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  1. Found this buried on an old HD. Can't vouch...

    Found this buried on an old HD.

    Can't vouch for the fact that it's the original, but it might be worth a shot.
  2. Check your router. Many have the ability to block...

    Check your router. Many have the ability to block access to WAN by MAC or IP.
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    I don't really see how that matters. If TiVo is...

    I don't really see how that matters. If TiVo is willing to abandon UK S1 users, how long will it be before they do the same thing here?

    I've *never* had a sub to TiVo for my S1, it makes a great...
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    I've been using my S1SA with v3 (I forget the...

    I've been using my S1SA with v3 (I forget the exact version) software for several years as a "dumb" VCR.

    I think (not positive) that the unit had to originally ship with v1.3 for the manual...
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    No. The only Tivos that support "manual"...

    No.

    The only Tivos that support "manual" recording without a subscription are the (really old) standalone S1 units.
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    You should also be able to use the unsubbed S1 as...

    You should also be able to use the unsubbed S1 as a "dumb" VCR (no guide data, manually set up recordings by time/channel).
  7. The overheating was undoubtedly due to the ESR on...

    The overheating was undoubtedly due to the ESR on the cap being too high.

    Switch mode power supplies have very high current transients which get converted to heat by the resistance inside the...
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    Don't know that I'd call it wisdom, but I signed...

    Don't know that I'd call it wisdom, but I signed up for basic cable.

    AFAIK, cable companies will still be delivering an analog signal to basic subscribers. Check with your local provider(s), YMMV.
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    Several problems actually. 1. You can't just...

    Several problems actually.

    1. You can't just replace a BGA thats been removed, it has to be re-balled first. This is at best a 50/50 proposition thats generally only used for expensive ( > $500...
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    According to WeaKnees here...

    According to WeaKnees here the S1's will be abandoned by Tivo. :mad:

    I guess the obvious question would be since they are pushing new software (IR codes presumably) to the S2 units, could that...
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    Thats why I only watch Adult Swim, after 10pm...

    Thats why I only watch Adult Swim, after 10pm everyone else is in bed and I can finally focus on getting things done that I want to get done.



    I'm still running a single (unsubbed BTW) S1SA I...
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    Three young kids (8, 5 and 5), a full time job...

    Three young kids (8, 5 and 5), a full time job and a couple "side" jobs keep me going from 6am until about 12:30am every day.

    The only TV I watch with any regularity is Adult Swim. :cool:

    And...
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    40-45 season passes? :eek: I drew the line...

    40-45 season passes? :eek:

    I drew the line (with my wife) when she hit 15, she wasn't watching half of them anyway.

    I do understand about the staggered tuners though, with the games the...
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    CV, thats a serious habit you've got there......

    CV, thats a serious habit you've got there... Being able to record 6 out of the 14 channels at any given time is a bit of overkill.

    :p

    Besides, when do you have time to watch all these recorded...
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    Glad I could be of help. :D Short answer,...

    Glad I could be of help. :D



    Short answer, no - there is no way to use a Series 2 Tivo without a sub.

    Long answer, there probably is - but anyone who actually knows isn't sharing.

    I opted...
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    You weren't "wrong", you just ran afoul of one of...

    You weren't "wrong", you just ran afoul of one of the sore subjects.

    Most of the TiVo user community supports hacks as long as they don't bite the proverbial hand that feeds them (TiVo Inc).
    ...
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    I agree, thats why I bought a Series 1 (off...

    I agree, thats why I bought a Series 1 (off fleabay). Works just fine without Tivo Service except I get no guide info. Not a big deal, I learned how to read a TV Guide over 40 years ago.




    ...
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    Let me start by saying I know nothing about the...

    Let me start by saying I know nothing about the Series 3. :D

    With that out of the way, is it possible to swap the cards from slot to slot? If you put the "never been a problem" card from slot 2 in...
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    Because your receiver won't be able to make the...

