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    Success!

    After more testing, it turns out I didn't have enough space on hda4 to support a second copy of tivoapp. I moved my backup of tivoapp over to /var and tried again.

    Success!


    tvapppatch 1.3,...
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    Thanks for the help. I added in the missing...

    Thanks for the help. I added in the missing quote...

    I rebooted into 9.3.2-01-2-140 and decided to try again since this is the more common configuration. I made sure that the file system is...
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    Patching tivoapp...missing "

    I am upgrading a S2 240 model from 9.3-01-2-140 to 9.3.2-01-2-140 by hand. I have run installSw.itcl and copied all of my files over.

    My last step was to run tvapppatch. I want to patch the new...
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    Has anyone found a Disable Yellow Star Promos...

    Has anyone found a Disable Yellow Star Promos patch for 9.3?
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    Well, After 50+ people have read this message...

    Well,
    After 50+ people have read this message with no comments, I am concluding that it is a hopeless case.

    I will restore an old backup to the drive and start all over.
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    Series 1 SA GSOD loop

    I have a Series 1 Stand Alone which went into a GSOD loop recently. It would show the GSOD for 5 or 10 seconds and then reboot. I let it do that for a few hours just to make sure it wouldn't solve...
  7. Nevermind. I just had to get lucky with the...

    Nevermind. I just had to get lucky with the googling.

    http://www.tivohelp.com/archive/tivohelp.swiki.net/56.html

    The key was to search for "embeem serial"
  8. Where to get this file?

    Sorry to dig up an old post but...

    Can anyone point me to this "enserial.sh" file? A google search returns two hits and they are both this thread :(

    One of my series 1 boxes went T.U. so I am...
  9. Sticky: Re: Cat'ing Port 3105.log

    cat will list the contents of the log file and exit. What you want is

    tail -f port.3105.log

    The tail command 'cats' just the end of the file requested. The -f option tells tail when it hits...
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    Keep in mind that extraction from an SA is...

    Keep in mind that extraction from an SA is clearly okay according to the DCMA. Since the origional content was analog at some point (just before TiVo's mpeg encoder) the 'D'cma doesn't apply. At...
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    Why don't you just delete the logs? You can do...

    Why don't you just delete the logs? You can do it manualy whenever you want or you can run a cron script to do it for you.
  12. TyDemux 0.3.x can be found starting in the second...

    TyDemux 0.3.x can be found starting in the second message in this thread: http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=20056
  13. Whats the problem? I believe TyDemux version 3.x...

    Whats the problem? I believe TyDemux version 3.x and 4.x will decode SA version 1.x and 2.0 streams just fine.

    Are you having problems extracting the ty files or converting the ty into mpeg?
  14. Looks like MartL is doing it now.

    Looks like MartL is doing it now.
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    I get the lock ups more often then it should. ...

    I get the lock ups more often then it should. I've gone back to extracting TMF format using mfs_ftp. Interestingly, my SA 212 model crashes more often then my SA 312 model.

    Go figure...
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    Just for those of us following along at home... ...

    Just for those of us following along at home...

    Are you saying Tivo Series 2 Ver 4 runs iptables on the mips box? When I first read your comment I thought you were talking about an external...
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    I would suggest recording only at basic quality...

    I would suggest recording only at basic quality since the audio is the same for all video quality modes.

    It might be worth lowering the bandwidth on the basic setting to make the video go further....
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    I use RZ over telnet all the time. I use CRT...

    I use RZ over telnet all the time. I use CRT (www.vandye.com) which has zmodem built into the telnet client. I also include the -e option which tells the sender to avoid using special control code...
  19. The following was posted to the TyStudio mailing...

    The following was posted to the TyStudio mailing list recently...
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    I know it sounds like a big pain in the ass, but...

    I know it sounds like a big pain in the ass, but if you have a SA you should consider transcoding. Bottom line is the real time hardware encoders in the SA tivo aren's very good. You end up with...
  21. The SA's hardware encoder is lame anyway. If you...

    The SA's hardware encoder is lame anyway. If you don't mind the time hit, transcode the files to 720x480 or 352x480. Yes, you loose a generation, but the file will be much much (much!) smaller and...
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    Is that an extra space after "Program Files"? ...

    Is that an extra space after "Program Files"? That could be the problem if you did a copy and paist.
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    Windows doesn't have a Mpeg2 decoder out of the...

