Jump to content


Welcome to DBSTalk


Sign In 

Create Account
Welcome to DBSTalk. Our community covers all aspects of video delivery solutions including: Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS), Cable Television, and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). We also have forums to discuss popular television programs, home theater equipment, and internet streaming service providers. Members of our community include experts who can help you solve technical problems, industry professionals, company representatives, and novices who are here to learn.

Like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community. Sign-up is a free and simple process that requires minimal information. Be a part of our community by signing in or creating an account. The Digital Bit Stream starts here!
  • Reply to existing topics or start a discussion of your own
  • Subscribe to topics and forums and get email updates
  • Send private personal messages (PM) to other forum members
  • Customize your profile page and make new friends
 
Guest Message by DevFuse

Photo

Missing logos


  • Please log in to reply
195 replies to this topic

#26 OFFLINE   wilbur_the_goose

wilbur_the_goose

    Hall Of Fame

  • Registered
  • 4,426 posts
Joined: Aug 16, 2006

Posted 21 July 2012 - 05:10 AM

I'd ask this question in the D* DVR forum. You'll get better answers.

...Ads Help To Support This Site...

#27 OFFLINE   RunnerFL

RunnerFL

    Hall Of Fame

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 16,252 posts
Joined: Jan 04, 2006

Posted 21 July 2012 - 08:23 AM

Lifetime, TruTV, and E! Are missing logos as well.


I've got a logo for TruTV, SD and HD.
THIS SPACE FOR RENT

#28 OFFLINE   ep1974

ep1974

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 500 posts
Joined: May 22, 2010

Posted 21 July 2012 - 10:43 AM

I believe the logos do come through the guide data...with my HR24 anyway...I would like to see the named channels and the Cinemax logos updated. I like the logos!


Agree, I also like having the logos. I sent Directv an e-mail re: the missing logos. Will post their response when I receive it.

#29 OFFLINE   ep1974

ep1974

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 500 posts
Joined: May 22, 2010

Posted 21 July 2012 - 10:45 AM

I've got a logo for TruTV, SD and HD.


I have an SD logo but no HD logo for TruTV. Don't understand how you could have one for TruTV HD. Anyone know a reason for this??

#30 OFFLINE   charlie460

charlie460

    Godfather

  • Registered
  • 400 posts
Joined: Sep 12, 2009

Posted 21 July 2012 - 10:51 AM

I have an SD logo but no HD logo for TruTV. Don't understand how you could have one for TruTV HD. Anyone know a reason for this??



Just checked and I've got it on TruTV HD as well.

#31 OFFLINE   Sea bass

Sea bass

    Icon

  • Registered
  • 686 posts
Joined: Jun 09, 2005

Posted 21 July 2012 - 01:53 PM

I have 2 HR 24-500 receivers, 1 has TruTV HD Logo, the other doesn't...not that it matters, 1 has a yellow OWN logo, the other has a rainbow color OWN logo...

#32 OFFLINE   Laxguy

Laxguy

    Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 14,869 posts
  • LocationWinters, CA, between Napa and Sacramento
Joined: Dec 02, 2010

Posted 21 July 2012 - 02:11 PM

Are logos really worth bothering DIRECTV® with e-mails? I just can't think of anything less important, but diff. strokes an all I guess.
"Laxguy" means a guy who loves lacrosse.

#33 OFFLINE   ep1974

ep1974

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 500 posts
Joined: May 22, 2010

Posted 21 July 2012 - 02:35 PM

Are logos really worth bothering DIRECTV® with e-mails? I just can't think of anything less important, but diff. strokes an all I guess.


You're entitled to your opinion, however, not everyone feels the same as you. If you care so little about missing logos, then why are you reading the missing logo thread??

Edited by ep1974, 21 July 2012 - 04:21 PM.


#34 OFFLINE   tulanejosh

tulanejosh

    Godfather

  • Topic Starter
  • Registered
  • 426 posts
Joined: May 23, 2008

Posted 21 July 2012 - 03:52 PM

I'm not necessarily freaking out about it. Admittedly - I'm a bit OCD about such things. I don't pay one bit of attention to the logos that are actually present, but when I know something isn't right I have a hard time NOT paying attention to it.

