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HD DVRs, Receivers and R22 Version 0x66D, Issues/Discussion


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#26 OFFLINE   jibberyerkibber

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:45 AM

I don't have the new 0x66a software yet, but I don't want it to come at a time early in the morning when I am recording something. Is it safe to force the 0x66a download at my chosen time? If so, how do I do it? Thanks.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:52 AM

I don't have the new 0x66a software yet, but I don't want it to come at a time early in the morning when I am recording something. Is it safe to force the 0x66a download at my chosen time? If so, how do I do it? Thanks.


If your account isn't authorized to get it yet then you can't force it. It won't download while you are recording, it will delay it until nothing is going on.
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Posted 22 February 2013 - 07:33 AM

If your account isn't authorized to get it yet then you can't force it. It won't download while you are recording, it will delay it until nothing is going on.


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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:26 PM

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:19 PM

I can't believe that I'm the only one having problems with the 0x66a update, but I haven't found any other comments here. My HR24 and HR21, that got the update on 2/12, are slow to unresponsive. For instance, the up arrow to get to quick tune can take 10 seconds for a response, if it ever does. Sometimes the receivers respond normally, other times never. I have reset the receivers multiple times. My HR20, which didn't get the update yet, is responding normally. Anyone else having the problem? Solution?


Mine has become excruciatingly slow too. You are not alone. Most annoying is if I delete something from the playlist it is now a multistep process of deleting (slow) and then refreshing (slow). Channel changing...slow. Display guide...slow.

I have a feeling that the only thing fast on here are things you pay for, like VOD!:(

Just found this thread.

My HR24-200 has become very slow too, everything you mentioned is also happening to mine.

My HR20-700 is actually faster than the 24. :eek2:

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:22 PM

The speed of my HR24-500s is still about the same (not fast enough but about typical since the HDGUI update) but I have had the ‘jump-to-the-end’ problem 3 or 4 times now. I just hit FF and bam – jumps to the end…

Old problem back again!

Apparently the ‘testers’ didn’t catch these troubles? I’d think it had something to do with restarting every week but I restart the HR24 that has had the ‘jump-to-the-end’ issue every Sunday to keep it from freaking out so it is never running longer than a week without a reboot.

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:33 PM

Try resetting the receiver through the menu settings. After any update, I reset the receiver. Seems to help.


I wished that worked for me. I've done a menu reset 5 or 6 times, and a RBR once or twice. It didn't make a difference. The response has gradually improved some of the time, where I can tune a channel in 5 seconds. But most of the time, it's still a 30-60 second wait. Pressing Guide will usually get no data for a full minute. Then it fills in and I can navigate the guide screen normally. Same with quick tune. Takes forever to pop up, but then I can move around the selections normally. There is no buffering of extra commands. If I press the up arrow 5 times in a row, when it finally responds, I'm on the center selection of quick tune. The worst thing though is that 60 seconds of a completely blank screen, waiting for the receiver to tune the channel. This is now only on my HR24; my HR21 that got the update no longer behaves this way.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:48 AM

It's been two weeks and I still don't have 0x66a. I want it so bad because maybe it fixes the "doubling" and "auto-SELECT" problem that both my HR23 and HR24 have. By that I mean that oftentimes when I press a button on the remote control. the DVR will do what I want it to do twice. For example I press the scroll button and it scrolls two pages instead of just one. The auto-SELECT means that when, for example, I am setting a manual recording and the highlight is hovering over a certain choice like RECORD, the DVR will automatically SELECT that choice (RECORD) by itself even though I didn't press SELECT at all. The The DVR is set to record something I don't want. Very consternating. Thanks.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:07 AM

It's been two weeks and I still don't have 0x66a. I want it so bad because maybe it fixes the "doubling" and "auto-SELECT" problem that both my HR23 and HR24 have. By that I mean that oftentimes when I press a button on the remote control. the DVR will do what I want it to do twice. For example I press the scroll button and it scrolls two pages instead of just one. The auto-SELECT means that when, for example, I am setting a manual recording and the highlight is hovering over a certain choice like RECORD, the DVR will automatically SELECT that choice (RECORD) by itself even though I didn't press SELECT at all. The The DVR is set to record something I don't want. Very consternating. Thanks.


Riverside and I don't have it yet either, so your not alone.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:40 AM

The funny thing about this release is that it was BLAZING fast on my two HR21s for the first few days. Then it turned into one of the worst releases I have ever had with delayed actions, 30 sec skip problems, etc.