    Windows doesn't have a Mpeg2 decoder out of the box. You have to add a third party one. Many of the software DVD players will add one for you. Or you can try out the Elecard Mpeg2 decoder (...
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    Re: The procedure

    Point of clarification...

    Do you mean Use TyStudio TyDemux to create the video and audio streams?
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    Actuall, I make elemental streams and feel those...

    Actuall, I make elemental streams and feel those to DVD Meastro. But same difference :)
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    I believe LPCM is an uncompressed PCM format...

    I believe LPCM is an uncompressed PCM format (like WAV on windows). It should be avoided unless you are trying to fill your DVD full with audio data.

    I always trancode to 2 channel AC3 audio when...
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    I have noticed a similar thing on my single proc...

    I have noticed a similar thing on my single proc XP 2000+ system. When TyStudio is doing its demuxing thing my CPU load goes up to 100%. But, if I start up a fairly CPU intisive task (like CCE...
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    I use RZ/SZ on Tivo with success. I use CRT (by...

    I use RZ/SZ on Tivo with success. I use CRT (by Vandyke software) as the telnet client on my windows box. It has built in zmodem support.

    I have found the key for success with the tivo is the...
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    Not to be too nit pickey but... The term 'HD'...

    Not to be too nit pickey but...

    The term 'HD' really doesn't belong in your post. At best the increated bandwidth usage will get you to 'near DVD' quality. You really need to increase the pixel...
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    Check...

    Check http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=22930&highlight=elecard

    Its funny that most people don't know the company's name that the watermark is there for. Kind of defeats...
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    In theroy all of the MFS extracting tools out...

    In theroy all of the MFS extracting tools out there were built upon the same basic engine. I believe most of the differences are what gets done with the data after its extracted from MFS but before...
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    I can't spell and I don't care :)

    I can't spell and I don't care :)
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    Both of my SA's download their guide data from...

    Both of my SA's download their guide data from Tivo over the DSL connection (legit subs of course).

    If you have a dead SA around that had a lifetime subscription, you could try transplanting its...
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    Check out...

    Check out http://www.webspeakster.com/mp3chopper.htm

    I think it will do exactly what you want.
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    is rc.sysconfig.author standard for all Tivo's? ...

    is rc.sysconfig.author standard for all Tivo's? I know my SA came from the factory already set up to run it if it was present. I have all of my hacks there and run a completely stock rc.sysconfig...
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    Try TyStudio (or the old version, TyDemux). Its...

    Try TyStudio (or the old version, TyDemux). Its supposed to understand S2 streams.
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    The TyStudio feature request page can be found...

    The TyStudio feature request page can be found here:
    http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=489154&group_id=58876&func=browse
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    Close...

    Well, its close but not quite right. I'm reluctant to gamble on the patch.

    Here is the code snip from SupportLibs.dll dated August 23, 2001, 9:52:56 AM from DVD Maestro. It says File version...
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    Koreth, Can you give us a small dump of the...

    Koreth,

    Can you give us a small dump of the values around 1a018 in the SpruceUp 1.1 build 1106 version of SupportLibs.dll ? 20 or 30 bytes should probably be enough to track down a pattern.
    ...
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    I know people in Canada are using this method as...

    I know people in Canada are using this method as they have no way to get data directly from Tivo Inc. I believe the general conclusion is its a big pain in the @ss and you will be better of paying...
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    Don't forget the PDP-11 :)

    Don't forget the PDP-11 :)
  42. Sticky: That sounds exactly like what happens if you have...

    That sounds exactly like what happens if you have a DirectTivo with out the noscramble module/patch. That's not the problem is it?
  43. Sweet!!! Thanks to everyone on the dev and...

    Sweet!!!

    Thanks to everyone on the dev and alpha testing teams! Going to download and install now.
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    You could always get someone to anonymously post...

    You could always get someone to anonymously post it to a usenet news group. That way people with an interest could find a copy, but you wouldn't have to burden DD with the legal hassle.
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    None that I am aware of, and if there was I don't...

    None that I am aware of, and if there was I don't think you would be happy with the results. It would have slap both fields into a single frame to pull it off without transcoding the data.
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    I had problems with the release version of...

