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    Blank Channel Guide

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I just hooked up my 5040 to a wireless Ethernet problem, it connects to the internet; however, despite several clearing of channel guides, rebooting, changing the IN1 and IN2 to "nothing" ,checking for new software and...
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    Media Wizard Question

    Archived from groups: (More info?) About ten days ago, TonyD announced that he was able to import Replay's CA Marker File as a Bookmark File in Media Wizard. He then added that this Bookmark File could be added and it would mark the commercials and finally he said "hit go...
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    Replay and IP phone liene

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have a replayTV 5160 which connects via the internet and an older 3030 which connects over the phone line. I am considering a move to SunRocket IP phone service and giving up the land line, its cheaper and seems like the right...
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    New Replays?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Anyone know what's goig on with Digital Networks? I purchased a 5504 a couple of months ago -- the price was hard to beat what with 40% off and a $50 rebate! The problem is, I'd like to buy TWO more; one for myself and one for my...
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    Follow up to hard drive problem

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Spoke to DNNA today and they agreed that the disk was toast. As the machine had just hit one year from activation date they extended the $35 flat rate repair. With shipping to them included it's still cheaper than a new drive and...
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    Hard Drive Smoked?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Well, I knew it had to happen sooner or later. One of my RTV units, a 5040, is in a permanent "Please Wait" mode and the machine is making a ticking sound like a clock. I've done several power off reboots with no change. Does this...
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    Comcast HD DVR Questions.

    Archived from groups:, (More info?) I am new to DVRs. I have the latest Comcast HD DVR. I believe it to be the latest Motorola model. The DVR has an 80 gig hard drive. This gives me about 8 2 hour HD programs to record. I want to take the programs off...
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    Can't connect to replay and update guide

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I can't get my Replay to connect to the Internet and update the guide. My last update was June 27, 2005. I have tried everything I have read. So far I have: Deleted the guide twice and rebooted, without the network cable connected...
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    CentOS 4.1 and Gnome: Newsreader?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Well I played around a bit with FC4 and then heard about CentOS, so I downloaded v4.1 and installed it. Now I have a dual-booting WinXP/CentOS 4.1 system. This time I only installed Gnome since I liked it better than KDE. So I set...
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    Making it fit

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I recorded a three hour television movie in high quality the other day. I decided later to put it on a DVD to take it to a friend. Even after removing the commercials it was around 5.5GB and would not fit on a standard DVD. There has...
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    Firewire to Ethernet w/o computer?

    Archived from groups:, (More info?) What I want to do is go ReplayTV's Ethernet out to an external DVD burner with Firewire. Would it work, or not without running thru a computer? -- _____________________________________________________...
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    Can I record from DVD player without a subscription

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I was thinking of using a used RTV to manually record movies from a DVD to watch later. I want to be able to take the "movie" with me by carrying the RTV. Can I get an old one without a subscription and use it for this limited function...
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    Replay won't connect

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have my Replay 5040 (now upgraded) connected through a Ugate gateway, which connects to a cable modem. I had the cable modem upgraded to a version 2.0 from a 1.0. I have had problems with the network after the connection...
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    Archived from groups: (More info?) Comp USA has the following interesting looking item mentioned in this weeks E-mail ad It is the company's featured item. And yes... Per the FAQ page it can indeed work with a Replay, though there was no mention of...
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    HD Channels

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I know ReplayTV does not have a HDTV unit out yet, but why are the HD Channels popping up on the Channel Guide if the ReplayTV is incapable of viewing them or recording them for that matter? I was about to buy a Sony Grand Wega 50"...
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    What is my old Replay worth?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Anybody have any thoughts on the value of an original Panasonic Showstopper HS2000 with lifetime activation and an upgraded (120MB) hard drive? My thinking is in the $200 range. Too low? Too high? TIA!
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    I am about to close my ReplayTV account.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I love my ReplayTV, however, it has been rendered useless by DirecTV's H10 and D10 receiver. I'll be back when there is a real fix. I will check this group on a weekly bases for a solutiion.
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    Fix for Direct serial screw up

    Archived from groups:, (More info?) DosMan on the AVS forum originally created a converter to convert sat codes to APG before Replay added the codes to the software. He has now re-programmed the unit to fix the Direct Box problem...
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    Short term charges

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Does anyone know if it is possible to get an activation for just a short time. I was thinking of getting another unit to use in a vacation house, where I am for about a month a year. I would hate to have to pay for a whole year...
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    missing guide data

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have guide data through 7pm on 7/3/05 except that the 24hr period starting at 7pm on 7/1/05 is all blank - there's no guide data at all. Why would it have missed a day?
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    Switch for a week

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have set up my RTV to record everything (at least to it's limited prioritizing capabilities) that I record on my primary Tivo. Most recordings are set up as repeating recordings of the same show/same time/same channel but some had...
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    digital broadcast compatible?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) If analog broadcast goes away and all we have is digital reception, will our DVR's be able to still work OK? Right now I only have analog reception and would rather have replaytv than digital reception or HDTV when that catches on full...
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    Why don't other PVR do what Replay does???

