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    Okay, now that some time has passed, has anything...

    Okay, now that some time has passed, has anything changed on the recommended models? I see they offer an HR22 now, but after reading a lot of poor reviews from Best Buy's web site, I'm very hesitant...
  2. Sticky: Just thought I'd pop in real quick to say I still...

    Just thought I'd pop in real quick to say I still love your tools. I use them every so often when I want to extract a show I recorded and convert it to Mpeg. Thanks again, jdiner. :)
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    ??? I think my PM box is open if anyone can...

    ???
    I think my PM box is open if anyone can spare some clicks.. ;)
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    Recording with new version

    Hi. Haven't been here in quite a while. I may have asked this before, but here goes. I have a subbed SAT-T60 w/v2.5.2 and I'm able to record shows fine. But when I try to upgrade the software to...
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    Damn. So if those don't, are there any older...

    Damn. So if those don't, are there any older models that could?
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    Can you extract shows to a computer? I like...

    Can you extract shows to a computer? I like keeping an archive of some shows, like Robot Chicken. :) I have a Sony SAT-T60 w/network & cache card. It's so simple to run TyTool and click start server...
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    Best HD DirecTV DVR for hacks?

    Is there a best DirecTV HD DVR out there? I'd like one capable of moddin and stuff. Mainly show extraction, and possible TivoWebPlus type interface. Anyone have any ideas on models? I really haven't...
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    I have the same setup as you and I'm wondering...

    I have the same setup as you and I'm wondering what I could do to fix it. All my recordings for today have gone okay. Everything with a season pass still works, just the display time is off. I got a...
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    Using 2.5.2 now. Want to upgrade to 3.5.

    nevermind...
  10. Sticky: Hey Jdiner. Glad to see you're still around...

    Hey Jdiner. Glad to see you're still around kicking out new versions. Needed to pop in and get the latest build. Keep up the good work.
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    I've finally modded my T60 case. I mounted a...

    I've finally modded my T60 case. I mounted a 120mm on the top-left rear of the case with a box around it, and a left over piece of an electrostatic air filter on top. I have the fan coming from a...
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    Sticky: 380's?

    I have a legit sub on a Sat-T60 DTivo. Of course my package comes with locals, but I only seem to get 0-100 locals, and I want the 380s since they're different.

    Is there anything that can be done...
  13. I've found a strange .ty file which when...

    I've found a strange .ty file which when processed with TyTool9r14 and create a DVD fileset then burn with Nero 5.5.10.35, I get frame freezes about every 2-3 seconds about five minutes into the...
  14. It was on page 5 of a post result search for all...

    It was on page 5 of a post result search for all my previous posts.. I knew I had posted in that thread at some point. :cool:
  15. Yall talkin bout this thread? Dtivo Video...

    Yall talkin bout this thread?
    Dtivo Video extraction, splitting, and muxing - Scripts, programs, and How-to's only
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    That's a little more than half a megabit. Doesn't...

    That's a little more than half a megabit. Doesn't seem good at all. Maybe you have some interference on your channel or something. See if you can select another one. Do you get better speed if you...
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    Who said anything about Trek images? ;)

    Who said anything about Trek images? ;)
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    shit.. They're fake?? If I had known that, I...

    shit.. They're fake?? If I had known that, I wouldn't have made a background image with'm. I did a search for her name to find photos and stuff. And this site came up with'm.

    Are you sure...
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    damn that chick is hot!:D

    damn that chick is hot!:D
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    damn!! Got yerself a database. ;) guess I asked...

    damn!! Got yerself a database. ;)
    guess I asked for it. :D

    I don't have anything right now. I'm making'm as I go along. So if some of the backgrounds I make seem generic, it's cause I have no...
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    Anyone have more requests? :D Come on, bring'm...

    Anyone have more requests? :D
    Come on, bring'm on! :p
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    Also tell your webmaster whenever you select Read...

    Also tell your webmaster whenever you select Read More..., it increments the Downloaded: value.
    So it ends up giving a false downloaded # times value.
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    well it looked like the site came back. but i was...

    well it looked like the site came back. but i was experimenting with the file sorts, and it locked again. i might have tried the options too fast and jumbed up the server.
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    yea, I was just viewing it too. And maybe just a...

    yea, I was just viewing it too. And maybe just a coincidence, but I tried selecting to view the files by File Name (i think), and it locked up. I think I saw that once the other day too. Just a throw...
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    I've seen that error message about 3-4 different...

