Just 3 simple Vip722 questions from a previous Tivo user... - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 03-03-2008, 02:37 PM - Thread Starter
Newbie
 
mianesva's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Northeast
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
1. I have TV2 output going into slingbox so my parents can watch specific channel they don't get in cable. Problem is that TV2 is only controlled via RF remote rendering this setup useless. How can TV2 be controlled by IR instead of RF and TV1 by RF instead of IR?

2. I used preferences to disable the screen saver, but this does not seem to work... given #1 above, my parents can't send a "press select to watch tv" through the slingbox. Is there a way to remove the screen saver?

3. When I turn on the TV if there is some show or even the news that I want to record to disk. How do I tell the DVR to record whatever is in the buffer and until end of show? The options only let me do this if the buffer happens to have the beginning of the program (ir record entire show). I could do this easily with the Tivo.

Thanks to all.
mianesva is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 03-15-2008, 04:41 PM
Member
 
sundy58's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Kansas
Posts: 20
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
1. Switch the slingbox to tv1 and watch tv2. You won't have HD.

2. Set the screen saver to max time. It doesn't seem to turn off.

3. If the dvr is in sleep mode (screen save on) then it's putting video in the buffer. Nothing to record. When it's on just hit the record button and follow the directions.

Beer is proof that god loves us and wants us to be happy.
sundy58 is offline  
Reply Digital Recorders (PVRs) General

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off