    Because your receiver won't be able to make the PPV call if you've disconnected the phone line (to prevent software updates).

    As someone already said, after some period of time with no call in...
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    Precisely. :cool:

    Precisely.

    :cool:
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    Any of the Philips HDR112/212/312 models *should*...

    Any of the Philips HDR112/212/312 models *should* work.

    Its not that they have to be running the old software, just that they had to have it originally.

    I have an HDR-312 with the latest...
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    Actually ffmpeg can be lossless as well, just use...

    Actually ffmpeg can be lossless as well, just use "-vcodec copy" to pass the mpeg stream through.

    And just to be totally accurate, VideoReDo *will* re-encode a tiny bit right at the cut points. :p
  23. Hallucinations in HD? Sounds like high tech...

    Hallucinations in HD? Sounds like high tech hippies.
  24. I'm certain there is, but this forum prohibits...

    I'm certain there is, but this forum prohibits discussions of that nature since its considered "theft of service".

    The Aussies and Canadians used to have info (two or more years ago) that you...
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    Since you have an S1, if you want to use it as a...

    Since you have an S1, if you want to use it as a "dumb" DVR (no money for Tivo) hook it up to a phone line and do the following:

    1. From the menus go to Messages and Setup, System Reset, Clear and...
  26. The current software version doesn't really...

    The current software version doesn't really matter, its (according to what I've read) based on the "original" version that shipped with the unit.

    I have an HDR312 running 3.0.whatever and it works...
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    Same place as Instant Cake, but believe it or not...

    Same place as Instant Cake, but believe it or not they make it available for free. :eek:

    http://www.dvrupgrade.com/dvr/stores/1/lba48_support.cfm

    Its towards the bottom. You can get just a...
  28. You could try to PM Stan Simmons over on TCF. He...

    You could try to PM Stan Simmons over on TCF. He used to provide access to images for anyone in need.

    Failing that, I'd suggest poking around the p2p arena.
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    Done. :cool:

    Done. :cool:
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    Except that you left them in the hex data area......

    Except that you left them in the hex data area... :p
  31. Probably for the best anyway. If there was new...

    Probably for the best anyway. If there was new software I might be tempted to call in and upgrade my unsubbed unit.

    This way I don't have to worry about re-hacking the unit. :D
  32. I'm not positive this will work since you've...

    I'm not positive this will work since you've never set the input up but...

    Try tuning to Channel 1 (1 -> Enter on the Tivo remote). Doing that on my S1SA setup displays what is coming in on the...
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    Did you redo guided setup when you got the...

    Did you redo guided setup when you got the machine? (Clear and Delete Everything)

    Even though you aren't going to subscribe to Tivo you need to get the basic configuration from Tivo (at no cost to...
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    I actually thought the OPs anaolgy with a VCR was...

    I actually thought the OPs anaolgy with a VCR was pretty on target.

    Using a Tivo strictly in manual record mode can hardly be considered service theft, there are lots of Series 1 units (mine...
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    Only thing I can think of that would avoid the ty...

    Only thing I can think of that would avoid the ty -> mpeg -> ty scenario would be to use chunkedit.

    You can edit the stream directly on your Tivo and then download the edited file for use with...
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    nope. S2s become boat anchor's without a sub....

    nope.

    S2s become boat anchor's without a sub. The only possibility I've seen mentioned for use is as a "dumb terminal" that can recieve streamed content from another source.

    FWIW - I don't own...
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    I was actually wondering how hot that drive gets...

    I was actually wondering how hot that drive gets sitting over those two ICs with the big heatsinks.

    Probably not the best place to put a hard drive, but defnitely nice work.
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    I don't know if its possible for the S2s, but...

    I don't know if its possible for the S2s, but when I was first starting out with my S1 I ran across a slice file that (supposedly) pushed a piece of guide data into the Tivo to make it think it had...
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    Subtle to you perhaps, but "archive" carries a...