    I had problems with the release version of BeSweet adding clicks and pops when going from 32k to 48k. I updated to the latest beta version of BeSweet from their home page and the clicks went away. ...
  47. I use a simple avisynth script to edit with...

    I use a simple avisynth script to edit with virtualdub. You have to make a .d2v file with DVD2AVI, but then its YUV data right through the editor.

    Something like this works for me when I've...
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    I use BeSweet all the time with great sucess. I...

    I use BeSweet all the time with great sucess. I use

    BeSweet.exe" -core( -input "%~n1.mpa" -output "%~n1.wav" -2ch ) -ota( -norm 0.98 ) -ssrc( --rate 48000 )

    to convert the mp2 to a wave. I...
  49. Sounds like one more reason to curse your local...

    Sounds like one more reason to curse your local cable company :)
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    I know its off topic but... I'd really like to...

    I know its off topic but... I'd really like to get into more advanced batch file scripting under winxp. Can anyone point me towards some resources that will tell me about %~d0% ~p0% etc?
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    I don't use the audio offset since the logic is...

    I don't use the audio offset since the logic is inverted when its returned from TyDemux. It doesn't seem like its been a problem. I've never noticed 10ms of offset :)

    I did have consistant audio...
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    Yes, you need to use 2lame to get mpeg compliant...

    Yes, you need to use 2lame to get mpeg compliant audio. Sounds like your 2lame modules are corrupt/didn't get installed. Go re-download the BeSweet package and reinstall it again.
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    -lame will use the lame engine to make an mp3. ...

    -lame will use the lame engine to make an mp3. You need an mp2 (or my personal favorate, an AC3). Look into using 2lame in place of lame.
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    TyDemux will correct the variable frame rate...

    TyDemux will correct the variable frame rate stuff so the resulting file comes out 29.97. If you want an mpg file you will need to mux the audio and video files. You can use mplex or tmpeg or...
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    To use TyDemux, you would use TyTool to get the...

    To use TyDemux, you would use TyTool to get the .ty file in .ty mode (not in split mode). Then you feed the .ty file through TyDemux and you get an m2v (video) file and a mpa (audio) file that is...
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    You might want to try using TyDemux as a...

    You might want to try using TyDemux as a replacement for vsplitmux. I've had better luck with it.
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    If its a stand alone unit, it has nothing to do...

    If its a stand alone unit, it has nothing to do with direct tv. No cards, no access numbers.

    You can set it up to take video input from the sat decoder (or a cable box) via s-video or composit...
  58. BeSweet doesn't have a GUI at all. Its a CLI...

    BeSweet doesn't have a GUI at all. Its a CLI tool that really works best in a scripting environment. BeSweetGUI is a addon that provides a GUI interface for those that need the crutch. I find the...
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    Re: tydemux

    I use TyDemux pretty much exclusively now. I was never able to get the TyTool stuff to work without audio sync problems. Olaf's TyDemux has been working for me since 3.0, so I haven't tried...
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    Maybe the drive is fixing bad sectors by maping...

    Maybe the drive is fixing bad sectors by maping in reserved good sectors. If thats the case, it can make what should be a series of sequential reads jump all over the place without warning.

    just...
  61. If you are working with an SA (stand alone tivo),...

    If you are working with an SA (stand alone tivo), I suggest you re-encode the video if you have the time. The SA does a pretty poor job at making small files (since it has to do its job in real...
  62. Re: Success >2Gb, plus audio upsample

    I strugled with a similar problem (clicks in the audio). I found using the latest beta from the besweet home page fixed the clicks. Here is the command line I'm using in my batch file...

    ...
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    I know your work is done with DTV files, but I...

    I know your work is done with DTV files, but I have been doing this with SA files for a little while. I have found that I can get much smaller files out of CCE then the SA Tivo records. It seems...
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    Who wants a PVR that works "just like a VCR"? ...

    Who wants a PVR that works "just like a VCR"? Hasn't anyone used a TiVo? Why doesn't anyone seem to get it?
  65. You might consider using WinRar to make several...

    You might consider using WinRar to make several smaller files from the one big one. That way if it has a problem, you can just restart from the last file.
  66. Since I'm trying to do this all in windows, it...

    Since I'm trying to do this all in windows, it was challenging. I was able to find a windows port (using cygwin.dll). I found it at http://themurrays.homeip.net/downloads/tivo/tivo.html

    I've got...
  67. Sounds like the best candidate for your testing...

