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Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2019-11-25, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
TR-069 is the industry standard for remote...

TR-069 is the industry standard for remote management, so those messages by themselves don't necessarily indicate a reboot. I expect that after a reboot, the modem connects and logs the event, but...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2019-11-20, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
dyn0t Have you had this problem since you...

dyn0t Have you had this problem since you installed Bell Fibe or did it start recently?

Downloading files using torrents can sometimes crash home routers, because too many connections can overload...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2019-08-01, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
Welcome to the forum Stretch - I moved your post...

Welcome to the forum Stretch - I moved your post to this thread.

Take a look at post 698...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2019-07-04, 01:47 AM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
serendeva the problem isn't the PVR or software....

serendeva the problem isn't the PVR or software. It seems to be an error in the guide data for NTV.

The simplest solution might be to record the program on another channel.

I believe Bell uses...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2017-01-15, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
bobp3008A VAP2500 is probably a good solution in...

bobp3008A VAP2500 is probably a good solution in your situation. It uses 5 GHz which is far less crowded than the typical 2.4 GHz. Here's the original thread on that configuration:
...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2017-01-09, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
It looks like the root of your problems was the...

It looks like the root of your problems was the loose coax connection on the Home Hub 2000, which is why the problems started when that router was installed. Looking back, it seems the initial...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2017-01-03, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
techgrrl since most of the traffic goes through...

techgrrl since most of the traffic goes through the PVR, I would put the VIP2262 on a Cat5 connection if possible. Also, since you've been moving the boxes around, you should make sure the coax...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2015-11-03, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
Here's how: ...

Here's how:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/188-bell-fibe-tv/133493-bell-fibe-show-only-subscribed-channels-3.html#post2398361

You customize each box individually, so you can customize the...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2015-11-03, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
The scheduled timers are automatically saved on...

The scheduled timers are automatically saved on Bell's servers as part of the remote access, so they will be synced with a replacement PVR.

You will lose any recorded programs and will also have...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2014-10-01, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
I couldn't find a manual for a Harman Kardon...

I couldn't find a manual for a Harman Kardon 1750, but I would try setting the Surround Mode to "Auto" if it isn't already. I would test with the PVR connected directly to the AVR and turn down the...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2014-09-30, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
If you get it to work with surround sound, that...

If you get it to work with surround sound, that will probably fix the volume problem. Are you changing the audio on the Bell PVR from Stereo to Surround? If you are, and you still don't get any...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2014-08-24, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
There seems to be some confusion about all the...

There seems to be some confusion about all the different divisions of Bell Canada. Here is an organization chart from the CRTC that helps explain things a bit:
...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2014-03-18, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
Just press the stop button when you reach the end...

Just press the stop button when you reach the end of the program - you don't have to watch the first 3 minutes of the next program.

The situation where you have new back to back episodes of the...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2014-03-07, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
Check your customized channel list to make sure...

Check your customized channel list to make sure it isn't excluded.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-10-04, 02:36 PM
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Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
My guess is the newer FTTN boxes like yours are...

My guess is the newer FTTN boxes like yours are probably compatible, but only Bell will know for sure. It sounds like pair bonding isn't widespread at Bell yet, so first level support may not know...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-10-04, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Dr.Dave
BHoward, apparently Bell is starting to do pair...

BHoward, apparently Bell is starting to do pair bonding (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?p=1617042&highlight=bonding#post1617042), which is similar to option 2. Bell would probably...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-10-01, 02:54 PM
Replies: 716
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Posted By Dr.Dave
AT&T U-verse is able to offer 4HD/0SD in some...

AT&T U-verse is able to offer 4HD/0SD in some locations, however I believe they use more compression than Bell does. (lower Mbps per channel)
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-07-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
Bri in Mtl, Mediaroom is set to stop streaming a...

Bri in Mtl, Mediaroom is set to stop streaming a channel if there's no activity from a box's remote for a set number of hours. I timed it with MTS at 6 hours, but someone posted that Bell Fibe stops...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-07-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
dunlop, Mediaroom does a key exchange for each...

dunlop, Mediaroom does a key exchange for each program with a server at Bell's head end before it plays the show. It's part of the digital rights management, so even if you hacked the encryption on...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-05-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
GolferWayne, it seem the issue isn't the line...

GolferWayne, it seem the issue isn't the line speed, but probably an intermittent line problem. You have 37 Mbps. Watching 3 HD and 1 SD channels would use 22 Mbps, leaving 15 Mbps for Internet. Just...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-04-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
cipher, if it only happens on some channels, then...

cipher, if it only happens on some channels, then it's probably a problem at Bell. Do you have more than 1 STB you can test?

You can try restarting everything. Unplug the power for your modem,...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-04-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
It's possible to set a timed recording for a...

It's possible to set a timed recording for a channel, but it's a one-time thing. You can't set it to record more than once.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-04-12, 10:52 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
Soft Padding

A stream wouldn't be available in a situation where you can record a maximum of 3 HD channels and you have recordings scheduled for 3 different channels preceding your recording.

Example 1: A...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2013-04-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
Unfortunately, that's not possible. Other...

Unfortunately, that's not possible.

Other providers that use Microsoft Mediaroom, such as MTS in Manitoba, have "soft padding" which automatically starts recordings 1 minute early and ends the...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-08-28, 12:43 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
Show Media is the content owner for Showcase West...

Show Media is the content owner for Showcase West and TVtropolis West. They are dropping the west feed for all providers - not just Bell. Everyone now gets the east feed for those 2 channels.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-06-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
@frankmar, it sounds like your AVR is taking a...

@frankmar, it sounds like your AVR is taking a few seconds to figure out the audio format. Have you tried changing the audio settings on the AVR?

Do you have the PVR set to stereo or surround...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-05-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
@Red River, glad you got it working with HDMI....

@Red River, glad you got it working with HDMI. Like I said, HDMI is a complex protocol and while both Sharps and Mediaroom work in most cases, they don't seem to work well together.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-05-12, 11:22 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
Barb, I meant if there are errors on the line,...

Barb, I meant if there are errors on the line, the data could be corrpted causing the problems you mentioned. I've had problems like that with MTS occasionally.

If the guide data or the encoders...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-05-12, 10:49 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
Barb, it could also be a problem with the guide...

Barb, it could also be a problem with the guide or the data stream. If there's an error in the data, Mediaroom will have trouble skipping forward or backward, but will play the program just fine.
...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-05-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 421,682
Posted By Dr.Dave
@Red River, there seems to be an issue using HDMI...

@Red River, there seems to be an issue using HDMI with Sharp Aquos TVs on the Mediaroom boxes including Fibe TV. This has also been reported with VIP12XX boxes on Telus, MTS and AT&T in the U.S.
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