    I've seen that error message about 3-4 different times now. Seems to happen maybe twice a day or so, but subsides after a few hours.

    Josh, ya think your admin can give me more space? :D
    My...
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    Have you tried the Single Socket networking mode...

    Have you tried the Single Socket networking mode yet? Or double if you're using single. Are you using the same nowshowing.tcl that came with 8r3? Why not just transfer in tystream mode if you have...
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    For those of you skimming over the posts looking...

    For those of you skimming over the posts looking for backgrounds,
    there's more HERE thanks to jdiner and his admin dude. ;)
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    oh, maybe while you're at it, if it's not too...

    oh, maybe while you're at it, if it's not too much trouble, to ask him if he could display the thumbnails at 160x120 4:3 format, instead of 120x120. Heck, if he could just add width="160"...
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    Should probably remove the Javascript redirect at...

    Should probably remove the Javascript redirect at the site. If Javascript is disabled, you never see the whole site.
    But cool so far. :)
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    Invader Zim

    zim.zip (115,669 bytes)
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    Jake 2.0

    Since the new website hasn't been posted, I'll upload the backgrounds here.
    jake20.zip (379,854 bytes)
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    So, does anyone have any background requests?

    So, does anyone have any background requests?
  33. Thread: Tytools & SVCD

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    So what exact error do you get in TMPGEnc when...

    So what exact error do you get in TMPGEnc when you try to transcode? Does it say your file "can not open, or unsupported"? If so, try some things to get a good encoder from one of my posts here. You...
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    Da Ali G Show

    Here's a Da Ali G Show background I made if anyone's interested.
  35. Are you using the latest TyTool version? It's at...

    Are you using the latest TyTool version? It's at 8r3 right now, with updates often. I know in some of the recent versions Josh has fixed many PTS resets. But with a DD PTS reset, it might get...
  36. You can't just edit out the commercials using...

    You can't just edit out the commercials using TyTool's GopEditor? It has worked for me in the past with DD audio. When I messed with demuxing DD audio, I had used TMPGEnc to demux, then used BeSweet...
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    Done a few more tests with the color palette....

    Done a few more tests with the color palette. Here's my updated finding if it helps in any way. Must name the palette file .RGB for use in dvdauthor.
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    000000
    000000
    000000
    000000
    FFFFFF =...
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    Press Thumbs Up To Record

    Anyone know how this works on the DTivos? How does the DTivo know to display the 'Press Thumbs Up To Record' on certain show advertisements?

    Did anyone see the BMW commercial Saturday night that...
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    I still be here. :D For kicks I went to...

    I still be here. :D

    For kicks I went to Win98SE, and 8r1a even crashed there too.

    But looks like 8r1b solved the problem. Now works in Win98SE. Have to check in XP, but I'm sure it works there...
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    My 8r1a also still crashes while trying a sort....

    My 8r1a also still crashes while trying a sort. Using XP Pro without SP1, and haven't done updates since June 14. I also have Visual Studio 6.0 installed.

    I noticed the open/cancel/open/cancel bug...
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    Might not be too informative, but you could play...

    Might not be too informative, but you could play your video in PowerDVD and have it 'Show Information'. That way you could see at which points of the video the bitrate may spike or dip.

    Maybe try...
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    I use the Ligos MPEG-2 Decoder plugin at priority...

    I use the Ligos MPEG-2 Decoder plugin at priority 1. And everything seems to work fine. Try to find a Ligos plug-in. I think it works pretty good.
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    Re: Menu Site

    How about ya post a request? Which shows are you wanting backgrounds for?
    I'm sure some of the helpful artists here could click something together. :)
  44. You ever figure what the difference is with the...

    You ever figure what the difference is with the text colors in dvdauthor? The palettes I found didn't seem to match what they said they should be. But wasn't sure if it was something I messed up on...
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    For anyone wanting to see what their own overscan...

    For anyone wanting to see what their own overscan is, or just to trip out on all the colours, and perhaps if ya got a DVD RW, you can try this overscan_test.BMP background.