    Sounds like the best candidate for your testing would be a low bitrate long recording. I'm sure if I don't have something already, I could record something (are two samples better then one?)

    Is...
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    Those lines are an artifact from "Interlacing". ...

    Those lines are an artifact from "Interlacing". This is a method NTSC (and PAL) uses to keep the 30 frame per second video from flickering.

    You have two options. The easiest one is to use a...
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    Just because I like to spread the word... The...

    Just because I like to spread the word... The best memory test program I have found is memtest86. It is free, doesn't require an OS to be installed, and is very good at finding difficult errors.
    ...
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    How about .TarVo ? It kind of rolls off the...

    How about .TarVo ? It kind of rolls off the toungue :)
  71. My one and only short term feature request is...

    My one and only short term feature request is inline audio frequency resampeling. This is a very important step in getting from an SA tystream (32k audio) to DVD compliant (48k audio).

    Since the...
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    Can I assume you replaces the bios chip to keep...

    Can I assume you replaces the bios chip to keep the series2 from replacing your edited files?
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    Well, on an SA it looks like this: ...

    Well, on an SA it looks like this:


    [FrontRoomTiVo /etc]# cat boot.expect
    #!/usr/bin/expect

    send "Hit \'b\' to boot from JEI (timeout in 20 seconds)\n"
    set timeout 20
    expect {
    b {...
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    Thanks for the link. ...

    Thanks for the link. http://mpucoder.kewlhair.com/donate.html worked. I just sent in my donation.
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    Well its a bit more work, but you can always use...

    Well its a bit more work, but you can always use the tried and true:


    Tivo -> vsplit -> .m2v -> DVD2avi -> VFAPIconv -> VirtualDub -> divx encoded avi
    | ...
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    I've had good luck from...

    I've had good luck from http://www.cdrdvdrmedia.com/ I got the DVD-Pro 25 pack and haven't had a bad burn on my A04 yet.

    They are $1.08 each in 50 packs with free ground shipping.
  77. Thread: 480x480

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    Get your self a copy of zoom player for viewing...

    Get your self a copy of zoom player for viewing tivo streams on your computer. It has built in aspect ratio overides so you can force 4:3 mode regardless of the input aspect ratio. Its a pretty...
  78. Burning DVD's with Ifoedit is most definately a...

    Burning DVD's with Ifoedit is most definately a topic that deserves its own thread.
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    Looks like the newest version of IFOedit wild on...

    Looks like the newest version of IFOedit wild on the net is 0.95. I sure hope the author doesn't get too distracted with his new project (dvdxcopy) and forgets to release the newer IFOedit :(
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    I have also used Goldwave to open an mp2 file and...

    I have also used Goldwave to open an mp2 file and save it out as a wave file. Its slow, but its more hands on then BeSweet. I do it this way when I want to have serious control over normalising...
  81. Any tricks to getting more then one program on a...

    Any tricks to getting more then one program on a DVD?
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    A newer method has also come up. The newest...

    A newer method has also come up. The newest versions of IFOEdit can create a valid DVD image from a m2v m2a pair. No checks will be done for DVD compliant data (it will accept 480x480 or something...
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    If you do a little searching I believe you will...

    If you do a little searching I believe you will find that nobody (that wants to admit it anyways) has sucessfully hacked a series 2 box to extract the video. All Series 2 units have protection such...
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    Ya, I was thinking about the tytool situation. ...

    Ya, I was thinking about the tytool situation. Ignore my references to client and server.

    Since you aren't limited to cutting on I frames, I could see a problem trying to add two (or more) cut...
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    Once you have released the new text based cutting...

    Once you have released the new text based cutting I'll probably try using M2-edit to generate an edit decision list. It will be pretty easy to make an excel spreadsheet to account for the first...
  86. What more do you need samples of? I have 7 more...

    What more do you need samples of? I have 7 more clips like the 2a, 2b, and 2c ones I already uploaded. I also have some long stuff from before the 3.0 SA software update and a tivo full of clips. ...
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    Holy Fu*kin Sh!t. From 2500 lines to 450? Thats...

    Holy Fu*kin Sh!t. From 2500 lines to 450? Thats amazing! And like a 300% speed increase (if I'm reading that right) to boot.