    Subtle to you perhaps, but "archive" carries a note of permanance that time shifting intentionally omits.



    Of course not, Tivo wouldn't have sold a single unit.



    Strictly speaking,...
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    No, you are NOT allowed to archive broadcast...

    No, you are NOT allowed to archive broadcast shows that you record, PERIOD. That fact predates the DMCA by a good 25 years.

    You have the limited fair use right to "time shift" broadcasts...
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    I would think you could use it as a media box of...

    I would think you could use it as a media box of sorts.

    There is a thread or two on using ffmpeg to convert other video streams to Tivo format for insertion via mfs_ftp (I've done this a couple...
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    Sticky: Anybody have a source for a HDR112/212/312 image?...

    Anybody have a source for a HDR112/212/312 image?

    My 312 threw down and when I went to grab the original drive I stashed in a drawer for safe keeping to reimage it to a new drive - it won't spin...
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    30 minute (or longer with bufferhack I assume)...

    30 minute (or longer with bufferhack I assume) pause live TV is about the only thing an S2 can do without a sub.


    Thats why I love my S1 soooo much. :D
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    ROTFLMAO. Thanks for making my morning, I...

    ROTFLMAO.

    Thanks for making my morning, I needed a good laugh.
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    No biggie, its not like Tivo is going out of...

    No biggie, its not like Tivo is going out of their way to document how to use their hardware without a sub. :D
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    When you say "start recording" do you mean you...

    When you say "start recording" do you mean you hit the record button on the remote?

    If yes, then (I think) what you are seeing is correct behaviour. Since the Tivo has no information to tell it...
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    The good news is its probably a Toshiba 2SK2843....

    The good news is its probably a Toshiba 2SK2843.

    The bad news is that switch mode power supplies aren't real friendly towards just swapping components for "close enough".

    Its also possible that...
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    I haven't heard anything either, but your...

    I haven't heard anything either, but your scenario makes good sense now that TiVo has done away with lifetime subs.

    However, I could possibly see them doing the "free" upgrade if you had to...
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    And precisely which units have version 3.7, clean...

    And precisely which units have version 3.7, clean or otherwise? :rolleyes:
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    The PTV LBA48...

    The PTV LBA48 bootdisk has bootpage in the /bin directory (just checked using MS Virtual PC to boot the CD image) :D


    BTW - You only need the free one.
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    I tried with tymplex a couple times, even went so...

    I tried with tymplex a couple times, even went so far as to get a cygwin shell/source tree running, but it just never seemed to work right.

    And ffmpeg is most definitely faster and more...
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    Well spank my britches and call me crazy, it...

    Well spank my britches and call me crazy, it worked (I think). :D

    I haven't had a chance to upload it to the S1 yet, but Media Player Classic plays it back just fine (with the TY codec).
    ...
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    Interesting about the SAS2s. According to TiVo...

    Interesting about the SAS2s. According to TiVo, the only standalones that support AC3 are the DVD Tivos.

    Then again, I guess it makes sense they (S2s) all would since the basic hardware isn't that...
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    No, I was actually referring to converting...

    No, I was actually referring to converting formats before muxing to ty format with ffmpeg. Sorry for the lack of clarity.

    Guess I'll have to dig into ffmpeg options to see how/if I can pass it an...
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    Perhaps a silly question, but is it safe to...

    Perhaps a silly question, but is it safe to assume that the audio stream needs to be pre-converted to the desired format?

    From your dev. thread:



    Would this be for insertion into a DTivo...
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    Happens to the best of us. First, congrats on...

    Happens to the best of us.

    First, congrats on getting the serial connection up and running.

    If you copied the setupcomplete.tcl script to the HD when you had it in the PC with MFS Tools then...
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    Its not really that difficult. It simply requires...

    Its not really that difficult. It simply requires a little patience and a fair bit of reading.