    Each outside square is...
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    Yea, I guess every TV will have its own overscan....

    Yea, I guess every TV will have its own overscan. My friend's 16:9 in 4:3 mode displays about 680 width, just a guess. But his screen chopped the top a bit more than mine did, so I couldn't see the...
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    I did some tests with 720 and 704 widths. And...

    I did some tests with 720 and 704 widths. And there were no visible differences on my TV. In fact, both had the exact same visible area, 630x453, due to my TV overscan. To find it, I kept making...
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    You can check out this sticky thread...

    You can check out this sticky thread database of DVD players which can play TyTool DVDs.

    I like my RCA RC6001P progressive scan DVD player. Plays all my outa-spec SVCDs (XSVCD) & outa-spec DVDs...
  49. Is it really difficult to pull the images out? I...

    Is it really difficult to pull the images out? I could modify them, then just taking them out and putting them back in I'm not too sure about.
  50. Check this site...

    Check this site, as posted by phoenixZed in another thread. Cool site. Puts my gfx work to shame. :o
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    I picked 720x480 cause that's what jdiner uses...

    I picked 720x480 cause that's what jdiner uses for his menus. But I still haven't tested 704x480 yet to see if there's any visual difference. I would guess they suggest starting with a larger image...
  52. If your extractions are small enough and you're...

    If your extractions are small enough and you're using windows, you can use "FC 1.ty 2.ty /B" at the command prompt to compare any differences, if any. I've found no differences between TyStudio and...
  53. Menu backgrounds

    If anyone's looking for menu backgrounds to import into the upcoming TyTool, check out this thread.
    Feel free to post your own backgrounds too. :)
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    Sharing TyTool Menu Backgrounds: post your work

    Since TyTool(7r11?) will be able to import a .BMP for a menu background, I reckon a dedicated thread for sharing is in order. :)

    .BMP format
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    Dimensions: 720x480
    Color Depth:...
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    So you haven't done any audio transcoding? It's...

    So you haven't done any audio transcoding? It's just the plain DD audio passed to the DVD? You using a DTivo? If so, which tivo os version? Have you tried many different shows with DD5.1? You have...
  56. :D

    :D
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    I got a DVD that does not play on a certain...

    I got a DVD that does not play on a certain player. It's squished, so I think it's the 480x480 that's killin it. Too bad there ain't no way to patch some bytes to make a 480x480 stream play at...
  58. menu colours

    Here's what I found messing with a .rgb palette file. Doesn't quite jive with what this site says the colours are. Don't know why. But here is an example in RRGGBB format.

    000000
    000000
    000000...
  59. That'd be neat for those times you only have 1...

    That'd be neat for those times you only have 1 show burn, and it starts playing automatically.
  60. I haven't done the 704 tests yet. But I did some...

    I haven't done the 704 tests yet. But I did some other screen area tests. I found that the inner most ~650x460 is all I see on my TV. Top, bottom, left, and right all get chopped. I think this...
  61. Alright. Thanks for the info, and a cool app. :)

    Alright. Thanks for the info, and a cool app. :)
  62. When you preview your menu, I think it's "what...

    When you preview your menu, I think it's "what you see is what you get". The menu is created @ 720x480 pixels. On my TV (27" 4:3), it looks like overscan (zoom). Cause about 30 pixels are cut off the...
  63. Mind if I ask how? Is it complicated? Or do I...

    Mind if I ask how? Is it complicated? Or do I have to change a pixel colour or something?
  64. I'm using the TyTool process to create a DVD file...

    I'm using the TyTool process to create a DVD file structure. Then I create my own menu.bmp and turn it into menu.mpg, then reinject that into the file project. But anyway, is there any other way to...
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    Do you know if version 2.5.2-01-1-011 is a common...

    Do you know if version 2.5.2-01-1-011 is a common update? My box is at this version now, and has been for quite some time. It started at 2.5.2-01-1-001 as usual, and of course I had turned on NOSDD....
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    LOL ;)

    LOL ;)
  67. Is there a way to change the DTivo graphics?

    Is there any way to change the graphics in the DTivo? Like different colours or something?

    I'd like to go Green instead of Blue. I can't believe they didn't include personalization options.
  68. Sorry, guess I was trippin'. I think was...