#35 OFFLINE   Sea bass

Sea bass

    Icon

  • Registered
  • 686 posts
Joined: Jun 09, 2005

Posted 21 July 2012 - 04:49 PM

I'm not necessarily freaking out about it. Admittedly - I'm a bit OCD about such things. I don't pay one bit of attention to the logos that are actually present, but when I know something isn't right I have a hard time NOT paying attention to it.


That OCD thing...I totally understand!:)

#36 OFFLINE   Laxguy

Laxguy

    Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 14,869 posts
  • LocationWinters, CA, between Napa and Sacramento
Joined: Dec 02, 2010

Posted 21 July 2012 - 05:48 PM

You're entitled to your opinion, however, not everyone feels the same as you. If you care so little about missing logos, then why are you reading the missing logo thread??


Not just reading it. Trying to help out, but where I can't I have to wonder what the fuss is about.

As Pres. Clinton remarked, "I feel your pain".
"Laxguy" means a guy who loves lacrosse.

#37 OFFLINE   Rtm

Rtm

    Godfather

  • Registered
  • 412 posts
Joined: Oct 17, 2011

Posted 22 July 2012 - 02:54 AM

Hell get rid of the logos all together but I prefer they update them or remove them not relist the channel name next to it with an elipses(sp?).Directv isn't cheap and this just shows they don't pay attention to details which is exactly why I have consistently had issues in the past that are mostly fixed with janky receiver software.

#38 OFFLINE   markfp

markfp

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 189 posts
Joined: Mar 09, 2010

Posted 22 July 2012 - 06:40 PM

All movies are 100% uninterrupted and uncut and almost always, always, always OAR.

What commercials do you think you remember.


I think he may be confusing TCM with AMC.

As for uncut, and in the OAR, that has always been TCM policy, but as it's been pointed out many times by TCM's VP of programming, the network is at the mercy of the distributors as to what they actually get.

There have been occasions where TCM has been sent an edited or pan & scan version by mistake or, for whatever reason, the original isn't available. In those cases, they have to run what they get. To TCM's credit, when that does happen they always try to get the correct version for future showings.

TCM can't guarantee uncut and OAR 100% of the time, but they usually come pretty close.

#39 OFFLINE   tonyd79

tonyd79

    Hall Of Fame

  • Registered
  • 12,948 posts
  • LocationColumbia, MD
Joined: Jul 24, 2006

Posted 22 July 2012 - 06:54 PM

I think he may be confusing TCM with AMC.

As for uncut, and in the OAR, that has always been TCM policy, but as it's been pointed out many times by TCM's VP of programming, the network is at the mercy of the distributors as to what they actually get.

There have been occasions where TCM has been sent an edited or pan & scan version by mistake or, for whatever reason, the original isn't available. In those cases, they have to run what they get. To TCM's credit, when that does happen they always try to get the correct version for future showings.

TCM can't guarantee uncut and OAR 100% of the time, but they usually come pretty close.


That is probably what he is doing.

On the odd time they get the wrong OAR, they've actually apologized.
LR: HR34-700, H24-200, Fios DVR, BD350 Blu Ray, Roku Netflix Player, Chromecast, Sony 65w850 TV
BR: HR21-200, Viso 32LX, DB350 Blu Ray
Dish: Slimline, SWM8
Other: genieGo

#40 OFFLINE   skaman74

skaman74

    AllStar

  • Registered
  • 95 posts
Joined: Feb 17, 2012

Posted 22 July 2012 - 11:00 PM

I have 2 HR 24-500 receivers, 1 has TruTV HD Logo, the other doesn't...not that it matters, 1 has a yellow OWN logo, the other has a rainbow color OWN logo...