    My hero :)
  88. I'm uploading them now. 2c.ty is the most tricky...

    I'm uploading them now. 2c.ty is the most tricky of the bunch. It has a hole somewhere in the middle. Pretty much everything I've used to convert audio to 48k looses sync after the hole.

    Would...
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    I haven't tried the DVD output from bbMpeg. In...

    I haven't tried the DVD output from bbMpeg. In fact, I haven't used anything that outputs VOB files at all. Most of the time I've been working in DVD Maestro.

    Lately I've been trying out the...
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    The last time I looked at PlayItAgainSam, I get...

    The last time I looked at PlayItAgainSam, I get the feeling it won't work on my 3.0 Tivo. As a concept, its interesting though. There is something to be said about doing the edits using the already...
  91. I saw this same problem on my USA SA box. A...

    I saw this same problem on my USA SA box. A reboot seemed to fix it.
  92. I have some SA ty files to upload, but the ftp...

    I have some SA ty files to upload, but the ftp server wasn't answering. Is it down?
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    Re: Re: 720x480 480x480 ? audio ?

    Josh, you've made my day! In-mux audio transcoding was the last piece I needed to get from SA to DVD with perfect audio. I'm thrilled to know its on the todo list somewhere.

    I will wait patently...
  94. As long as there are no OOB packets, it seems...

    As long as there are no OOB packets, it seems like almost anything will work. My problem is almost all of my extractions have OOB packets :(

    I have done some initial testing using the new muxing...
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    EDL formats

    Okay, EDL's can be more complex then we need (think multi sources and different types of transitions). There is a good document with all of the gory details here...
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    What you are describing is very similar to how...

    What you are describing is very similar to how video editing studios do things. First you digitize in all of your master tapes at a low resolution so it's easy to shuttle through it. Using those...
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    Any chance for a non time limited version in the...

    Any chance for a non time limited version in the near future? Things seem to be working fairly well on version 1i. What issues are left to be addressd? How can I help? :)

    Thanks for all of the...
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    Seems that way. Someone had said both series 1...

    Seems that way. Someone had said both series 1 and 2 boxes will download the files, but only series 2 will install them. I don't know for sure.
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    A quick search over at AVS shows that v3.2 is...

    A quick search over at AVS shows that v3.2 is infact out for series 2 SA's. Apparently the -n in the file names shows which box it is intended for.
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    It looks like my post on audio conversion got...

    It looks like my post on audio conversion got eaten somewhere...

    It failed. I tired using besweet directly and using winamp + VirtualDub to make the 48k wave output and then using besweet to...
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    Oh, and DVDMaestro gives me the dreaded Temporal...

    Oh, and DVDMaestro gives me the dreaded Temporal Reference in GOP error on mux1i ouptut (demuxed from the muxed output)

    :(
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    My SA test clips look good with mux1i. Good...

    My SA test clips look good with mux1i. Good video and the audio stays in sync throughout.

    I tried editing a bit in M2edit, but it started loosing sync after the first cut (it seemed to keep sync...
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    M2-edit Dr M

    I ran a short clip though Dr M in M2-edit 5.0. Dr M is a Mpeg checker of sorts. Here is what it though was wrong with my SA clip (using 1i)


    Examination for...
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    As soon as there is a SA version available, I...

    As soon as there is a SA version available, I will be happy to run edit tests using M2-Edit pro 5.0 and mpeg2vcr :)

    Keep up the good work. It feels like its really coming together now.
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    Yay. This means the SA version won't be too far...

    Yay. This means the SA version won't be too far behind :)

    I've really been enjoying following this developement in near real time. It can be facinating stuff.
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    Pretty please? With sugar on top :)

    Pretty please? With sugar on top :)
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    Its darn near impossibile. See this thread for...

    Its darn near impossibile. See this thread for more info http://www.dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16802
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    Re: VSPLIT #13 Mux 1c...

    I haven't looked at every second of every clip in my testbed, but spot checks show no problems in smoothness of playback. I am using zoom player and the elecard v2.0 beta codec.

    All of my test...
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    No problem. I'm standing by with 10 5 min clips...

    No problem. I'm standing by with 10 5 min clips and a nice batch file to automate the testbed.

    Does anyone know how to run TMPGEnc muxing or bbMpeg muxing from the command line?
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    I have found "late nigh with Conan O'Brian" to be...