    Sorry, guess I was trippin'. I think was confusing HD widescreen content with standard widescreen content.
  69. You could try using TMPGEnc to recompress your...

    You could try using TMPGEnc to recompress your recordings. Maybe this howto could help you.
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    So the current version is at "3.14 09/03"? Or is...

    So the current version is at "3.14 09/03"? Or is it still at "3.14 08/03"?

    I still get confused when it is "3.14 8/03" or "3.14 9/03". Personal Bitch: It should be 3.14.x, etc... Oh well.. Masses...
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    new CD copy protection

    What do you think about the latest effort in protecting CDs?

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20030917/tc_nm/tech_copyright_dc_1
    ...
  72. a whee bit off topic, but since we're talking...

    a whee bit off topic, but since we're talking about 16:9.

    What happens when you put the Tivo into 16:9 mode? Like if you have a widescreen TV, does it put into an anamorphic format that your TV...
  73. Can do C, but never done did unix. Could maybe do...

    Can do C, but never done did unix. Could maybe do C++, cause it be close to C, but still never done did unix. But can do VB. Could do anything guess, but need software to program first.
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    I was going to suggest pitou, but looks like he...

    I was going to suggest pitou, but looks like he closed up shop. :mad:
    for which 1? 6000 or T60?
  75. Re: Aspect ratio etc.

    This is a problem in the new vbulletin code discussed here.
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    Why won't it handle the files? What type of...

    Why won't it handle the files? What type of message is it telling you? If your audio DD? I din't think TMPGEnc likes DD. Do you have a good MPEG-2 VFAPI plugin installed, like Ligos?

    In reading...
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    Re: Re: Post-processing MPEG editor for TyTool 7r10?

    Are you using a SA or DTivo?

    I haven't seen any differences between 7r8 and 7r10 with my DTivo TYs. TY Extractions are exact byte-for-byte between r8 & r10. And my muxed .MPGs are byte-for-byte...
  78. Re: Re: TyTool & .TY Icons I Created

    Well, actually the 1st tivo icon I think I took a screen cap of gopeditor.exe's icon, :D then got the reference colours from the tivo dev. site. And also the 2nd icon I took from pictures from the...
  79. TyTool & .TY Icons I Created

    If anyone's interested in changing their TyTool shortcut or .TY file icon, then try one of these. There's 155 to choose from. :D
  80. Re: 7r10 audio problem?

    Did you do any audio transcoding? Maybe you need to if you didn't. Try transcoding to #7-Dolby-48@384 when you mux your file. If you already tried #7 or your audio was already Dolby, try some of the...
  81. Re: TyTools 7r10 with DVD

    It works fine for me and others so far. This has been delt with in the past. You need to clear your browser cache. You still have an old page in there somewhere.
  82. custom menu.bmp

    EDIT: nevermind. I'll just experiment with using instructions from here on manually creating menu.mpg. To clear this up, after making my own menu.mpg file, do I then re-run the dvdauthor command in...
  83. Re: REALLY COOL STUFF

    The GUI I made is a working shell. All I'd need are the commands for the buttons to run all the external .EXEs from the shell. If tyool#r#.exe has embedded commands and functions, then it will be...
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    Dictionary...

    Dictionary
    Thesaurus
    :D
  85. I got my tivo opened up on a table too. Got a...

    I got my tivo opened up on a table too. Got a case fan blowing on the power supply heatsink and caps, and little 486 CPU fan with a little cereal box cardboard on one side to make a 90deg angle over...
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    almost sounds to me that your tivo is busted....

    almost sounds to me that your tivo is busted. sometimes you'll get stuck at 72% also. it has to read info from certain transponders, and if it can't, then it times out.

    you might want to see if...
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    Sorry for the previous harshness. Them damn...

    Sorry for the previous harshness. Them damn Mickey's hit ya hard. ;)

    Yea, I've used it for editing. 6/03 just crashed on me trying to save after 1 edit. Had also did another edit with another .mpg...
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    RANT issues i got with MPEG-VCR

    this is basically my rant post about MPEG-VCR. if you don't like rants, go to the next message.

    Okay, what version are we at right now. 3.14 (5/03), 3.14 (6/03), 3.14 (7/03), 3.14 (8/03)??? Come...
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    You should be able to load a .MPG or possibly a...

