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DIRECTV new features: Far in Advance & Watch Now


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#21 OFFLINE   MysteryMan

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:58 AM

Nice work Scott. Thanks.

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#22 OFFLINE   trh

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 06:38 AM

Nice.

And I think "coming soon" from this group actually means something.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:43 AM

Far in advance is great concept, but in reality it doesnt appear to work correctly yet for local networks. It sees the far in advance station as the channels in the 390's, and says I'm not authorized and it cant record, instead of picking my local cbs, nbc, fox, etc....


I don't think that is an issue for everyone. I haven't had that happen to me yet.

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It has happened to all of my FIA selections that are scheduled on NBC. Once the show appears in the guide, the ABC and CBS default to the local affiliates on sat feed (No OTA). The NBC selections default to the National feed which I don't get.

It is a great concept and I'm sure in the future this will improve.

#24 OFFLINE   Go Beavs

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:53 AM

Nice job guys!

This is cool stuff. I can't believe that my 5 year old HR21 is still getting new features!

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:07 AM

Great add for those of us who don't speak "Boolean".

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:57 AM

What would almost as nice, maybe even nicer, is if this "Far in Advance" came with an associated increase to the limit of 50 season passes. I currently 'push the limit' now with my 2 DVRs. Allowing me to set "future" passes will be useless unless given the ability to add more than 50.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:08 AM

It looks like if anyone has any specific issues with FIA content...they can report those here to get them duly recorded:

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:07 PM

It has happened to all of my FIA selections that are scheduled on NBC. Once the show appears in the guide, the ABC and CBS default to the local affiliates on sat feed (No OTA). The NBC selections default to the National feed which I don't get.

It is a great concept and I'm sure in the future this will improve.


I'll check to see if any if my FIA selections are for NBC and if not will make one up as a test.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:51 PM

Looks like the FIA issue I noticed is happening to others as well. Glad I pointed it out.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:11 PM

Any idea when this is being pushed out to Genie?

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 05:34 PM

Any idea when this is being pushed out to Genie?

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:57 PM

"Far In Advance" is working on my Genie and I love it!
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

Nice add. Although I had already built my series links over the course of a year, so when the shows come back on they'll get automatically picked up. But I like it - especially if I ever have hard drive issues, I won't have to wait for all my shows to actually show up in the guide before I record the series link.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:42 PM

Far in advance is great concept, but in reality it doesnt appear to work correctly yet for local networks. It sees the far in advance station as the channels in the 390's, and says I'm not authorized and it cant record, instead of picking my local cbs, nbc, fox, etc....


Actually, this problem happened to me as well when trying to set up Touch on Fox. I was wondering what the heck was happening (not to mention I hadn't even heard about the Far in Advance feature and was wondering what the hell the "Coming Soon" was. Thanks Ccarncross for the heads up.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:12 AM

I am seeing it work for big named shows/programs but some of my wife shows on TLC or stuff on PBS are not showing up.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 08:36 AM

Far in advance is great concept, but in reality it doesnt appear to work correctly yet for local networks. It sees the far in advance station as the channels in the 390's, and says I'm not authorized and it cant record, instead of picking my local cbs, nbc, fox, etc....


Perfect for us on the road full time. We don't get the locals but we do get the 39X feeds.
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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:28 AM

I am seeing it work for big named shows/programs but some of my wife shows on TLC or stuff on PBS are not showing up.

Last week, I did searches for AMC Freakshow & Immortalized and neither was found. Did another search last night and both were found.

Without knowing the source for FiA data, this could be an hit or miss feature on finding a future program.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:48 AM

Last week, I did searches for AMC Freakshow & Immortalized and neither was found. Did another search last night and both were found.

Without knowing the source for FiA data, this could be an hit or miss feature on finding a future program.


Ok, will keep trying.

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:36 AM

Well done Gents!


Finally! Something I want... :lol:

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:44 AM

Well done Gents!


Finally! Something I want... :lol:

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