    Archived from groups: (More info?) An interesting interview with former Replay CEO: Ever wonder why Tivo, etc can't skip x minutes ahead, have lame or no IVS, can't stream? I mean it would seem easy as pie, yet nobody...
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    Build a Flag-Free HD Personal Video Recorder

    Archived from groups:, (More info?) Build a Flag-Free HD Personal Video Recorder Now's the right time to build your own digital TV recorder. We show you how. Richard Baguley Monday, May 09, 2005 There are many reasons why you might want to record a...
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    Life span of Replay Unit?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) How long have people had their units? I have had my 5040 for 3 1/2 years. There were 2 or 3 times where it froze, and I thought it died- I did multiple reboots over and over, but finally it sprang back to life. It has been fine for the...
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    ReplayTV not changing to local channels after DirecTV upda..

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Since DirecTV's last update (6/7/05) I have been unable to switch to local channels through my ReplayTV. They come up on the program guide and I can switch to them via satellite receiver/controller, but not through ReplayTV. I...
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    GRRRR, Photo Partition.... Can I Get Rid of It?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Well I just received my 5504 refurb and set it up. Everything went very smoothly, as this is my third unit. However, during setup (as always) I told it *not* to create a photo partition. Yet DVArchive reports that this machine has...
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    Network socket error

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've been trying to set up my new 5504 using dial-up, but after 5-10 minutes I keep getting this 'Connection Failed' 'ReplayTV was unable to connect to the ReplayTV service to get local phone numbers and tv channels.' and then it...
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    Replay and VoIP phone?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I was just thinking of switching to a VoIP phone service (SunRocket, FWIW) when it occurred to me to wonder if that would cause problems with my Replay (an older ShowStopper model). Is there any way to download updates via VoIP? Is...
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    womble help needed

    Archived from groups: (More info?) i just downloaded womble mpeg video wizard to test out for editing my recorded shows. I can't seem to figure out how to "cut" the commercials out quickly. The help isn't that great either. Can anyone point me to some online tutorials...
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    No audio out except digital

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have had my 5080 for about 2 years and until today I have only used the digital audio out. It has worked flawlessly and still does. I just purchased a DVD recorder and hooked the Replay up to it tonight using S-video out and...
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    Trouble replacing cover

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I just upgrade my hard drive on my 5080. It was easy. Now I am having trouble getting the cover back on the unit. I can not seem to be able to slide it forward the last 1/8 inch. Any help out there? Joel
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    Progressive output on a 5508

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I'm considering purchasing a Plasma or LCD HDTV. How is quality of the Progressive output on the 5508 to this type of TV? The HDTVs I'm considering is the Sony 50" LCD rear-projection HDTV, Panasonic 43" Plasma EDTV, and the Samsung...
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    Prefered ReplayTv unit

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My 5504 RTV is scheduled for delivery on Monday. This model seems to be part of the latest model series. Is it considered any better than any of the previous models or is there an older model out there that RTV people seem to prefer...
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    Multiple RTV Same Room

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I've got two RTVs (and two remotes) in the same room. Is there some way to have one respond only to one remote, and the other respond only to the other remote. I'm hoping that's why there's a jumper header (marked JP1) in the...
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    DVD burning bummer

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I got a home movie tape from a friend that I tried to burn to DVD. I shot it out to my replay and imported it into my PC with DVA. The problem is there are video dropouts on the tape that blue screen RTV. When that spot hits Womble it...
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    replay 4504 help needed

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I sent an Email to Replay tech supporft but the 24 hour response time seems based on a different time schedule. My 4504 has been a little flaky lately where it fails to record some programs. the power light has been blinking on and...
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    American Idol 3/22

    Archived from groups: (More info?) A kind person IVS'd me American Idol for 3/22 (not the 3/23) repeat, but the sound is terrible. Does ANYONE here have a good copy of the program that can be sent to me? If you had it in HIGH speed and transferred it to tape, I would...
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    DNNA repair service

    Archived from groups: (More info?) One thing those of us (Myself included) who have done hard drive and/or other upgrades need to know. My original 5504 suffered, it appears, hard drive failure. Since it's still under warranty, and since my policy is to not disturb...
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    no audio output problem -- solved

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have three RTV4500 units in a network and one of them just stopped working. No audio output. Or very, very weak audio output. Putting the TV's volume control at full blast made the output into a whisper. I thought it was a hardware...
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    Moving Hard Drives, Speed, USB

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Several questions: 1) I have a 5040 and a 5080. I have a 160GB drive to put into the 5040, but since the Ethernet port on the 5040 is blown, I would like to put it in the 5080, instead. Can I move the 80GB drive to the 5040 without...
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    DVArchive Problem

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Someone please tell me what I am doing wrong when trying to install DVArchive. I just dowloaded the Windows Installer version. It added the start menu icons, the program file folders and files, and the icon in Add/Remove programs, but...
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    My DVArchive Server........................Bragging!!!!