    You should be able to load a .MPG or possibly a .VOB back into TyTool7r8. I think it recognizes those file extensions. Then you could just re-encode your audio, if in fact you really do have audio...
  90. So if a DVD did have 24fps, would it require one...

    So if a DVD did have 24fps, would it require one of those DVD players that advertise they do automatic 3:2 pulldown?
  91. I've seen strange timing errors in TyTool's...

    I've seen strange timing errors in TyTool's output too. When I was making SVCDs, I've found if I use TyTool to "Process Single File" on a .TY and make a .M2V & .M2A/.AC3/.WAV, and then used TMPGEnc...
  92. sorry for the confusion and a bit off subject...

    sorry for the confusion and a bit off subject topic, but I've read that DVDs can only have DD and/or PCM. But how come here and here state that MPEG1L2 is part of the DVD spec? Is this now some sort...
  93. I've been able to create DVDs with Mpeg audio and...

    I've been able to create DVDs with Mpeg audio and play them no prob on my RCA RC6001P here in the states. When I first got my DVD burner I made an experiment RW with two different episodes. When I...
  94. anyone notice the ridiculous ebay prices, for broken tivos

    My god..It's blowing my mind what people want and what people will pay for broken Tivos on ebay.
    I saw one recently go for about $200...Broken!
    Amazing...
  95. What's the deal with "you" and "your" anyway? I...

    What's the deal with "you" and "your" anyway? I see the R skipped in "your" ALL the time. And have done it myself sometimes too.

    Maybe cause they are both complete words in themselves.

    Maybe...
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    Check out my post here...

    Check out my post here. You can find a newer version of the "everything" .zip (actually .rar) in this thread.
  97. Thread: Tytools & SVCD

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    Do you hear the hiss on your T60 while playing?...

    Do you hear the hiss on your T60 while playing? Try muxing with no audio transcoding. Then play the .MPG to see if you still hear the hiss. If so, then it's not TMPGEnc's fault.

    Are you using the...
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    The 1st nowshowing.tcl I tried didn't work for me...

    The 1st nowshowing.tcl I tried didn't work for me either. But the 2nd one worked. The wrong one did crash TyTool too. It'd be neat if TyTool could trap what's going wrong and alert the user to try...
  99. Thread: Tytools & SVCD

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    Re: Tytools & SVCD

    So what you mean by hiss? I have some shows too that have a bit of "noise" at the top. One is Courage the Cowardly Dog. Even when I play it on the Tivo, there's a bit of noise at the top. Doesn't...
  100. Re: Inverse Telecine (more than you ever wanted to know)

    Great explaination.
    Thanks for the input.
    It's a bit clearer now. :)
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    Try the latest version of TyTool. That might...

    Try the latest version of TyTool. That might solve your problem.
    Find it at the top of the sticky threads.
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    Good thing you didn't post that last letter. Or...

    Good thing you didn't post that last letter. Or I'd have to contact my lawyer. :D


    Yea, it's like robbing a bank, then laundring the money. Then you say, "See, the money's legal, I didn't do...
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    open the sucker up, pop the lid for the card...

    open the sucker up, pop the lid for the card slot, and shove your card in and watch it. see if it's a bit loose near the end. if that's the prob, ya might need to bend the switch lever a wee bit to...
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    Re: Weird issue. Is it TyTool or noscramble?

    Are your .TYs damaged in the first place? You might want to just MUX your .TY to a .MPG and see if you're getting blockies or not. It won't be SVCD compliant, but you'll get an idea if your original...
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    I think you'll want to use the option File->Split...

    I think you'll want to use the option File->Split Multiplex File(s).

    From "TyTool7r3- Release Notes.doc" that comes with TyTool7r7a:
    "Added to the File menu the "Split Multiplex files" option....
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    encrypted: ROT1 Jg zpv efdszqu uijt, uifo zpv...

    encrypted: ROT1

    Jg zpv efdszqu uijt, uifo zpv bsf jo wjpmbujpo pg uif ENDB! :D
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    So everyone ripping recordings from a SA Tivo is...

    So everyone ripping recordings from a SA Tivo is perfectly legal, right? Since SAs re-encode everything their own way, just like a VCR.

