DVR Comparison -DIRECTV Changes

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  1. tfederov

    tfederov Well-Known Member

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    Placeholder for software updates on the DIRECTV HR2x platforms. Will need to go back to 11/8/08 and find all of the release notes.
     
  2. tfederov

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    HR2x and R22: 0x29B

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    Receivers included in this release:
    HR20-100 • HR20-700 • HR21-100 • HR21-200 • HR21-700 • HR21Pro
    HR22-100 • HR22-200 • HR23-700 • R22-100 • R22-200

    Release began 11/06/08.

    Note: These release notes include features introduced in software version 0x0290.

    Issues Only thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=144592

    Discussion thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=144594

    The Contents of this Release: (Differences based on last National Release)

    New Features
    • Play DVR recorded programs from your PC using DIRECTV2PC
    • PREV button to switch between two playback programs
    • New Song Title screen-saver to XM channels
    • Unsubscribed channel s are colorized as ‘unsubscribed’ in guide
    • Customer confirmation when booking a recording on an unsubscribed channel
    • UI Polishing
    • Configures Cisco Wireless Bridge models WGA600N if those models are plugged directly into HR2x’s Ethernet port.
    • 1080p24 support
    • Softpad
    • More actors are displayed and searched per program
    • Can rewind after seeing Keep/Delete OSD at end of playback
    • Another way to skip to tick. While rewinding or fast-forwarding a program, the customer can now simply press the REPLAY and JUMP keys to jump through a program without needing to press and hold these keys.

    Improvements
    • Lipsync audio robustness
    • Recording tip display from the prioritizer
    • Searching allows matches on words with colons and commas and other symbol punctuation
    • Guide Navigation Speed
    • Stability
     
  3. tfederov

    tfederov Well-Known Member

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    HR2x and R22: 0x2AF/0x02B0

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    Receivers included in this release:
    HR20-100 • HR20-700 • HR21-100 • HR21-200 • HR21-700 • HR21Pro
    HR22-100 • HR22-200 • HR23-700 • R22-100 • R22-200

    0x02AF Release began 12/17/08.
    0x02B0 Release began 2/11/09.

    Issues Only thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=147732

    Discussion thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=147734

    The Contents of this Release: (Differences based on last National Release)

    New Features
    QuickTune
    New HD Logos
    New Background screen for Music Channels
    Advanced Remote Support for up to 8 remote controls
    Improved/Updated
    Faster Guide Scrolling
    Support for more 1080p TV models
    In QuickMenu, the “Caller ID & Msgs” is now “Caller ID”
    In QuickMenu, the “Customer Care & Help” is now “Customer Care & Msgs”
    Option to set the number of tuners (non-SWM setups)
    Added warning on screen display (OSD) if system reboot is needed. This might occur if the DVR cannot get needed system information due to a hardware or installation issue (e.g. satellite setup). The customer should contact DIRECTV because the reset is a temporary fix, the issue needs to be resolved. The OSD reads: "Your Guide has not been receiving new program information. Resetting the receiver should fix the problem. Select OK to reset now."
     
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    HR2x and R22: 0x02CB/0x02D7

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    Receivers included in this release:
    HR20-100 • HR20-700
    HR21-100 • HR21-200 • HR21-700 • HR21Pro
    HR22-100 • HR22-200 • HR23-700
    R22-100 • R22-200

    Issues Only thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=153054

    Discussion thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=151661

    The Contents of this Release: (Differences based on last National Release)

    New Features
    New On-Screen Displays to warn when there is no Advanced Program Guide Data
    Improved/Updated
    Stability
    UI polishing
    Improvements to hard drive check at bootup
    Performance improvements while using MediaShare
    Tuner 2 improvement -100 models only
     
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    HR2x and R22: 0x02F4/0x02F5

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    Receivers included in this release:
    HR20-100 • HR20-700
    HR21-100 • HR21-200 • HR21-700 • HR21Pro
    HR22-100 • HR22-200 • HR23-700
    R22-200 • R22-100


    0x02F4 is for HR20-100 • HR20-700
    0x02F5 is for HR21-200 • HR21-700 • HR21Pro • HR22-200 • HR23-700 • R22-200
    0x02F6 is for HR21-100 • HR22-100 • R22-100
    They are functionally identical.