    I was in the exact same spot about 18 months ago. I wanted a simple "digital VCR" with no strings...
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    Its two separate steps. First you need to hook...

    Its two separate steps.

    First you need to hook the drive up to your PC and use one of the many boot CDs (PTV_lba48, mfs_tools, etc) to gain access to the drive so you can enable the bash login on...
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    You can bypass guided setup if that will get you...

    You can bypass guided setup if that will get you where you need to be to reset the modem, but you'll (obviously) end up in a less than useful state from a usability standpoint and need to re-run...
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    Yep. You need to go through guided setup to...

    Yep.

    You need to go through guided setup to configure your inputs (cable/antenna/sat/etc) and to get the channel information loaded.

    You may get some guide data "free", but unless you sub the...
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    RTFM might be a start. If the unit was sold with...

    RTFM might be a start. If the unit was sold with "Basic" Tivo I would expect that to be in the manual.

    Otherwise you could try calling Tivo and giving them the unit number.
  62. Nope. S2 boxes must be subbed or they are only...

    Nope. S2 boxes must be subbed or they are only good for 30 minute live TV pause. No recording functionality at all.
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    Do you have byteswapping turned on with the MFS...

    Do you have byteswapping turned on with the MFS Tools CD?

    The S1 drives require it. I'd give you the boot params, but its been almost two years since I had to place my S1 drive in a PC... I'm sure...
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    Its does (for both). The 112/212/312 are some of...

    Its does (for both). The 112/212/312 are some of the oldest Tivos, but they also (loosely) describe recording capacity.

    You can also find "upgraded" S1s from time to time. My 312 came with a 60GB...
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    I seem to remember something from a thread on TCF...

    I seem to remember something from a thread on TCF that TiVo would "re-enable" the dumb-pvr mode if you called them and asked them to...

    I actually thought all Philips HDR/PTV Series 1 units would...
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    Then you need a Series 1 standalone. Or...

    Then you need a Series 1 standalone.

    Or (gasp!) an old ReplayTV. I think (but don't quote me) that they were all originally "lifetime" units which did not require any subscription.

    For the $60...
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    What you are describing is a Series 1 Standalone...

    What you are describing is a Series 1 Standalone (Philips HDR-112,212,312 etc), and its exactly what I do with mine. Series 2 standalone and all DirectTivo units require some form of subscription...
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    You could also buy a Series 1 (ebay is your best...

    You could also buy a Series 1 (ebay is your best bet) and live without guide data.

    Not as convenient, but I've been able to program a VCR for better than 20 years now so its not that challenging....
  69. Show swapping is not allowed.

    Show swapping is not allowed.
  70. JJ - You're just not trying hard enough. ...

    JJ - You're just not trying hard enough.

    He/she asked if it was possible, not if it had been done.

    I'm sure if you had a jet powered car blasting across the alkali flats with an army of monkey...
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    See, I knew it was in there. :D I need to...

    See, I knew it was in there. :D

    I need to stop browsing forums before I'm fully awake.
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    He can't deal with the guy he bought the image...

    He can't deal with the guy he bought the image from since he's trying to only pay for one copy of the image but use it on four units.


    There's an ironic joke in here somewhere, but the caffiene...
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    Probably not for the faint of heart, but if you...

    Probably not for the faint of heart, but if you want a really quiet drive and price is not an issue then I'd suggest installing a notebook harddrive. A 120GB drive goes for ~ $150 - $200, and a 160GB...
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    Some initial words of wisdom would have been...

    Some initial words of wisdom would have been better.

    Or better, if he had just had the wisdom to not even start such a pointless thread.
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    Doing SMT rework on designs I had managed to...

    Doing SMT rework on designs I had managed to totally FUBAR. Engineers know how to use irons too (at least some of us do). :D

    You haven't lived until you try to attach jumpers to four consecutive...
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    Not bad, especially for such crude tools (heat...