    There's no technological measures to bypass, deactivate, ......
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    try some other xplusz commands. then try the...

    try some other xplusz commands. then try the #0#12 info. see if anything is working. some might require a reboot for it to take place and change in #0#12.
  109. Could they be related to the transponder problems...

    Could they be related to the transponder problems that are going on right now? 30 & 32 seem to be giving lots of people problems.
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    Yea. 2.4GHz 11Mb/s equals 1.375MB/s. But in...

    Yea. 2.4GHz 11Mb/s equals 1.375MB/s. But in reality, I've seen our 2 mile 2.4 11Mb/s get an actual ~4Mb/s, which equals 0.5MB/s compared to ~2MB/s for TurboNet. But if you're transmitting closer, say...
  111. And if anyone's interested in spotting one...

    And if anyone's interested in spotting one, I think they all have a small notch on the PCB board above the RJ45 network connector and LED.
  112. What's wrong with the knock offs? :confused: I...

    What's wrong with the knock offs? :confused:
    I saved ~$90 on 3 cards.
    I get 2.0-2.2MB/s transfer with the dtivo off.
    These suckers work great, and saved me money for 11 six packs of Heineken. ;)
  113. Thread: TyTool Help

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    You should probably read the How To's in the...

    You should probably read the How To's in the stickys in this forum.

    You need to put those files on the Tivo drive. Pull the drive and hook it to your computer and copy them that way, or use the...
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    On one PC I get the same speed as you with...

    On one PC I get the same speed as you with TyStudio, but on another PC I get the max ~2MB/s. I run the same versions on both computers. So for me, it's gotta be a PC issue. Either my PC network card...
  115. Poll: that's a bummer, oh well. Is there still going to...

    that's a bummer, oh well. Is there still going to be DD->MP2 transcoding? I guess the only reason for that would be for people making VCD/SVCDs, but I seem to have found a good way of doing DD->MP2...
  116. Poll: The Local Directory is where TyTool will first...

    The Local Directory is where TyTool will first look when you want to work on a .TY file, i.e. Make Key File(s), Multiplex File(s), VOB-Mux File(s)...

    Don't forget about the "Options->Set Output...
  117. Alright, so I guess encode-and-see-for-yourself...

    Alright, so I guess encode-and-see-for-yourself is the only way for a windows user then.

    I like that I can use DVD2AVI directly on a .TY to see before I even think about converting it to an Mpeg,...
  118. The original file is: 23-Aug-01 05:00 5.1.2600.0...

    The original file is:
    23-Aug-01 05:00 5.1.2600.0 130,688 Afd.sys

    Interesting, a Microsoft update that's smaller. That's a first.
  119. I wouldn't know. I've only found Linux versions...

    I wouldn't know. I've only found Linux versions of Mplayer. But I'm using WinXP.

    Anyone know what a windows guy could do to play Tys and see a bit more technical details?
  120. Well in messing around, I've found that DVD2AVI...

    Well in messing around, I've found that DVD2AVI will load a .ty file. Very very crude and not really supported, but it'll open it right up and show you when your video changes to 24fps, 30fps,...
  121. I know about tystudio and stuff. It takes way...

    I know about tystudio and stuff. It takes way longer to get a quick view though, cause ya gotta index it, and the larger the .ty, the longer ya wait. DVD2AVI opens it in a split second, and the info...
  122. load .ty files into dvd2avi, but not fully supported

    Did anyone know you can load .ty files into DVD2AVI? I dragged one over for the heck of it, and it loaded it up.

    But there's no audio, and there's a few, or a lot depending on your recording,...
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    A good batch renaming tool.

    RenameFiles v2.41
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    I think it depends on the show if it's DD or not....

    I think it depends on the show if it's DD or not. I recorded 6 shows in a series from HBO, and 3 ended up as Mpeg Layer II, and the other 3 were DD 2/0. Strange.

    Are you using version 7r7 or 7r7a?...
  125. some experiments I did

    I just did a few experiments on a DTivo .ty with AC3 3/2.1 audio. My notes are below. Also found the same true on another .ty that had AC3 2/0 audio, i.e. only front left&right Dolby. This might be...
  126. Sticky: Create a compliant SuperVCD from video & DD5.1 (AC3) audio source

    Until TyTool can transcode AC3-->MPEG audio, use the below method for conversion.