I just noticed this morning that 0x66c was downloaded last night on both of my boxes. Hopefully it is better.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:24 AM

It's been two weeks and I still don't have 0x66a. I want it so bad because maybe it fixes the "doubling" and "auto-SELECT" problem that both my HR23 and HR24 have. By that I mean that oftentimes when I press a button on the remote control. the DVR will do what I want it to do twice. For example I press the scroll button and it scrolls two pages instead of just one. The auto-SELECT means that when, for example, I am setting a manual recording and the highlight is hovering over a certain choice like RECORD, the DVR will automatically SELECT that choice (RECORD) by itself even though I didn't press SELECT at all. The The DVR is set to record something I don't want. Very consternating. Thanks.


66a does not fix what you call the "doubling" problem. I still have the problem on both of my HR21s.

I received 66c early this morning. Maybe they fixed the "doubling" problem this time.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 02:51 PM

Just received 0x66c this am on HR24-500. Any release notes?

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:30 PM

Just received 0x66c this am on HR24-500. Any release notes?


In the very first post.
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0x66C on HR24-100, went to watch a recording this evening and got a black screen. Tried to watch another recording and got a black screen. Live TV was fine. Tried to play something back from the HR24-200 and also got a black screen. No OSD, and it acted like it was playing, I could fast forward and everything, but a black screen with no audio. A menu reset fixed it. This is not the first time I've had this receiver do this, but previously I think I was on a CE build.

Tried playing back Bones on local Fox (HD) recorded on both receivers, stream Continuum on SyFy from HR24-200, and Enlightened recorded on HR24-100.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:29 PM

Just received 0x66c this am on HR24-500. Any release notes?

See the first post in this very thread.
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Posted 27 February 2013 - 06:49 AM

Maybe I missed it. What does FAR IN ADVANCE mean? Thanks.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:42 AM

Maybe I missed it. What does FAR IN ADVANCE mean? Thanks.


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 07:50 PM

See the first post in this very thread.


They are the same? No. Why would I get 0x66a 2 weeks back and 0x66c now...I guess there is no answer, I'll call it "under the hood" improvement update.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

They are the same? No. Why would I get 0x66a 2 weeks back and 0x66c now...I guess there is no answer, I'll call it "under the hood" improvement update.


That's your answer.
Minor bug fixes from 0x66a.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:04 AM

They are the same? No. Why would I get 0x66a 2 weeks back and 0x66c now...I guess there is no answer, I'll call it "under the hood" improvement update.


It could have been something as minor as a spelling correction in a menu.
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Posted 28 February 2013 - 01:19 PM

0X66A has messed up the handshake over HDMI on (2) H25 with the same monitors connected. power off H25 would invoked sleep on the monitor, now it goes to sleep and come right back on with no picture and stays on, this happens both after update on 2-27 at 3:47am.
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Posted 01 March 2013 - 06:56 AM

About half the time when I turn on my HR23, the picture is black. If I don't do anything, it stays black for about 30 seconds and then comes a picture. If I key in a channel, oftentimes I get a picture. Sometimes I don't. Odd, but if while the picture is still black I press the PLAY button, the time line appears at the bottom of the screen showing a time and possibly a program way earlier than where we currently are. I have my HR23, an HR24, and an HR34 all hooked to the same dish. Thanks!

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 01:22 PM

About half the time when I turn on my HR23, the picture is black. If I don't do anything, it stays black for about 30 seconds and then comes a picture. If I key in a channel, oftentimes I get a picture. Sometimes I don't. Odd, but if while the picture is still black I press the PLAY button, the time line appears at the bottom of the screen showing a time and possibly a program way earlier than where we currently are. I have my HR23, an HR24, and an HR34 all hooked to the same dish. Thanks!


Sounds like an HDMI handshake issue. Next time it happens try switching the TV to a different input and back, I'm betting that will bring back the picture.
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Posted 02 March 2013 - 09:09 AM

Ever since this firmware update, I've been experiencing issues with short audio dropouts. I can tell it's not an issue with the stream, since, if I'm playing something back on the DVR, I can rewind over the period where the audio cut out and it will play just fine the second time through. I've tried rebooting the receiver and checking all of the connections, but nothing seems to make a difference. Is anyone else experiencing dropouts only since this firmware update? (I know lots of people just see them on specific channels while they're watching live, but this issue even impacts shows I'd recorded on my DVR long ago.)

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:51 PM

0X66A has messed up the handshake over HDMI on (2) H25 with the same monitors connected. power off H25 would invoked sleep on the monitor, now it goes to sleep and come right back on with no picture and stays on, this happens both after update on 2-27 at 3:47am.


0x66a H25 updated on 2/14--also experience handshaking issues! Now HDMI pass-through on my Denon AVR does not work properly all the time. Anyone know how often these firmware updates are released?




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