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HR34: Version 0x0583 Issues/Discussion


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#1 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 03:23 PM

This is the official Issues and Discussion thread for HR34, version 0x0583

Release notes: http://www.dbstalk.c...ad.php?t=208905

We ask that you keep polite and focused within this thread, and post as much detail as possible. If your receiver is set up for network issue reporting, please post the key generated by the receiver.

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#2 OFFLINE   BadeMillsap

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 03:28 PM

Well ... the guide response is definitely slower than the previous release and the not changing channel every time is still present ... not sure what this "fixed" ...

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 04:04 PM

And still issues with 30SKIP Resetting on any restart as well as the ubiquitous progress bar when you skip. Ugh.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 05:14 PM

Is this a staggered release or all at once? I have a self-install scheduled for this Friday and would like to get the latest NR ASAP.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 05:19 PM

VOD fixed? Hard to tell by wading through the incredibly detailed release notes put out by Directv.
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Posted 18 September 2012 - 05:48 PM

Is this a staggered release or all at once? I have a self-install scheduled for this Friday and would like to get the latest NR ASAP.


The installer will download whatever the latest version is in the stream for you. That's part of the install process.
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Posted 18 September 2012 - 08:24 PM

I'm the installer - I guess I get what I get!

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 08:55 PM

Still can't see recordings on DirecTV2PC if they are in a folder. I know this is an old (more or less abandoned) program, but why did they have to break something so simple. It's almost like they intentionally hunt for things that work just so they can screw them up somehow.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 08:58 PM

I'm the installer - I guess I get what I get!


If it's not in the stream or your account isn't authorized for it then there's no way you can force it.
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Posted 18 September 2012 - 10:01 PM

So I got the update this morning and now the channel bar is messed up on the right side. Its like faded out. What's even weirder is that I have the same issue on my hr20 now. That got no update.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 10:33 PM

When I came home tonight and turned on my TV and HR34, the HDMI port was not working. I swapped cables to no avail. I plugged in RCA cables and it worked fine. Then I rebooted the HR34 and the HDMI port seemed to be working again. There was no power surge, power outage, unhooking or rehooking of the HDMI cable today. The only thing i can see that happened is that this software update downloaded today. Anyone else have this issue?
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Posted 18 September 2012 - 10:39 PM

The FF3 and FF2 does not auto-correct, it actually advances. Very frustrating.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 06:18 AM

So I got the update this morning and now the channel bar is messed up on the right side. Its like faded out. What's even weirder is that I have the same issue on my hr20 now. That got no update.


It appears this happened to all model receivers. There is a thread about this particular problem. It happened to all 3 of my receivers yesterday.
A Menu Reset fixed them all.

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Edited by jimmie57, 19 September 2012 - 06:27 AM.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 06:27 AM

joshjr - happened to me too. I switched to comp. cables for about 8 hrs then back to the HDMI input and everything was fine (so far). Happened once before and I did the same thing. It worked then too, after I tried several different HDMI cables and different HDMI inputs on my TV. After several hours on the comp. cables, I went back to the original HDMI input/cable and things were fine till this most recent update.
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Posted 19 September 2012 - 10:44 PM

The FF3 and FF2 does not auto-correct, it actually advances. Very frustrating.


+1.

It's pretty bad on my unit. Noticeably bad.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 10:52 PM

Seems to have fixed our HDMI sync issue

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 04:56 AM

Mine is still at 582, is this a controlled rollout or a full rollout?

I look at system information and it state no upgrade scheduled

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 05:19 AM

I am still having continued Whole Home issues. I can't see or play recordings from other devices ( HR 24's). This has existed through the last 3 or 4 firmware updates. Resets, etc no avail ...

Really frustrating. DTV tech support advised they are aware, etc ...

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Posted 20 September 2012 - 06:55 AM

I am still having continued Whole Home issues. I can't see or play recordings from other devices ( HR 24's). This has existed through the last 3 or 4 firmware updates. Resets, etc no avail ...

Really frustrating. DTV tech support advised they are aware, etc ...

That's odd, I can see and play recordings on my HR22. Not sure why an HR24 would be any different. I am having one issue though. If I try to play a recording from my HR34 on my HR22. And the recording was made prior to the last update, I can't use "Select" to advance through the screens to make it play. The second screen displays, but looks odd and doesn't have the menu to select play. So instead, I have to hit play on the "List" screen and then it plays fine.
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Posted 20 September 2012 - 07:09 AM

I waited two days after the new software loaded and rebooted the DVR once before posting this.

1) The Guide is back to breaking up. It settles down when you change the page.

2) Agreed on the FF issues, especially when playing a program recorded on another DVR in the system. Sometimes it backs up, sometimes it stops on the last image shown, and sometimes it even jumps forward a few minutes.

3) VOD takes forever to load (I only tired channel 1000). Once loaded, after you select a category and go into Search, there still is no alphabet on the left hand side of the screen. You can only search by direct access of the letters through the keypad on the remote, which is the way I normally do it, anyway, but the other can be useful, too.
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