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Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-18-2016, 04:12 PM
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Posted By QAM
Just one more question about the 3100 remote...

Just one more question about the 3100 remote control....

Noticed in the posted picture that the 3100 remote is identical to the 3200 remote EXCEPT for the "swap" key which is labeled "goto" on the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-18-2016, 06:54 AM
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Posted By QAM
Wow, thanks for the quick 3100 review. Looks...

Wow, thanks for the quick 3100 review. Looks like the lack of a "weekly" programming option is a real deal killer, (hopefully they will correct this in a future firmware update).

So has the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-12-2016, 11:28 AM
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Posted By QAM
The 3100STB looks like a stripped down 3500/3200...

The 3100STB looks like a stripped down 3500/3200 (?). Walmart has it at $19.99 (list price $29.99).
...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-29-2016, 06:41 AM
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Posted By QAM
TiVo agrees to $1.1 billion acquisition by Rovi ...

TiVo agrees to $1.1 billion acquisition by Rovi

http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/29/11535490/rovi-tivo-acquisition-1-1-billion
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-20-2016, 07:39 PM
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Posted By QAM
Not really set up to test the RF out from the...

Not really set up to test the RF out from the 3200STB-A but it appears that it's always in pass thru mode. Ch 3/4 switch does nothing in On and Standby. So RF out is same as RF in when unit is On...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-20-2016, 04:27 PM
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Posted By QAM
Interesting theory about the analog pass-thru. ...

Interesting theory about the analog pass-thru. My 3200STB-A does have a Ch.3/4 switch in the back (no menu selection), along with RF In/Out, HDMI out, Composite Video/Audio out and "Coax" out.
...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-20-2016, 02:30 PM
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Posted By QAM
Hmm... antenna appears to be the same, but is...

Hmm... antenna appears to be the same, but is this really a 3200STB-A? Also no HDMI cable in the iView box that I received.

In case you're wondering what a "real" 3200STB-A packaging looks like,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-17-2016, 06:52 AM
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Posted By QAM
ooops.... just noticed the typos. HW ver is...

ooops.... just noticed the typos.

HW ver is actually: 78021237836650
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-16-2016, 12:28 PM
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Posted By QAM
After viewing the firmware updates on the iView...

After viewing the firmware updates on the iView web site, there seems to be a few "flavors" of 3200STB.

The firmware updates only support units with serial numbers beginning with "1506****" and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-15-2016, 07:30 PM
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Posted By QAM
Ah-ha!!!! here's my 3200 System Info Model...

Ah-ha!!!! here's my 3200 System Info

Model Number: iView 3200STB-A
SW Ver: 20151023V5.0
HW Ver: 78021232826650

...interesting, the model number has a "A", so it probably...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-15-2016, 06:26 PM
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Posted By QAM
No problems with "daily" programming on my 3200...

No problems with "daily" programming on my 3200 (w/ V5 firmware). It adds "1" day to the daily schedule. not "7" days.

Sorry..... I know you didn't want to hear this... LOL
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-14-2016, 08:41 AM
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Posted By QAM
Yeah, got the 3200 on sale at Solid Signal web...

Yeah, got the 3200 on sale at Solid Signal web site, but the shipping costs cancelled out any savings. LOl

As far as the antenna, it came in the same box as the DVR. Maybe it's a different...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-13-2016, 05:50 PM
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Posted By QAM
After my 3500STBII gave up the ghost a while ago,...

After my 3500STBII gave up the ghost a while ago, decided to pick up a 3200STB to continue the DVR tasks.

Nice little unit, and as others have said, NO front panel display (just a red/green LED). ...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-30-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By QAM
Yet another TiVo Bolt review from 'The Verge' ...

Yet another TiVo Bolt review from 'The Verge'

click here for review (http://www.theverge.com/2015/9/29/9419725/tivo-bolt-review-walt-mossberg)

... like the 'commercial skip' feature.... too bad...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-02-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By QAM
Thanks for the pix RJ, worth a thousand words. :)...

Thanks for the pix RJ, worth a thousand words. :) The new smaller remote is nice, looks like they moved the Play/FF/Stop buttons to the top, which suites me just fine. Always felt a little cramped...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-02-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By QAM
Yes, nice report on the 3200. Can you tell us...

Yes, nice report on the 3200. Can you tell us what firmware revision number your 3200 has? Also can program timers span 12 midnight.


You say the 3200 remote is smaller, how so. Are any of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-30-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By QAM
Or you can simply use the PC utility MediaInfo. ...

Or you can simply use the PC utility MediaInfo.

http://www.videohelp.com/software/mediainfo

I suggest the portable version. Will show avg. bitrate of any video file. Supports m2ts, mts.......
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-15-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By QAM
According to Techspot, TiVo is building a legal...

According to Techspot, TiVo is building a legal version of Aereo.


http://www.techspot.com/news/60677-tivo-building-legal-version-aereo.html


...whatever!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-13-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By QAM
It appears to be a bug, as the only way around is...

It appears to be a bug, as the only way around is to delete the event and re-enter it from scratch with the new data. Sometimes it allows editing depending on how "fresh" the event is (i.e. how many...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-03-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By QAM
FWIW, looks like TiVo just upped the ante with...

FWIW, looks like TiVo just upped the ante with "lifetime service" (i.e. no monthly fees) for their TiVo Roamio OTA DVR (which can record 4 channels, and comes with a HDD). Granted it's $299.99 for...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-28-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By QAM
While I agree with the solutions previously...

While I agree with the solutions previously stated (move antenna away from DVR, move HDD away from DVR, etc.), I have a similar situation which I found annoying when my DVR was still working. Ktrex...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-27-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By QAM
Was about to send the unit off to the recycle...

Was about to send the unit off to the recycle center when I decided to perform major surgery, so to speak. Took it to the workbench where I removed the power supply and fashioned an external A/C...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-22-2015, 02:52 PM
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Posted By QAM
Latest Update: ------------------ FYI, my...

Latest Update:
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FYI, my iView died a peaceful death last night... not totally unexpected..... after all "I told you so".


Did a post mortem on the HDD by playing the .mts...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-21-2015, 07:08 PM
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Posted By QAM
Hardly, as HDD is brand new 3.5". If the drive...

Hardly, as HDD is brand new 3.5". If the drive were failing, the PVR would detect a "missing USB device" and prematurely halt the timed recording, which is not what is happening. Symptoms are not...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   01-21-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By QAM
Have owned the 3500STBII for over a year now, so...

Have owned the 3500STBII for over a year now, so time for a brief review:


USB port issue solved with use of USB extender cable, so not an issue any more. Power supply issue (eventually couldn't...
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