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HR34 issues viewing recordings


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#1 OFFLINE   robn77

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 12:58 PM

We were watching something recorded on the HR34 the other night and right as another program was finishing taping, we started getting (not pixelating) video noise while watching it. Rewinding gave us the same issue. We exited out and came back in after the recording light was off and it was fine. Even the part we had issues with.

Has this been reported?

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#2 OFFLINE   unixguru

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 07:11 PM

We were watching something recorded on the HR34 the other night and right as another program was finishing taping, we started getting (not pixelating) video noise while watching it. Rewinding gave us the same issue. We exited out and came back in after the recording light was off and it was fine. Even the part we had issues with.

Has this been reported?


Known problem. Apparently has to do with HDCP (copy protection). Turn off HR or TV and then on again and it will clear up - for awhile.

#3 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 31 July 2012 - 09:35 PM

But, then it might have to do with the quality of tape that was being used! :D
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#4 OFFLINE   robn77

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 01:08 PM

Does the HR34 take VHS or Beta tape?

#5 OFFLINE   caseyf5

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 02:27 PM

Hello robn77,

I know for a fact that it takes "Ticker Tape". :icon_lol:
My setup: 1 HR34/700 DVR no external HD, 1 HR24/500 DVR using WD 2TB Green HD and Antec MX-1 enclosure (used for CE) and 3 H24/700 receivers, 1 SL5 Dish (4 cable), 1 SWM16 Multiswitch, 1 Wired CCK. 1 Whole Home with DECA, 1 Sharp LC-37GP1U TV, 1 Sony Home Theater System HT-CT550W (Soundbar), 1 Impact 6x2 Component Video Matrix (Switcher) and 2 Sewell 1x2 HDMI Splitters with Ethernet, 3D Support and 4Kx2K Resolution with multiple hdmi cables with Ethernet.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 02:34 PM

make sure you have the latest software that was just released

#7 OFFLINE   robn77

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:14 AM

It did download late last week.
The issue seemed to happen during True Blood the last several weeks. We did not have the occurrance this week so fingers crossed.

We are glad because I was having a problem finding any tape to replace in the DVR :D




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