    I have found "late nigh with Conan O'Brian" to be a good program for watching sync. The beginning of the show always shows Max the drummer playing and the opening monologue is usually pretty close...
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    Well Jdiner, I'm confused. By your explination...

    Well Jdiner, I'm confused. By your explination CBR should be easy and all working. This is not the case for any SA CBR streams I have. Am I missing something?
  112. Or not...

    Well, I take it back. The above method only seems to work (maintain audio sync) if there are no "Out Of Bounds" packets in the tystream file.

    Back to the drawing board...
  113. Solution Found!!!!!

    Well, I finaly found a combination of programs that get the job done! It's nothing new, its basicaly the same thing jdiner suggested months ago. I'm not sure why it didn't work for me before. I...
  114. Re: A/V timestamps coming out of DirectShow MPEG2 Demultiplexer

    I am seeing prefect sync when looking at SA streams extracted with tytool, split with vsplit, and muxed with bbMpeg. Playing the video in GraphEdit shows the file in perfect sync all the way though,...
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    You should check out...

    You should check out http://www.hitormiss.org/tivo/

    Looks like he is doing something similar to what you want to do.
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    The Screen mode shows you the text that TiVo is...

    The Screen mode shows you the text that TiVo is showing on the current screen, but it doesn't show you any video at all.

    Its meant to be a way to navigate the menus in the native TiVo format.
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    I take this back. My test was flawed. [Edit:...

    I take this back. My test was flawed.

    [Edit: I checked it again and mpeg-vcd program stream didn't keep the audio in sync no matter what I did.]


    Here is how I am testing sync...

    Extract...
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    The muxer in mpeg-vcr has given me bad sync. I...

    The muxer in mpeg-vcr has given me bad sync. I say it failed.

    I have had sucess with bbMpeg (AKA avi2mpg2) when used as just a muxer. Its a bit tricky to get configured, but there are...
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    Got the following on a SA tystream using...

    Got the following on a SA tystream using vsplit13c:



    Processing 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien-.ty': (10 chunks per tick)
    Detected Tivo Type: Standalone
    Detected Audio Stream Type: MPEG Layer...
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    I can create a timing video in mpeg if someone...

    I can create a timing video in mpeg if someone else can get it into the tivo. I'd play it in, but I don't have any Tivo's set for s-video input.
  121. Did I miss the release of 5r2? Where can I...

    Did I miss the release of 5r2? Where can I download it?
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    I ran vsplit13c on several 1 hour SA streams. No...

    I ran vsplit13c on several 1 hour SA streams. No errors or strangeness.
  123. I have tried that same method over and over...

    I have tried that same method over and over again. I always end up with 1/2 to 2 full seconds of drift at the end of a 1 hour piece. I'm not doing any edits at all. I do notice that the video...
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    Yep, that worked (finally!). I wasn't able to...

    Yep, that worked (finally!).

    I wasn't able to get the nowshowing listing with myworld killed, but everything went very smoothly if I killed switcherstart after I got the listing in tytool.
    ...
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    Lets see... This is from my 212 which is running...

    Lets see... This is from my 212 which is running 3.0


    [BedRoomTiVo ~]# ps waux
    USER PID %CPU %MEM SIZE RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND
    root 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? SW ...
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    How to kill myworld?

    So here is my problem. I've got a whole pile of shows I want to get off of my tivo to make room for the upcoming fall season. Every time I try to extract something from this tivo (a 212) it almost...
  127. You are using AVISynth to re-encode (AKA...

    You are using AVISynth to re-encode (AKA transcode) the video right? I'm trying to avoid that.

    I'm getting the feeling I'm going to have to buy a DTivo system to get this to work properly.
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    I didn't see any ### or $$$ on the 13 1 hour ty...

    I didn't see any ### or $$$ on the 13 1 hour ty files I have handy.

    There was an occastion where I had old style messages with out the matching new style messages
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    I thought I remember something about the Series 1...

    I thought I remember something about the Series 1 Tivo's CPU doesn't have enough speed to push data out much faster then 12 or 15Mbps (just over 10BaseT)

    Sound familar to anyone?
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    Here is the only one that was truly different for...

    Here is the only one that was truly different for me. I'm attaching the whole thing zipped. The funny part is the line that starts ###.