    Not bad, especially for such crude tools (heat gun esp.)

    If you ever decide to do it again I would:

    1. Use an X-acto and simply cut all the legs on the TQFP
    2. Use flux and solder wick to...
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    The ruling allows the nine other people to "see"...

    The ruling allows the nine other people to "see" the recording, not KEEP it indefinitely. Somewhat like the concept of giving a VHS taped copy of a TV show to someone for viewing purposes. The...
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    If its "never been set up" you probably need to...

    If its "never been set up" you probably need to run it through guided setup. The unit does not need to be subbed to do that, and you'll get a week (or so) of guide data (no biggie for your...
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    Incorrect. Fair use allows you to keep a copy...

    Incorrect. Fair use allows you to keep a copy until you have viewed it once. Its called time shifting for a reason.

    You are, in fact, breaking the law (by infringing on another's copyright) when...
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    Now? He's been babbling since page one. Give...

    Now? He's been babbling since page one.

    Give him real world examples and he just ignores them or says "Oh no, thats too close to what I'm trying to justify (ie he doesn't want to hear that signal...
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    Notice that the wife and kids weren't even on the...

    Notice that the wife and kids weren't even on the list? :D
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    Ahh, but you have financially gained. You kept...

    Ahh, but you have financially gained. You kept the $4 (or $10 - $20 if its still in the theatre) in your pocket, not given it over to the movie company.
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    Sure, no problem. Cracking a piece of software...

    Sure, no problem.

    Cracking a piece of software to run without a license (even in the privacy of your own home) is illegal. It involves nobody but yourself, and has the same external consequences...
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    Not correct. There are plenty of laws that...

    Not correct. There are plenty of laws that restrict what an individual can do in the privacy of their home, just ask Pete Townshend.



    Your basic problem is you are attacking this from the...
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    If you're going to use your S1 as a "dumb" VCR...

    If you're going to use your S1 as a "dumb" VCR make sure you do a test call about once a week (or so).

    The clock in these things drifts horribly and your recordings will end up chopped unless you...
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    I don't know how much (if any) of this is useful,...

    I don't know how much (if any) of this is useful, but it looks like the aussies have a good bit of knowledge on the IR code system in their WIKI.

    http://minnie.tuhs.org/twiki/bin/view/IR/WebHome
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    Unfortunately you'll need to do guided setup at...

    Unfortunately you'll need to do guided setup at least once to use it. Can you take it to a friend's/relative's house that has a regular phone line?

    It does NOT require you to pay for service, and...
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    I think rhetorical question posed in your sig was...

    I think rhetorical question posed in your sig was all the retort the post required...
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    My two year old daughters do, but I'm guessing...

    My two year old daughters do, but I'm guessing they'll grow out of it when potty training is over (like their big sister did). :p


    17. People who think they can drive while talking on a...
  90. Thread: Son of Sleeper

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    Again, cost was a big factor (hey, I'm cheap)....

    Again, cost was a big factor (hey, I'm cheap). The older Replay units still go for a good buck compared to the $60 I paid for my 60GB S1SA on fleabay.

    Honestly, the Tivo w/o sub is just about...
  91. Thread: Son of Sleeper

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    Highly unlikely, have you seen the rabid devotion...

    Highly unlikely, have you seen the rabid devotion to Tivo Inc around here (and on every other Tivo forum)?

    Discussions of "Theft of Service", either actual by modifying the box to get guide data...
  92. Thread: Son of Sleeper

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    Ironic perhaps, but far from isolated. Hell,...

    Ironic perhaps, but far from isolated.

    Hell, Sony used GPL code in their "copyrighted" DRM media player without any mention of that fact. :rolleyes:




    I thought zipper didn't distribute...
  93. Thread: Son of Sleeper

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    Indeed, but why would I downgrade the OS I...

