Do you think the new HDUI is sluggish on your receiver(s)?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by Scott Kocourek, Jan 19, 2012.

What receivers are sluggish with the new HDUI?

  1. HR20

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. HR21

    274 vote(s)
    45.7%
  3. HR22

    156 vote(s)
    26.0%
  4. HR23

    145 vote(s)
    24.2%
  5. HR24

    64 vote(s)
    10.7%
  6. H21

    123 vote(s)
    20.5%
  7. H23

    16 vote(s)
    2.7%
  8. H24

    5 vote(s)
    0.8%
  9. H25

    22 vote(s)
    3.7%
  10. R22

    12 vote(s)
    2.0%
  11. Working as expected, no complaints.

    19 vote(s)
    3.2%
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  1. Jan 19, 2012 #21 of 360
    keith_benedict

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    Sometimes it's fast. Sometimes it's slow. It usually takes several seconds for the guide (or any screen) to come up. Navigating once a screen is up is usually snappy.

    I'm sure this has nothing to do with the UI update, but the remote for both of my receivers seems to be weaker. I have to be pointed right at the receiver for it to respond. Even then, sometimes it does not respond. I have new batteries in both remotes.

    I have an HR20 and HR21.
     
  2. Jan 19, 2012 #22 of 360
    bwaldron

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    On our HR20-700s, the guide is certainly faster. Everything else is the same or slower. In terms of overall speed, it's a slowdown. Delays are inconsistent, but they appear far too often and make using the DVR less than a pleasure.
     
  3. Jan 19, 2012 #23 of 360
    Skyboss

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    Ditto.
     
  4. Jan 19, 2012 #24 of 360
    AlanSaysYo

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    This has been my experience with my HR23. At first it was noticeably faster, but now it's almost as slow as it was before the GUI changed. And doing anything with a show from another receiver (play, delete, FF, etc.) seems to take a bit longer than it used to.
     
  5. Jan 19, 2012 #25 of 360
    JACKIEGAGA

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    Im good no problems here

    HR20-700, HR21-100, (2) H24-700's
     
  6. Jan 19, 2012 #26 of 360
    kocuba

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    2 HR20-700s. Bot hare slower than they were before. upwards of 8-10 seconds to respond to some remote commands. Sometimes after pressing some buttons it will then speed up. Butthe initial response is unacceptable.
     
  7. Jan 19, 2012 #27 of 360
    RBTO

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    Navigating my HR20 guide is great - very fast, but getting to my playlist - now 10 seconds after the button push. Getting to the guide - about 5 seconds. Erasing items from the playlist and getting back to the background playlist - 20 seconds. So while the guide navigation is faster than ever, some other things have slowed considerably.
     
  8. Jan 19, 2012 #28 of 360
    jahgreen

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    I've only checked on our HR20-700. Scrolling through the program guide is much quicker, but I don't use the guide that much. Other functions are no faster and in some cases seem much slower.

    All in all, the new GUI is much ado about nothing.
     
  9. Jan 19, 2012 #29 of 360
    Richierich

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    5 HR24-500s and 2 HR23-700s and Everything is working Fine.

    No Complaints. :)
     
  10. Jan 19, 2012 #30 of 360
    MysteryMan

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    Since my HR24-500 received the new HDUI (0x57b) I've experienced a few issues. The channel logos on QuickTunes did not return. Re-entering my prefered channels on QuickTunes did not work nor did resetting the receiver. With the help of DBSTALK members a fix was eventually found. Another issue I'm having is when I select menu, scroll down to Extras and select Showroom this message appears "1999 (SHOWROOM) is currently not available". Yet if I select Guide and enter 1999 Showroom appears twice on the menu (one on top of the other). If I select the top choice the afore mentioned message appears. When I select the bottom choice the Showroom menu appears. A third issue I'm having is with Smart Search. I bank a list of actors and directors on Smart Search to keep track of upcoming events with them. Normally when you select their names a photo with background info appears along with upcoming events. However with some of them (John Ford, John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, ect.) there is no photo or background info, only a list of upcoming events. Yet when I select one one their films, select Cast & Crew, then select their name a photo with background info appears. Other then these three issues the new HDUI works great.
     
  11. Jan 19, 2012 #31 of 360
    Avder

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    I manually forced my HR-21 to update to the new HD Guide and aside from scrolling the guide, which is a lot faster than the old GUI, everything else is slower. Channel changes are slower, accessing the playlist is slower, reaching menus are slower. The red-red-blue-blue-yellow-green trick on channel 1 doesnt seem to do anything anymore either.
     
  12. Jan 19, 2012 #32 of 360
    islesfan

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    I've noticed a significant increase in speed on my HR20 and HR21. The only thing that has cropped back up, speed wise, is on my HR21 with direct input of channels. It will not accept more than two digits at a time. So to go to channel 200 in the guide, you end up going to 20 (which is 27 here) then 0 (or 1 in this case).
     
  13. Jan 19, 2012 #33 of 360
    TDK1044

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    My HR 24 boxes like the new guide, my old HR 21 is sluggish.
     
  14. Jan 19, 2012 #34 of 360
    Richierich

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    Perhaps the HR20s and HR21s are not as Happy as the Rest of the HR2X Series as my HR23-700s are Very Fast along with my 5 HR24-500s. :)
     
  15. Jan 19, 2012 #35 of 360
    upjtboogie

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    Performance on the HR24 is much worse than the old blue UI, but I'm on CE not the consumer release.
     
  16. Jan 19, 2012 #36 of 360
    Kevin F

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    I have it on all my receivers (see Signature) with no speed issues or problems.

    Kevin
     
  17. Jan 19, 2012 #37 of 360
    Xsabresx

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    My HR23 gives new meaning to the word "slow". I pray daily that it explodes.
     
  18. Jan 19, 2012 #38 of 360
    hatchet

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    It's fast as all get out on mine (check sig) although I don't have/never had any of the older receivers. I tend to scroll a lot and it whips through the pages, at times causing me to pass by the channel I was searching for.
     
  19. Jan 19, 2012 #39 of 360
    bigtom

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    Since updating to the HD guide, my HR22-100 is faster in the guide and much more responsive to all remote commands including direct tuning to channels with the number keys.

    Some features like accessing the playlist are just as sluggish as the SD guide, but not any more so than previously. Pretty sure harddisk access times and throughput is a bottleneck for many DVRs.
     
  20. Jan 19, 2012 #40 of 360
    frogg

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    HR21-200 really slow. HR20-100 somewhat faster than HR21, but still slow. Turning scrolling off helps a little. Just have to live with it, as it is what it is.
     

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