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Reprogramming ADVANCE button advance time?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by ron59, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. ron59

    ron59 New Member

    Mar 9, 2011
    I know about the SLIP30 and the SKIP30, but I'm curious to know if you can modify the amount of TIME that is skipped. For example, I'd like to change it to 20 seconds.

    I have the Sunday Ticket and record all the football games. I don't "watch" them, I zap them. As soon as the player is tackled, I like to hit that button to jump to the next play. Only thing.... 30 seconds can be a little too far and I totally miss the next play. Changing it 20 seconds would work a lot better.

    Bueller? Bueller?
  2. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    You can't, sorry.
  3. trh

    trh This Space for Sale

    Nov 2, 2007
    NE FL
    Watch the 'short cut' they play later. About 30 mins per game. No commercials. And they even have one for each team so you can set up an auto-record (ex: There is a Broncos HD Short Cut Wk #4 and there is also a Eagles HD Short Cut Wk #4).

    Just don't blink while watching. ;)
  4. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fios allows you to set the length of time. I know they could do it if they wanted.
  5. miss_my_utv

    miss_my_utv AllStar

    Jul 25, 2007
    I find SLIP to be better than SKIP for watching football (mostly college), since you can see if the play is going to start and hit "PLAY" to come out of the "slipping" before the 30 seconds. It's not a perfect solution, but better than SKIP (for me, at least).
  6. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

    Jan 10, 2008
    Of course. SKIP is better for commercial breaks
  7. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    They could if they wanted but we all know where DirecTV stands on user customization. lol
  8. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

    Jan 10, 2008
    Yup, same as Apple's

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