    Indeed, but why would I downgrade the OS I already had installed on my S1SA? Besides, from what I remember of those while reading was they were far from trouble free - particularly since V3.0 was...
  94. Thread: Son of Sleeper

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    Every forum must carry the burden of "assist the...

    Every forum must carry the burden of "assist the newbies", otherwise the memebership grows stagnant.

    Besides, isn't "sharing knowledge" and "assisting newbies" (not spoonfeeding them as some would...
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    Search is your friend... ...

    Search is your friend...

    http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37602
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    There is also the possibility to load a small bit...

    There is also the possibility to load a small bit of "guide" data that is several years into the future.

    I saw something about it on the Aussie site, but that was going back almost a year now.
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    The serial eeprom is probably used to store...

    The serial eeprom is probably used to store something small, not the entire library of IR codes.

    Isn't it possible to set your remotes up so you can control two Tivos in the same room with...
  98. You'll undoubtedly have to open ports in your...

    You'll undoubtedly have to open ports in your firewall for their service, so how is going through ORB going to be any more secure than doing it directly?
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    So sell the Tivo S2 and buy a Series 1. All...

    So sell the Tivo S2 and buy a Series 1.

    All the wonderful hacks without the cost of a sub.

    Of course you do not get the guide, but at least it still functions like a VCR.


    If you're that...
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    Living proof using the search button and reading...

    Living proof using the search button and reading actually work. :eek:


    Congratulations on a job well done.
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    I have four of them here, and I can verify that...

    I have four of them here, and I can verify that none of them came with any type of warning (label or otherwise).

    If they had, the youngest would have probably been labeled "Not Safe For Human...
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    One could say the same about women, but they...

    One could say the same about women, but they don't come with any warning labels. :D
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    Yes and no. The tivo already runs linux, but...

    Yes and no.

    The tivo already runs linux, but Freevo/MythTV do not support it because of the custom hardware used for encoding and decoding.

    Its been asked before, the Search button is your...
  104. You bet. Here's one magazine with over 100...

    You bet. Here's one magazine with over 100 issues. Home Power

    Or you could go natural gas with something like this... Generac LP/NG 15KW


    Now go stick it to the man. :D
  105. But co-generation of electricity using your own...

    But co-generation of electricity using your own equipment is not theft of service.

    In fact most electric companies are required to "buy back" your surplus. :D
  106. Using a heatgun (like for stripping paint or heat...

    Using a heatgun (like for stripping paint or heat shrink tubing) is one of the fastest ways to delaminate a multi-layer pcb known.

    Plainbill is right, the hot air smt machines use very precise...
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    Not gonna happen. And two minutes worth of...

    Not gonna happen.

    And two minutes worth of searching would have given you the answer. :rolleyes:
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    Your input(s) are not set up correctly. ...

    Your input(s) are not set up correctly.

    Switching between RCA and SVideo would cause this, as would having the built in tuner "active" (ie. you are tuned to an OTA channel) without an antenna...
  109. Thread: Tivo Software

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    Can I get an AMEN! brothers. :D

    Can I get an AMEN! brothers. :D
  110. Thread: Tivo Software

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    There is nothing else to check into if you want a...

    There is nothing else to check into if you want a "reall" Tivo, the options I listed are it.

    If you got the "A" route you will need to do a couple things to make it smooth.

    First, make sure...
  111. Thread: Tivo Software

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    "They" have. A simple google search would show...

    "They" have. A simple google search would show you that both the Aussies and Canuks have figured out a way to replace the TiVo software.

    The reason you won't find it discussed here is because the...
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    AFAIK only the Series 1 stand alone models (HDR...

    AFAIK only the Series 1 stand alone models (HDR 112/212/312 etc) can be used as a "dumb VCR".

    I have an HDR312 and thats what I'm doing. With the network card extraction and show renaming is easy,...
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    Not a new unit, no, but you can troll fleabay for...

