If you're watching live TV, the length of the buffer bar will match the duration of the program you're viewing, but the buffer itself will only be a maximum of 90 minutes.lonewoolf said:Has anyone noticed if they have more than a ninety minute buffer?
Yes. I froze live TV at 5:25 PM and switched over to my S/A to watch another program. When that program was over I switched back to the R-!5 thinking I will catch the last few innings of the game. The time was 7:48 by then but the picture was stiil frozen at the exact picture when I switched over. I hit the play button and watched the whole game just as if I had recorded it. This is not the first time this has happened.Drew2k said:If you're watching live TV, the length of the buffer bar will match the duration of the program you're viewing, but the buffer itself will only be a maximum of 90 minutes.
For example, if you're watching a 2.5 hour movie, the progress bar will have tick marks across a 2.5 hour span, but the buffer will only be the most recent 90 minutes within that span.
(If you are actively recording a that same program and watch it from the playlist while it is still recording, however, both the progress bar length and the buffer within the progress bar will span up to the current time, even if over 90 minutes.)
Are you seeing an actual buffer longer than 90 minutes when viewing live TV?
Yea if you read the R15 owner's manual it states at least in mine that when you pause a program the live buffer can expand up to 4 hours.While my R22-100 only has a 90 minute limit even on pause.lonewoolf said:Has anyone noticed if they have more than a ninety minute buffer?
It IS a cool feature...one not enjoyed by the R22 and I presume the HR2X series. On them, the buffer doesn't stop moving and if the unit is paused and the beginning of the 90 minute buffer reaches the time of the pause, it ends the pause and starts playing all by itself. In other words, it has a "sliding window" but the R15's live buffer's beginning stops when you are watching/pausing from within it.Vitor said:This is how R15 and R16 works. If you pause on a show it keeps the show even if more than 90 minutes is elapsed. In addition another 90 minutes buffer is created and keeps trailing live.
If you had forwarded the show you were in when you paused and reached the end of the show a message would pop up giving you the chance of recording the show. If not, it would then jump in time to catch the beginning of the 90 minutes buffer.
This is a cool feature that saved me few times a couple of years ago.
That's what I just said. The HR2X' live buffer will NEVER exceed 90 minutes. If you try to pause near the beginning, when that point is 90 minutes old it kicks out of pause and starts playing again.Drew2k said:No, the HR2x series only have a 90 minutes buffer. I think I wouldn't mind having a four hour live buffer.
I was just confirming your presumption.ThomasM said:That's what I just said.
ThomasM said:It IS a cool feature...one not enjoyed by the R22 and I presume the HR2X series.
Oh, OK. The "no" at the beginning threw me off..Drew2k said:I was just confirming your presumption.