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Help improve "Far in Advance."


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#1 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 10:54 AM

Greetings all,

if you are having problems with the new "Far in Advance" feature on your Genie DVR, I'd appreciate it if you'd take a short survey. The link below will take you to a Google form.

We won't be collecting any personal information but the information will go straight to the engineers at DIRECTV, I assure you.

Thanks!

The form should be visible below. If you can't see it, here's the link: https://docs.google....UZ21Ig/viewform


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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:19 AM

IT no likey Google Docs.
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:25 AM

I sent off the form for the error message [This program may not record because this receiver is not currently authorized for it] I got trying to setup a series for CW 'Cult' that starts on 19 Feb. Even tho I wont know until 7 Feb if the series will schedule a recording on the WPIX channel in my area.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:41 PM

Do No Harm expected to record on 1/31/13 Pilot WNCN 17 NBC.

Recorded on 02/01/2013 Pilot NBCwHD 393. Not veiwable.

Submited.

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#5 OFFLINE   Drucifer

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 12:36 AM

CBS FIA Golden Boy is in my Series Manager with a FIA recording schedule for Fri 3/8 but the show will premier on 2/26 and it is not marked to record.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:26 AM

Zero H our recorded on the SD channel instead of the HD one even though I hide SD duplicates in the guide. Report submitted.
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:19 PM

Zero Hour recorded on the SD channel instead of the HD one even though I hide SD duplicates in the guide. Report submitted.

Same thing was about to happen with The Bible & Vikings as they were both schedule to record on HIST instead of HISTHD.

One report send in for both.

Edited by Drucifer, 04 March 2013 - 02:49 PM.

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 06:25 AM

Screwed the pooch on Red Widow last night. Out of market channel I don't even get from DirecTV picked...(though I do get it OTA just fine) FIA picked the DirecTV channel 3, instead of OTA 3-1, or my satelitte provided ABC channel 13.

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 08:00 AM

Screwed the pooch on Red Widow last night. Out of market channel I don't even get from DirecTV picked...(though I do get it OTA just fine) FIA picked the DirecTV channel 3, instead of OTA 3-1, or my satelitte provided ABC channel 13.


It has never picked the OTA channel for me, and I record all my locals from the HD OTA channel. What I do is use Far in Advance until it shows up in the to-do list, then I go in and setup my SL.

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 11:13 AM

As long as "far in advance" keeps selecting the DNS network channel instead of the local, it's going to be pretty useless...

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 04:11 PM

DirecTV's very own series "Rogue", on Audience, even with a definitive premiere date now, has yet to show up on FIA.:rolleyes:

"Hannibal", NBC, finally showed up, so another good test dummy/point of failure program to use.

Other high profile MIA's while I'm here
Covert Affairs - USA
Royal Pains - USA
Burn Notice - USA (sydicated airings in the 14 day guide show up, but nothing FIA for USA)
Sons of Anarchy - FX
Franklin and Bash - TNT
Falling Skies - TNT
Hell on Wheels - AMC

(FYI Longmire, A&E, shows up "Coming: 12/31/2013" so it does go pretty darn FIA)

Edited by Racer88, 13 March 2013 - 04:47 PM.


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Posted 13 March 2013 - 05:04 PM

As long as "far in advance" keeps selecting the DNS network channel instead of the local, it's going to be pretty useless...


Well in the case I stated above it didn't choose a DNS station, it chose a DirecTV provided LiL (WEAR) for the market adjacent to me, instead of the DirecTV provided LiL I get (WLOX).

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 12:43 PM

FIA for Bates Motel has failed to find future programing on both my HR34-700 & HR24-500 and it airs this Monday Evening

Edited by Drucifer, 15 March 2013 - 12:50 PM.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 12:49 PM

FIA for Bates Motel has failed to find future programing on both my HR34-700 & HR24-500 an it airs this Monday Evening


I just tried this on a 34 and it worked. Individual episodes show and there's a Series Premiere with (Coming Soon).
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 12:59 PM

I just tried this on a 34 and it worked. Individual episodes show and there's a Series Premiere with (Coming Soon).

Three days before a show airs is NOT FIA. FIA is 15 Days or Older.

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#16 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 01:11 PM

Three days before a show airs is NOT FIA. FIA is 15 Days or Older.


I'm SORRY, geez.
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#17 OFFLINE   Steve Rhodes

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 06:39 PM

Zero H our recorded on the SD channel instead of the HD one even though I hide SD duplicates in the guide. Report submitted.


Same here with Red Widow, it recorded the SD version. I find SD unwatchable and the VOD for it is only SD so I don't know what to do now. I hate watching SD.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:04 AM

Where is the FIA feature? I can not find it on my HR34

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 09:54 AM

Where is the FIA feature? I can not find it on my HR34


There isn't really anything to "find." You see it in action when you do a search for a show that isn't currently airing, but is in the database as premiering at some point in the future; the HR34 will allow you to set up a Series Link for the show.
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Posted 18 March 2013 - 03:50 PM

Where is the FIA feature? I can not find it on my HR34

Use Smart Search for a future show like Hannibal.

Please note -- not ALL future shows make it into FIA database. I have no idea who controls the database.

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