    Not a new unit, no, but you can troll fleabay for a used/reconditioned Series 1 (Philips 112/212/312) and use it "for free" - thats what I do.

    You won't get guide data, but the initial "guided...
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    Nah. Its like the difference between a Toyota and...

    Nah. Its like the difference between a Toyota and a Lexus.

    They will both get you where you want to go, one just makes the ride more pleasant (at a significantly higher cost tho...).
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    I use edit-title.tcl, it should be in the files...

    I use edit-title.tcl, it should be in the files section. Its pretty simple, and I hate bogging down my S1 with TWP unless I have a specific need.
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    Because there is a "wink and nod" relationship...

    Because there is a "wink and nod" relationship between TiVo and the hacking forums.

    As long as theft of service (or in the emulation circumstance, circumvention of need for TiVo Inc) is not...
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    Two separate questions. AFAIK you should be...

    Two separate questions.

    AFAIK you should be able to add channels and logos to your lineup, assuming you can find the right scripts (they should be here somewhere).

    Guide data is a different...
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    The PTV LBA48 disk (that I used back in November)...

    The PTV LBA48 disk (that I used back in November) installs version 2.1.24 when you copy the LBA48 aware kernel over.

    I get the following from uname -a on my SAS1


    Linux (none) 2.1.24-TiVo-2.5...
  119. Unfortunately it sounds like you might have...

    Unfortunately it sounds like you might have broken something in the process of installing the network card.

    Did you drill any holes for the cable to come out? If so you might have some loose metal...
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    An excellent arguement if the card was brand new...

    An excellent arguement if the card was brand new and the NRE had not been paid for yet.

    From what I've seen of the engineering work the bulk of the real design work was accomplished with the...
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    Works great. I bought one back in November and...

    Works great.

    I bought one back in November and have had ZERO problems.

    Too bad 9th Tee feels the need to make such a large profit, had their card been more reasonably priced (I paid $49 for the...
  122. Can't help with linux, but here's the windows...

    Can't help with linux, but here's the windows binary.
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    Donkey shins, that did it. :D

    Donkey shins, that did it.

    :D
  124. It probably complains because the xml stuff was...

    It probably complains because the xml stuff was added after the 0.3 binary was posted.

    Here is cygxml2-2.dll and and updated mplex to correct the arithmetic vs. logical OR problem that bcc found.
  125. Indeed? Who would have ever thought of such a...

    Indeed? Who would have ever thought of such a thing... :eek:

    I look forward to your next tymaster.c release, it will be interesting to see the details of the datastream chunking.
  126. How hard is it to download the latest? You...

    How hard is it to download the latest?

    You lazy bit-heads always want things handed to you... :D

    I am interested why my mplex.exe is just about double the 0.3 version, but not interested enough...
  127. So then they are not really constants per se,...

    So then they are not really constants per se, since the data rate changes with resolution (quality, whatever you like to call it).

    If thats true then it does seem wrong to ignore the fact (that...
  128. :o I guess my C is even rustier than I would...

    :o I guess my C is even rustier than I would have liked to believe. I spend most of my day designing hardware, so crossing over to the dark side is usually only under duress (unless I'm playing...
  129. You probably need to update your cygwin1.dll, I...

    You probably need to update your cygwin1.dll, I built it with the most recent cygwin distro - the others may not have.
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    Too funny. I just tried MPC 6.4.8.4 (my first go...

    Too funny. I just tried MPC 6.4.8.4 (my first go at using MPC) and it plays the audio just fine, but no video.

    TY files play fine (sort of) using WMP7, and if I use graphedit it shows the...
  131. So we could change the time_validate check to: ...

    So we could change the time_validate check to:



    if ((!prev) | (!delta_per_chunk)) {


    And then change
  132. Thanks Nova, only one odd thing now... ...

    Thanks Nova, only one odd thing now...



    tymaster.c: In function `rewrite_master':
    tymaster.c:207: warning: integer constant is too large for "long" type


    I'm not sure why its being...
  133. Now I'm getting errors when I try to compile. ...

