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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-13, 01:30 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
Coding Error - Manual Timers

It is my understanding that the 830 manual timers have the same daylight savings problem as the 630. I think it is a programming error not to have "Options" automatically updating like the PVR...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
Bayguy, they didn't work. That is how we learned...

Bayguy, they didn't work. That is how we learned that the timers were 1 hour off.
I am going to do my best to remember LONsat's tip, but I will probably be posting the same thing next time shift...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-11, 04:54 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
Good Advice

I hope that I will remember this good advice. Maybe my wife and I together will have one memory of this.:smile

" In the spring start the edit with the latest timer if it is back to back with...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
I tried to change the times, but the timer would...

I tried to change the times, but the timer would not fire with a date starting in the past. I have erased all the timers and started over. The WEEKDAY is complicated since my timers start after...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-11-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
Separate Clocks and Not Available Non-PVR Receivers

It seems that manual timers keep a separate clock from the main clock of the satellite receiver - guide etc. Why did they design it that way? It makes no sense.

The switch between Daylight...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
Thanks for the status. Could be just a simple...

Thanks for the status. Could be just a simple re-point of the dish is all that is needed. Give SD a call.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-07, 03:54 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
Was the download of firmware successful for you? ...

Was the download of firmware successful for you?

It is my understanding that a decent Ecb (signal to noise ratio; more good to bad ratio of data) must be available to the download. This is to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-02-09, 12:49 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
No 1-Minute overlap of another show just before...

No 1-Minute overlap of another show just before the start of X-Files? Strange!
You might try to change the timer to manual recording or just playing around.

Strange....

We check the scheduled...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-02-04, 09:36 AM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
Lightbulb Work Arounds - 3 Shows because 1 minute overlap

Thank you! Until Shaw realizes this, there are two options:
1. Manual Recording - the PVR list does not name the show that was recorded
2. PVR Options - Raise the priority of the most desired...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-02-03, 11:21 AM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
I didn't lose X-Files or any other recordings...

I didn't lose X-Files or any other recordings since the update. Just lucky ? :angel
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-01-30, 01:43 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
My 630 has the new software update, but my 605...

My 630 has the new software update, but my 605 has not be updated. I know that SD is rolling out updates over time. I guessed that both receivers on my account would be done at the same time.
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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-01-30, 01:39 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
End 1 minute Early

I hoped that recording for individual events could be set to END a little early in the case of THREE events overlapping by that last minute of one of the two shows. :crying

Usually the end of a...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2016-01-26, 02:41 PM
Replies: 75
  Sticky: New Firmware 50.25
Views: 18,582
Posted By RuralRouter
I look forward to getting the new firmware. ...

I look forward to getting the new firmware. These sound like fine enhancements giving the user more control and better ease of use.

Wash the car and it rains - the 730 must be just around the...
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