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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-12-02, 03:58 PM
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Posted By k801809
The HDDSR 800 has a much faster processor, the...

The HDDSR 800 has a much faster processor, the ability to connect to WiFi and will continue to receive feature enhancements (6XX is no longer on the development train for anything but major defect...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-13, 12:38 PM
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Posted By k801809
At this time, no, sorry. There are no planned...

At this time, no, sorry. There are no planned updates for the 6XX line of receivers. How full is your hard drive? We definitely find the more recordings, the slower the system will get overall. The...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-13, 10:44 AM
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Posted By k801809
Sorry, SKIP/Jump actions, FFWD/RWD, etc.

Sorry, SKIP/Jump actions, FFWD/RWD, etc.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-09-11, 05:37 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By k801809
Correct, we are rolling out a new software...

Correct, we are rolling out a new software version this week for HDDSR 800s and HDPVR 830s next week. The biggest feature you'll actually notice is the integration of VOD in the Guide. You can press...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By k801809
Thanks ralphf! For #1, since the box only...

Thanks ralphf!

For #1, since the box only has two tuners, this may not be possible (but would have to consult with the developers).
#2, do you have a use case you could outline for this just so...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-17, 11:21 AM
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Posted By k801809
Billy34 the shading was introduced when we...

Billy34 the shading was introduced when we deployed the ability to scroll backwards in the Guide a few releases ago.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-15, 10:56 AM
Replies: 320
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Posted By k801809
I think someone else recommended the update -...

I think someone else recommended the update - but, double check your 830 is running current version 65.27 through OPTIONS, 4, 7. If it's not current, you'll have a "Start Download" button at the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By k801809
Both HDPVR 630s and HDPVR 830s can only support...

Both HDPVR 630s and HDPVR 830s can only support up to a 2 TB hard drive - this is likely the cause of your problems.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-08, 05:17 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,330
Posted By k801809
I haven't heard of this happening before to be...

I haven't heard of this happening before to be honest, especially not every time. My external drive here is okay after any kind of reboot. What kind of drive do you have (model numbers would be...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-05, 10:53 AM
Replies: 320
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Posted By k801809
I know it's not the same, but the recording icons...

I know it's not the same, but the recording icons in the Browse Banner (press ENTER on live TV) indicate which tuner is recording when. The forward icon represents tuner 1 and the back icon tuner 2....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 06:24 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By k801809
The 8XX line has a lot more memory, and faster...

The 8XX line has a lot more memory, and faster processing for sure. It's very noticeable on my full-hard drive units between the two. Less so on HDDSRs or less full PVRs, but still noticeable.

...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-07-04, 10:51 AM
Replies: 320
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Posted By k801809
goalsgo - I know you're just pointing out the...

goalsgo - I know you're just pointing out the differences, if anyone is interested in gaining back a front panel way to tell when signal is lost, go into OPTIONS > Preferences > Hardware Settings....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-03-29, 02:24 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,330
Posted By k801809
smp01 ExDilbert Thank you for the "whole...

smp01 ExDilbert

Thank you for the "whole home" type suggestions! At this time, I don't have any official news to share on that front.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-03-29, 02:21 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,330
Posted By k801809
Thanks for clarifying! Yes, Team Record went in...

Thanks for clarifying! Yes, Team Record went in back in December with our last 8XX update, lots of folks were excited for that one.

We do have "Interests Search", which I think is very similar to...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-03-29, 09:57 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,330
Posted By k801809
Thanks greyhame! Can you elaborate on the...

Thanks greyhame!

Can you elaborate on the use case for keyword recordings, if you don't mind? My initial thought is that any kind of keyword would inundate your recordings, but I could definitely...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-03-29, 09:49 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,330
Posted By k801809
Unfortunately the 6XX models don't have nearly...

Unfortunately the 6XX models don't have nearly the same memory or processing power as the 8XX models. We've had to do a lot of internal fixes over the past ~year to free up memory to even support the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-03-28, 05:22 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 83,330
Posted By k801809
Now that I'm on here and actually posting - I...

Now that I'm on here and actually posting - I wanted to poll this group on 8XX receiver features. We're still actively developing the platform and I honestly don't receive too much customer feedback...
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