    Now I'm getting errors when I try to compile.

    I downloaded all the packages you listed plus nasm and installed it all to c:\cygwin

    I put the source for mjpegtools in /usr/src/mjpegtools-1.6.2...
  134. Also need nasm, or ./configure says performance...

    Also need nasm, or ./configure says performance "will be crap".

    Thanks again.
  135. Thanks! I'll queue it all up and let it rip while...

    Thanks! I'll queue it all up and let it rip while I sleep.
  136. Any chance of getting an updated windows binary?...

    Any chance of getting an updated windows binary?

    I'm still trying to sort out what I need from the cygwin install to rebuild this myself (it looks like most of the development stuff is NOT...
  137. I would think it depends on how anal you are...

    I would think it depends on how anal you are about reading the Terms of Service.



    One could argue that since Tivo claims to be "advertiser supported", removing or otherwise disabling the...
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    Dunno. If they don't have any copyprotection (ie...

    Dunno. If they don't have any copyprotection (ie macrovision) it should be ok but I've never tried myself.

    One thing...

    Be sure you change the channel just before you start recording, otherwise...
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    You can do it, but I think the XBox would be...

    You can do it, but I think the XBox would be unplayable.

    Tivo inserts a 1 - 2 second delay in the video stream in order to encode/decode the information.

    It makes navigating DVD menus...
  140. Thread: Show Sharing?

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    With the networks playing games with start and...

    With the networks playing games with start and stop times you could set up a system with another Tivo owner to record conflicting shows and then swap so you don't miss anything from either show.
    ...
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    If you have a cachecard then you can export from...

    If you have a cachecard then you can export from the S1 directly to your PC with tyools or mfs_ftp. And the great thing about S1s is no need to monkey with unscramble or noscramble.

    I don't know...
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    The S1 will do just about everything. The only...

    The S1 will do just about everything. The only hiccup would be #3 in conjuction with #2.

    As long as the shows you want to "set and forget" are always on at the same time then you are in biz with...
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    I had a very similar problem about 1 - 2 weeks...

    I had a very similar problem about 1 - 2 weeks ago.

    Are you sure the swap space got initialized properly? I used the PTV LBA48 disk to upgrade my SAS1 from 60GB to 250GB and even though the...
  144. How is what he's asking for "theft of service"? ...

    How is what he's asking for "theft of service"?

    He's not asking how to get guide info from TiVo (or any other source) for free, aka fraud.

    Its a well known fact that the SAS1 models will record...
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    All of the things TiVo "lets" you do come with...

    All of the things TiVo "lets" you do come with restrictions (as you noted), and much of it is not supported on the DirecTivo (so I read, I have an SA so I am not an authoritative source on that).
    ...
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    I don't think you can just cut the wire since...

    I don't think you can just cut the wire since (IIRC) that signal is also used as "Slave Detect" during power up init.

    You *might* be able to skin it back a bit and tap into it (leaving it intact...
  147. Yup, good thing I had already hacked mine for a...

    Yup, good thing I had already hacked mine for a 512MB max alloc.

    Still, its some nice work you've put together.
  148. It looks like it does not exist... %...

    It looks like it does not exist...



    % dumpobj /DataSet/DiskConfigurationVersions
    can't open object (errDbNotFound)


    and
  149. Something must be missing on my SAS1 3.0... ...

    Something must be missing on my SAS1 3.0...



    bash-2.02# ./mkDiskConfig_2.tcl
    No Active DiskConfiguration to deactivate
    Object modification failed: can't open object (errDbNotFound)
    ...
  150. Poll: Those two statements are contradictory (at least...

    Those two statements are contradictory (at least when it comes to hacking Tivo).

    You really need to learn at least SOME linux if you want to be able to understand what you are doing.


    A hint...
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