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#201 OFFLINE   veryoldschool

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:51 PM

Posters are now listing 0x62C software down loaded on their HR24s last night.
Maybe this is it.

I don't think there is any "maybe" about this.
That is what I have on my 24 and it is this quick.
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#202 OFFLINE   jimmie57

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:22 PM

Can you get them to beam it to Mike Greer right away ?

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 01:27 PM

Can you get them to beam it to Mike Greer right away ?

Everyone should know by now that Mike is in the back of the bus. !rolling
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#204 OFFLINE   Mike Greer

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:07 PM

Everyone should know by now that Mike is in the back of the bus. !rolling


Hell, I'm not even on the bus! I'm hitchhiking and not sure where I am.... As you all well know.

In this case however, I did get the update this morning. I haven't used the receivers to see what's up but maybe there is hope? I guess I'll know in a couple of weeks.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:11 PM

Hell, I'm not even on the bus!

So you missed the "short bus" again? :lol:
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 03:23 PM

So you missed the "short bus" again? :lol:


The 'short bus' was full of DirecTV software engineers!:lol:

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:11 PM

As I hope some will realize, this does have DirecTV's attention.


Caring and attention are good, but the ongoing problem (intermittent in my case) of sloooooow / non-responsive DVR's suggests a lack of senior management priority, allocated resources or technical competence.

I hope the 0x62C firmware update will improve the situation, but history does not suggest that would be a good bet.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 04:14 PM

I hope the 0x62C firmware update will improve the situation, but history does not suggest that would be a good bet.

I know it's addressed "one thing".

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:50 PM

Elaborate please.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:34 PM

Elaborate please.

Not sure who you're addressing here, but if you go back a few replies, you'll see where the channel changing time has changed from 8 sec back down to 3 sec for me.
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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:45 PM

NOW I know why you have all those HDDVRs. You are nothing but an elitist show hog!! :lol:


I think I resemble that remark... :lol:

I've not yet had any series get more than about a dozen episodes behind, I cannot imagine saving beyond that.


Wife travels a lot and we don't get that much time to watch TV together. Why we are hanging onto some of these shows is beyond me. Ask the wife.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 12:53 PM

All three of my HR24-500s did slow down with the HDGUI but they don't all behave the same. The one I use the most is the biggest problem child.


Out of my 12 HRs, I only use 3 normally. I do have one 24-500 that seems to be a tad insane at time and I use that as a server. Don't forget, all these slow HRs (the whole 21 series) make good servers.

I would attempt at getting them to replace it but the way my luck goes I'll get one of my original HR22s back! And I'm not a big fan of telling them it is dead so they will actually replace it.


Policy is to get a 24 if possible if your 24 is shot. Doesn't mean you'll get another 500, tho. I've got a couple 24-100s and they run pretty well.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 01:03 PM

Can you get them to beam it to Mike Greer right away ?


Won't do a bit of good, Mike is cursed by the Gods of D*.... :lol:

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 10:04 AM

Won't do a bit of good, Mike is cursed by the Gods of D*.... :lol:

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Ain't that the truth!

So far so good with 0x62C but I am usually ok until about 10 days or so after a restart so we'll see.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 11:32 AM

Well, I'm miffed! :)

Mike got his and I'm still here on 0x5d2.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 11:38 AM

Well, I'm miffed! :)

Mike got his and I'm still here on 0x5d2.


I am usually a few weeks behind when I see a new release come out before I get it. I am still running D2.
It seems that they start in the west, jump to the east and then come back to central US.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 11:48 AM

I'm a little afraid! I don't usually get the updates in the first wave....

I'll hide under the covers until it is safe to come out.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

I'm a little afraid! I don't usually get the updates in the first wave....

I'll hide under the covers until it is safe to come out.


Maybe they have been reading your posts. LOL

Glad you got it early since you have had so much trouble.

Did you ever make a favorite ? it only takes a few minutes if you only put 10 or 20 channels in it.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:09 PM

Well, I'm miffed! :)

Mike got his and I'm still here on 0x5d2.


Usually goes out to the western states first then works its way across the country.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:11 PM

I'm a little afraid! I don't usually get the updates in the first wave....

I'll hide under the covers until it is safe to come out.


They're obviously toying with you. Next the black helicopters will start flying overhead... :lol:

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 12:12 PM

Maybe they have been reading your posts. LOL

Glad you got it early since you have had so much trouble.

Did you ever make a favorite ? it only takes a few minutes if you only put 10 or 20 channels in it.


Of course D* reads his posts. How else could they maintain his level of service in such a wonderful manner... :lol:

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 03:24 PM

Maybe they have been reading your posts. LOL

Glad you got it early since you have had so much trouble.

Did you ever make a favorite ? it only takes a few minutes if you only put 10 or 20 channels in it.


If they had been readin my posts they would have just cut off my service by now!:D

I did - much quicker that way! See here: http://www.dbstalk.c...3&postcount=113

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 03:25 PM

They're obviously toying with you. Next the black helicopters will start flying overhead... :lol:

Rich


Of course D* reads his posts. How else could they maintain his level of service in such a wonderful manner... :lol:

Rich


I knew I heard helicopters last night! I'm sure they were just checking my dish for proper alignment and making sure my batteries are fresh!

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 03:39 PM

If they had been readin my posts they would have just cut off my service by now!:D

I did - much quicker that way! See here: http://www.dbstalk.c...3&postcount=113


Thanks , I missed that somehow.
Glad it worked for you.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 02:29 PM

I must admit, I didn't read through all the posts but my HR22 is somewhat okay at times but at other times, it slows to a crawl when advancing through the guide or changing channels. It seems like minutes (though I'm sure its much shorter) to move forward after a key press while in the guide or to change to another channel. Also, at times, the remote seems not to want to take in key presses very well and changes to channels I didn't want. In fact, I have two RC64R's and it happens to both.

I have several friends with Dish and they wonder why I would put up with this. Well I been with DTV for sometime and keep hoping it will improve.

So my question, if I upgraded to a HR24 or HR34 (assuming I could do that), would the performance improve significantly? My other option is obviously to go to Dish.




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