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Latest Additions include:
+ Remote Booking
+ DIRECTV on Demand
+ 5-Minute Quick Start
+ The new DLB Workaround
and so much more...
Look at everything that your HD DVR PLUS can do. You just need to know the secrets...
Print all six pages or just the ones you need:
Page 1: Remote Control Shortcuts
Page 2: Setup tricks for a healthy HD DVR PLUS
Page 3: Recording tips
Page 4: Power User Tricks
Page 5: More Power Tricks
Page 6: Workarounds
Undocumented! Tips & Tricks:
● Fix your Guide button to actually bring up your Guide!
● Turn off the slow motion scrolling in the Guide and in your menus.
● Skip Special Characters for Keyword search. For instance use “CSI NY” for “CSI: NY”
● Group Play and Group Delete everything in a folder in your Playlist
● Display Setup Tricks: HDMI, Native Mode, Closed Captioning, and more
● Multi-room viewing: Watch 1 HD DVR PLUS in multiple rooms!
● Network non-Viiv PCs to see your JPGs and hear your MPG3's through your HD DVR PLUS
● Search Tricks
● Manual Record
● My Playlist and To Do List Tricks
● Record to DVD or VCR
● New Interactive Content
● Bookmarks - Jump back to a great play or scene!
● Slingbox to Watch & Control an HD DVR PLUS over the Internet
● Over the Air Local HD Setup, Editing, and tips
● eSATA - adding significantly larger hard drives.
● Automatic Tuning (automatically tune to a channel at a certain time)
● Padding: Extend or Shorten a Recording Time, Soft Padding, & Negative Padding
● Bug Workarounds
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This is one of the HD DVR FAQ's. Please see the companion HD Receiver Installation Tips and TiVo to HD DVR PLUS Survival Guide
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