No TruTV HD logo on any of my HR24-500...:(

flag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gif


#41 OFFLINE   Old_School

Old_School

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 387 posts
  • LocationPA
Joined: Nov 28, 2011

Posted 23 July 2012 - 12:47 PM

That OCD thing...I totally understand!:)


Anymore missing logo's and im gonna have to cancel!:lol:

DirecTV Subscriber Since 1998
Xtra ~ NFLST

 

(1) HR44  

(1) C41W

 

SL3 LNB ~ Whole Home DVR


#42 OFFLINE   war59312

war59312

    Cool Member

  • Registered
  • 14 posts
Joined: Jul 17, 2012

Posted 23 July 2012 - 02:16 PM

I agree, it's a bit annoying.

I'd say most if not all of us here on these forums are on the geek side and this type of things drives us geeks crazy.

If not, then either you are plain out crazy or liyng. :P

#43 OFFLINE   crkeehn

crkeehn

    Godfather

  • Registered
  • 354 posts
Joined: Apr 22, 2002

Posted 24 July 2012 - 08:09 AM

All movies are 100% uninterrupted and uncut and almost always, always, always OAR.

What commercials do you think you remember.


Is it possible that he is confusing TMC with Fox Movie Channel, which has recently undergone a format change. Fox continues to carry the classic films without commercial interruption during the night. Midmorning, they change to more current fare, with commercial interruption. It was a shock when I discovered the change.

#44 OFFLINE   Sea bass

Sea bass

    Icon

  • Registered
  • 686 posts
Joined: Jun 09, 2005

Posted 06 August 2012 - 02:09 PM

New logo's arived today on my HR24-500:) E!, TCM, AXS, Dest. America, Lifetime HD logos up! New Disney Junior too. Sorry if I missed any.

#45 OFFLINE   Sea bass

Sea bass

    Icon

  • Registered
  • 686 posts
Joined: Jun 09, 2005

Posted 06 August 2012 - 07:32 PM

The logos are not in the guide data. If you reboot twice in 30 minutes, which flushes the guide data, you'll see they are still there.

The logos are in a supplemental download that comes with a firmware update or the firmware itself.


Interesting...I see no update since late June. I have not rebooted recently, but still received new logos today. I'd love to know how the logo updates work for the HR24!

#46 OFFLINE   skaman74

skaman74

    AllStar

  • Registered
  • 95 posts
Joined: Feb 17, 2012

Posted 06 August 2012 - 11:25 PM

New logo's arived today on my HR24-500:) E!, TCM, AXS, Dest. America, Lifetime HD logos up! New Disney Junior too. Sorry if I missed any.


Not one of those yet on my 2 HR24-500 and H24. And just noticed a few days ago NFL Network logo is gone.

flag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gif


#47 OFFLINE   Sea bass

Sea bass

    Icon

  • Registered
  • 686 posts
Joined: Jun 09, 2005

Posted 07 August 2012 - 12:06 AM

Not one of those yet on my 2 HR24-500 and H24. And just noticed a few days ago NFL Network logo is gone.


NFL is gone on mine too...

#48 OFFLINE   RunnerFL

RunnerFL

    Hall Of Fame

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 16,252 posts
Joined: Jan 04, 2006

Posted 07 August 2012 - 12:31 AM

Interesting...I see no update since late June. I have not rebooted recently, but still received new logos today. I'd love to know how the logo updates work for the HR24!


If you had read what I posted, that you quoted, you'd know.

Supplemental download.
THIS SPACE FOR RENT

#49 OFFLINE   skaman74

skaman74

    AllStar

  • Registered
  • 95 posts
Joined: Feb 17, 2012

Posted 07 August 2012 - 08:54 AM

Would a restart due the trick for the missing logos to come up?

flag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gifflag.gif


#50 OFFLINE   Laxguy

Laxguy

    Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

  • DBSTalk Club
  • 14,869 posts
  • LocationWinters, CA, between Napa and Sacramento
Joined: Dec 02, 2010

Posted 07 August 2012 - 09:13 AM

If you're going to do a menu reset- the "Restart Receiver" one, I'd be inclined to do a second one within 30 minutes. That will flush the Guide, and may trigger a call to reload the extras.
"Laxguy" means a guy who loves lacrosse.




Protected By... spam firewall...And...