    0x02F4 Staggered release began 4/9/09.
    0x02F5 Staggered release began 4/21/09.
    0x02F6 Staggered release began 4/23/09.

    Issues Only thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=155859

    Discussion thread: http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=155860

    The Contents of this Release: (Differences based on last National Release)

    New features
    New System Test and Info Screen
    {FORMAT} button enabled while playing 1080p content

    Improved/Updated
    Improved video and audio performance
    Menu/On Demand options for both networked & non-networked customers
    Added remote codes
    UI Polishing
     
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    HR2x and R22 {CE:20:03} 0x0301 (Fiesta) - Issues Only

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    Systems in this CE
    HR20-100 • HR20-700
    HR21-100 • HR21-200 • HR21-700
    HR22-100 • HR22-200 • R22-100 • R22-200
    HR21Pro • HR23-700


    Window of opportunity to download:
    Friday, April 24, 2009 11:00PM - 2:30AM ET
    Saturday, April 25, 2009 11:00PM - 2:30AM ET Canceled

    Be sure to monitor the threads and The DBSTalk Chat Room to check on final availability.

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    Remember...
    In order to participate, you must read and agree to the CE Rules, Faq and Tips Thread... here.

    Please keep all posts in this thread to issues only. You may, of course, open a discussion thread for other discussion, constructive criticism, and problem solving, but this thread is monitored by DIRECTV for bug reporting only. All off-topic posts and discussion will be deleted.

    We ask that you keep polite and focused within this thread, and post as much detail as possible. If your receiver is set up for network issue reporting, please post the key generated by the receiver (For more information, click here.) Please note your full model number and manufacturer on every post (e.g. HR20-700, R22-100).

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    The Contents of this CE Download: (Differences based on last National Release)
    Items from CE:20:01 High Risk
    Items from CE:20:02 Very High Risk
    Items from CE:20:03 High Risk

    New features
    01 - Multi-Room Viewing
    View Playlist from a networked HR2x or R22
    Playback/Trick Play functions from any networked HR2x or R22
    Press {LIST} to see HR2x or R22 servers
    one playback per server at a time
    enable with keyword "MRVCLIENTON"
    01 - Faster Reboots
    03 - Dual Live Buffers
    Enable with keyword "YOUASKEDFORIT"
    90 minute buffer per tuner
    {PREV} works per tuner

    Improved/Updated
    01 - Program Guide refinements
    01 - Under the hood
    01 - UI polishing
    01 - 20 actors available again in listing
    01 - Faster Guide
    02 - DIRECTV On Demand in native mode
    02 - Playlist sorting
    02 - Prioritizer deletion
    02 - Previous channel when exiting interactive
    02 - Under the hood
    03 - Fixed frequent rebooting introduced in CE:20:02
    03 - Missing OTA Channels
    03 - No Guide Data HR21-200 only
    03 - MediaShare: Tversity subfolder playback
    03 - Under the hood

    Notes
    DO NOT POST MRV ISSUES IN THIS THREAD. Use the MRV Issues thread for this release.
    Widget Keyword may be reset and need to be re-entered to restore functionality (WIDGETSON)
    When reporting issues with 1080p, please include the TV resolution information reported from the Miscellaneous Options screen as well as your TV model number.
    You will lose your guide cache when going between previous CE's and this release.
    01 - Welcome to a new CE Cycle!
    01 - To name your recievers (for MRV):
    Keyword search: IAMANEDGECUTTER
    Choose MENU > NETWORK > ADVANCED SETTINGS
    03 - Welcome HR21/HR22/HR23/R22 to the new CE cycle
     

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