh

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:43 AM

1. Is the PTAT Tuner only for that use or can you record 3 shows at the same time outside the the PTAT window?

PTAT does not use a special or dedicated tuner.

2. If you want shows outside the 8 days can you move the after the fact?

After 8 days, if you don't actively save the content, it is replaced with new content.

3. If you want shows outside the 8 days do you need a separate timer and thus the use of one of the other 2 tuners to make that happen?

You can choose to save the program long-term by pressing the record button while watching it.

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#3 OFFLINE   Daniel

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 10:00 AM

You can also set up a timer for a PATA show and it will automatically save it to your side of the drive and save it however long specify without using an additional tuner.

#4 OFFLINE   BobaBird

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 11:58 AM

1. You have full use of all 3 tuners outside the PTAT hours.
2. Yes, select the show and choose Save.
3. A separate timer will piggy-back on the tuner PTAT is using so you still have the other 2.
4. A sports event will cause the whole night to extend an hour.
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