    Also, I'm seeing a lot of these "55555 -> There is no...
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    The SA audio is 32k. The DVD standard calls for...

    The SA audio is 32k. The DVD standard calls for 48k audio only. I have never been able to transcode the audio from 32k to 48k without loosing sync completely.

    Its a nice thought though.
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    How can we tell? I assume vsplit (v13) will give...

    How can we tell? I assume vsplit (v13) will give some error message?

    I know when 3.0 came along, the green bar went away. Could your changes have happened at the same time?
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    Well, you're only looking for SA 3.0 streams...

    Well, you're only looking for SA 3.0 streams right? And you only want cuts that start from 1 (or 0).

    Anything else you want to make sure you get? VBR? CBR? best, high, medium, and low?
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    I'd be happy to supply some SA 3.0 streams too. ...

    I'd be happy to supply some SA 3.0 streams too. I can give you huge ones or just trim off a piece. Let me know if you still need some files.
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    Sorry, that's the next line in the "hole in the...

    Sorry, that's the next line in the "hole in the bucket" song. Didn't mean to confuse you with it.
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    with what shal we fix it? ...

    with what shal we fix it? ...
  137. Laserfan, can you give me the specifics on how...

    Laserfan, can you give me the specifics on how you are using PVAStrumento to find the proper offset? Are you useing mpeg-vcr to mux once without any offset, then using PVAStrumento to find the...
  138. Audio sync problems when making DVDs from SA streams

    Okay. I'm trying to make video DVD's from SA extracted tystreams. The fundamental problem involves the frequency of the audio portion. The SA tivo always creates 32k audio files. DVD compliant...
  139. Thanks for the info. I'm glad to see I'm not the...

    Thanks for the info. I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who is dealing with these issues.

    I have a copy of PVAStrumento, but I hadn't thought to use it in this way. I'll give that a try since...
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    I haven't tried using winamp 2.0 for this (winamp...

    I haven't tried using winamp 2.0 for this (winamp 3.0 doesn't seem to have the same diskwriter output option), but I have used goldwave to save the mpa to wav and then use besweet to convert the wave...
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    Here is what I tried... I muxed a m2v and m2a...

    Here is what I tried...

    I muxed a m2v and m2a pair using TMPGEnc V2.57.41.146 full mux (not simple) to a mpg file. I tried to load that file into VirtualDub 1.4.10 but I get the error "MPEG...
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    #1

    Since I have never been able to convert 32k audio to 48k without messing up the sync, I have never been able to burn an in sync DVD from a simple pair of vsplit files.

    Since my goal is to burn...
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    Re: Great Sounding Audio

    I only see your message about the double post.
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    Re: Tivo to DVD, quick and dirty!!!!!

    What was your secret to getting great sounding audio?

    Whenever I use TMPGEnc to convert 32k to 48k, it sounds like grabage. Lots of scratchy clicking. I haven't even tried using the TMPGEnc...
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    For anyone curious, that turned out to be the...

    For anyone curious, that turned out to be the answer I was looking for.

    If you use a value of less then 11 for -l, it appears to not work at all.
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    I haven't personally done any work with inserting...

    I haven't personally done any work with inserting video back into TiVo, but I've read about it here http://dealdatabase.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16238. I know they are starting with...
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    We might find some hints by looking at the...

    We might find some hints by looking at the hardware encoders. Does anyone have access to the datasheets for the Sony encoder? I know the TiVo still changes the data it gets from the encoder, but...
  148. Thread: SVCD help

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    Oh, in that case... I bought the 25Pack DvdPro...

    Oh, in that case...

    I bought the 25Pack DvdPro shown at http://store.yahoo.com/cdrdvdrmedia/dvdprobul47d.html

    Not a bad deal for $31.25 and free shipping.

    I also picked up a few DVD-RW's to...
  149. Thread: SVCD help

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    Re: DVD is the way to go!

    I recently bought 25 DVD-R's from http://www.cdrdvdrmedia.com/dvdr.html

    I'm sure their DVD+R's are decent too. The shipping was much lower then some of the other places I had looked into.

    Enjoy
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    I have been playing with burning SA extracted...

    I have been playing with burning SA extracted files to DVD. My goal is to cut out the commercials so that I can fit 4 "1 hour" 3,500kps episodes on a single 4.7Gig DVD.

    I've been using DVDMaestro...
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