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I just got done building this: DVArchive Server on a SAN: Server- Linux Advanced Server 3.0, Pentium 4 server with 1 GB memory Disk- Uses a Clariion FC4700 disk array with 20 x 72 GB fibre channel drives Uses RAID 5 , 4+1 raid...
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    Anyway to PW protect a DVD I recorded?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I recorded some DVD movies and I don't want my kids to have access to it. Is there a way to password protect the movie?
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    Desperate Housewives finale

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Forgot to set up recording for my girlfriend...anyone have this? Email me and I will send you my Replay address info. Thanks in advance, Dave
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    Standalone PVRs?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Can Replay units stand alone and behave as digital VCRs, or do you need to subscribe to a service that way that Tivo units work? Thanks!
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    Is there a way...

    Archived from groups: (More info?) For me to take 10 minutes from something I already recorded and save it without sending it to a pc first? -- ************ Xarias ****************** "Gamp Extremist" ************************
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    Puzzling Input problem with upgraded 5040

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I own two 5040 which, when the one year warranty expired i have just upgraded to 300gb using RTVPatch. This was about 4/ days ago. The upgrade went fine, infact even the shows transfered over. 24 hours ago, however, one of the two units...
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    Any way to adjust recording times?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Even though I have my RTV set-up with a wireless bridge and the built-in timeclock is updated on every connection, I've noticed that most recordings get the first 30 seconds or so clipped. This is sometimes a problem at the end of...
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    How do I stop a movie from recording?

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I programmed to record a movie. Being new, I selected "First Run", not knowing I could select "this show". Now everytime the movie comes on, it gets recorded. I have tried looking through the menus, but haven't found anything yet. The...
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    Replay to discontinue... Sort of

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I had reason to call Replay recently (Upgrading my "Subscription" to lifetime) and I ask them about the rumor that the REPLAY is being disontinued... The reply is that next year's model will be HI-Definition compatable (IN short they...
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    Grrr, Missed Last Two Episodes of "ST Enterprise"

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Well I had my 5040 all set to record the last two episodes of "Star Trek Enterprise," but when I went to watch 'em, all had recorded was 1 minute of "blue screen - no signal" for each show. For some reason, channel 8 in Lansing...
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    Saga of a Replay sent back for repair.

    Archived from groups: (More info?) My wife's 5040 started to act peculiarly and then to not work at all. A little while ago we had to replace the HD, and installed a 120 gig. Note that the unit is out of warranty. After some conversation with the folks at Replay...
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    Help setting up new replay

    Archived from groups: (More info?) Thanks in advance for your patience with a newbie. I received my replay today, plugged everything in and received the channels from the Internet. I have the cable split, going to the replay and the digital cable box. When I tried to...
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    slow IVS show

    Archived from groups: (More info?) This morning (a little after 10 Central) I accepted a show on IVS. It was 2 minutes from some Replay called "Blueko". It's being received VERY slowly (only 24% complete after over 5.5 hours). According to the speed, it looks like...
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    Replay control of H10.. Ir code ??

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I have been unable to get a replay 5080 to control a DIrectv H10.. No serial setting or ir code seems to work.. HAs anyine got a way to get this to work or an appropriate ir code.. Thanks
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    Whn it FINALLY works.....

    Archived from groups: (More info?) When it finally is SO COOL! I have 2 5040's behind SBC DSL / Linksys WRT54GX Router / Downstairs wired to the router / and Upstairs on a Linksys Wireless G Bridge. I am currently watching the 4/6 episode of "Lost" (a...
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    HELP-RTV Network Problems

    Archived from groups: (More info?) After a power outage - both the 5080 and the 5040 are on surge protectors - I have lost the ability to network either of these units. In fact, if I connect the RJ45 ethernet cable(s), the units go into a constant reboot, recording...
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    Computer Required for DVarchive

    Archived from groups: (More info?) As I have mention in a previous post I have come accross a cheep (ie free) Pent II computer. I would like to use this computer to store my DVarchive files. Specfics: Computer has 2GB hard driven (90% filled) 32 RAM...
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    Sharing a Mini Wireless Network to a Replay DVR

    Archived from groups: (More info?) I know there are only 18 people in the world interested in this but it was so tough to figure out maybe someone else will need this. If your Mini (or any other current Mac with an Airport card) is connected to the Internet via a...