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HR21 cutting out, loosing buffer.

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#1 OFFLINE   Tuquala



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Posted 04 June 2013 - 12:41 PM

Two times in the last few days, my HR22 has gone to black screen for 2-4 secs, and then back to the program we were watching.  But the buffer is gone, and can't back up if wanted.  Unit does not reset or reboot, just goes "dead" and then back on.   One of the times, I thought the weather may have been the culprit, but the second time weather was clear and beautiful!!  Also, the glitch seemed to happen aboot the same time, around 5:50 pm Pacific time.   Any thoughts??


Also, why when you pick "stations that you recieve" in the guide selections, does almost all of the selections still show up?????  Last weekend, those that I couldn't get, showed up and I could pick and watch.  Now back to some gone, and some still show that I can't tune.

Liked the old RCA & Sony guides where you could uncheck stations that you couldn't get or did not want on the guide.  Other than going through the whole guide to build a custom list, I can't find an easy way to only show stations that I want to have on the guide.


Tanks in advance!!




Edited by Tuquala, 04 June 2013 - 12:42 PM.

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#2 OFFLINE   Diana C

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 12:48 PM

Is there a tree near the line of sight from your dish to the satellites?  "Last weekend, those that I couldn't get, showed up and I could pick and watch" implies that something is blocking a portion of the signal, some of the time.  If that thing moves, it could also block other signals.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 03:38 PM

Does signal loss necessarily whack the buffer?

Even turning the DVR off shouldn't impact the buffer IIRC.
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Posted 05 June 2013 - 06:33 AM

I think that signal loss would lose the buffer.  If you run any system tests, buffer is lost...

#5 OFFLINE   Tuquala



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Posted 05 June 2013 - 02:32 PM

For the past many years, signal loss has not "whacked" the buffer.  This was a dead screen, no sound, no messages, just 2-4 secs of nothing, then back to channel and no buffer.


What I meant aboot the guide comments is that channels that I DON'T subscribe to, showed up and I could watch them if i choose.  Then back to my normal guide which still shows some of those (but not all) but they cannot be watched.  Really strange guide action.

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