Only with FX

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by toobs, Apr 9, 2014.

  1. bpratt

    bpratt Godfather

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    I once had a showing of Justified which ran 1:09 stop at 1:05 so I downloaded the on Demand version of the show and it also stopped at 1:05. I then downloaded the same on Demand version on my HR21-700 and it played to the end.

    I now record all FX shows on my HR44-500 and my HR21-700.
     
  2. toobs

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    I have a question. I have a HR34 and the Genie client. It seems like I need to replace the client with a non Genie DVR to resolve this problem. How should I go about getting another non Genie dvr? Should I call Directv and tell them that I would like to replace the client with another dvr?
     
  3. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

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    Sure, call DirecTV and tell them you would like to upgrade to an HD DVR. Of course this comes with a w year contract and most likely a one time fee of $199.


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  4. toobs

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    Is there any additional monthly fee tact onto what I already home with the Genie? Also, which HD DVR should I request. Can I control the HD DVR from the Genie?
     
  5. peds48

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    As long as you are replacing the mini with the DVR there is no extra monthly fee. There is only one DVR shipping out currently which is the HR24.

    You can't control an HD DVR from the Genie, but the playlist will share.


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  6. toobs

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    Thanks.

    Can I watch recorded shows from HD DVR to the Genie?
     
  7. WestDC

    WestDC Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    If you have wholehome setup to share Playlist -The the genie and any HD 0r DVR can See all recorded content- You will have to set recordings from any DVR at that location only
     
  8. toobs

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    I know this is an odd question, but can I set the HD DVR remotely without having access the DVR directly? Here is my situation. I'm in a wheelchair and I'm going to have a hard time getting to the other bedroom where the second DVR be located. Can I setup the recordings from the web, instead of accessing the DVR directly?
     
  9. peds48

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    Yes you can use the web interface or the DirecTV apps to schedule recordings.


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  10. toobs

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    I ended up calling Directv and the best deal that they can give me is $199 on a HD DVR. I should call back and try harder. Can I buy one on ebay and install it myself?

    Sorry for the off topic.
     
  11. augisdad

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    Just wanted to re-confirm that the FX problem of stopping at 1:05 if the showing is longer than that is still occurring. And that it does not happen on the 2nd or later showings. I have not watched any AHS: Hotel yet other than the 1st episode but have been trying to keep up with always recording the 2nd episode (or later). Last night I noticed prior to recording that AHS was scheduled for only 1hr, so I didn't think there would be any problem. I happened to look and see that it was still recording at 1:10, and when I went into the info it now said that it was a 1:10 show. I quickly set up the next showing to record. Sure enough, when I checked my 9:00pm showing and FF to the end, it went to the 1:10 mark, retreated back to 1:05 and asked me if I wanted to keep or delete. I checked the 10:10 showing this morning and it went all the way to the 1:10 mark before asking me keep/delete.
     
  12. toobs

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    Yeah, same problem here. Luckily, I managed to catch the last 10 minute on the rerun.
     
  13. Mar 3, 2016 #153 of 164
    kramerboy

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    This happened to me the last two weeks with American Crime Story. It did not happen with the first 3 episodes of the season, just the last two. Hopefully setting up a recording for the second showing will solve the issue. Hard to believe that an issue that has been around so long hasn't been addressed. Glad I found this thread.
     
  14. Mar 4, 2016 #154 of 164
    I WANT MORE

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    Same issue here. I reported it in the Fargo thread.
    Fortunately I had it set to record on a HR24 and HR44.
    The Genie recording was fine, the HR24 was cut short.
     
  15. Mar 4, 2016 #155 of 164
    Fab55

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    My Genie HR44 cut short 2 weeks ago, the only week of ACS-OJ to do so. It's so random, regardless of the week or DVR...
     
  16. Mar 8, 2016 #156 of 164
    palmgrower

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    So is the best advice to record back to back?
     
  17. Fab55

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    Happened again this week with OJ. It's always at 1:05 when it cuts off.
     
  18. augisdad

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    Just a heads up to anyone watching the Americans. Both episodes shown so far this season are cut short to 1:05 on my HR34. I had forgotten to check and sure enough the first episode was supposed to be 1:12, but only 1:05 was recorded. Luckily there was 1 episode still showing of the first episode last night when I noticed it. Tonight's episode2 was 1:06, but cut short at 1:05. I recorded the 10:06 showing and it ran to the end.
     
  19. lparsons21

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    The Americans was problematic on the TiVo last season as well as on the HWS. So I set for a 30 minute extension. Problem solved.


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  20. I WANT MORE

    I WANT MORE CowboySooner

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    No issues with The Americans on the HR54.
     
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