    IF YOUR AUDIO IS DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1 (AC3)
    & YOU'RE NOT GOING TO CUT VIDEO
    (this will take a lot of hard drive...
  127. Sticky: Create a compliant SuperVCD from a video & Mpeg Layer II audio source

    Tested using TyTool7r7a, TMPGEnc 2.513.53.162, Nero 5.5.10.35, HeadAC3he 0.23a, BeSweet v1.4 w/GUI v0.6 b76.

    These guides are mostly for DTivos, but SAs could work. Straight extracted DTivo .MPGs...
  128. how can I tell if I need inverse telecine (24fps)?

    I got a .TY, and once encoded to an SVCD 29.97fps .MPG using TMPGEnc, I notice when I use PowerDVD and advance frame by frame manually, I see the video has 4 frames of movement, but the 5th frame is...
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    Hmm, strange. Near the end of your bad.ty file,...

    Hmm, strange. Near the end of your bad.ty file, there's a bunch of 00's. If I hex edit and cut just one 00 out, I can then process your bad.ty file.

    Wow, the latest tyStudio build won't even load...
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    DirecTV DVR wth Tivo commercial

    I get a kick out of the commercial when the guy says, "It's unbelievably pristine clear." :confused:
    What the heck is he watching!?
    Must not have his glasses on.
  131. Re: Re: TyTool: A/V Sync Offset

    Well, I guess you'd have to know exactly how Mpeg files are created to be able to understand Seq/GOP/I-Frame and know that A/V means audio sync offset. But it's clearer now.

    Ok, well I found the...
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    You should probably contact Jdiner. Use...

    You should probably contact Jdiner. Use TyFileSplit.exe and cut a small portion out where that error is, and send it to Jdiner for further analysis.
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    I'm using extreme 2.5.2's built-in turbonet...

    I'm using extreme 2.5.2's built-in turbonet drivers, and tserver_mfs6 with TyTool and am getting the 1.9-2.0. When I turn the unit off/standby, I get about 2.0-2.2.

    Try tserver_mfs6 on the Tivo,...
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    Re: Works, kinda...

    Yea, I think it does. With experiments I was doing in the beginning, I didn't understand the standard SVCD spec, so I just made SVCDs straight from Ty .MPGs. But giving those discs to my brother, I...
  135. TyTool: A/V Sync Offset

    When TyTool says "A/V Sync Offset segment 1: -21ms (i.e. plays 21ms late!)". Is it talking about the audio?

    If it is, how does it relate with BeSweet's "Set Delay to"?

    If I wanted to mess with...
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    Re: Tried TyTool 7r7

    TyTool is at version 7r7a now. But it does not support DD audio transcoding at the moment. You'll still need another program if you want to convert DD audio to MP2, like BeSweet. You can get it at...
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    EDIT: Got it read .MPGs again. I think my Ligos...

    EDIT: Got it read .MPGs again. I think my Ligos demo trial ran out or something. It used to work. Follow the instrustions from this post. Basically it says to install the K-Lite Codec Pack Full...
  138. Just in case you don't read the other thread, I...

    Just in case you don't read the other thread, I posted a GOP Editor bug. :)
  139. It's been looking good to me all morning. You...

    It's been looking good to me all morning. You sure you're looking in the correct thread?
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    EDIT3: Only do the HEX-EDITING below if you don't...

    EDIT3: Only do the HEX-EDITING below if you don't have a good MPEG-2 decoder installed into TMPGEnc and you're not able to import any .MPGs into it. Read the post near the top to install a good one...
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    You shouldn't be dealing with .AVIs. You must...

    You shouldn't be dealing with .AVIs. You must have selected uncompressed to make such a HUGE file. But then you'll just have to compress it back down to a ~400MB Mpeg2 SVCD stream anyway.

    I've...
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    Those instructions were written a long time ago....

    Those instructions were written a long time ago.

    Always use the latest version of TyTool. I think there's been a DD fix in this version. With older versions, sometimes when you had a PTS reset...
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    Re: TMPGEnc v2.513

    r0x, I think you can input all kinds of files to TMPGEnc. Like I just converted a .AVI to spec SVCD .MPG, and burned it with Nero. Worked fine on my player. Should work fine with TyTool created .MPGs...
  144. Just found a bug in the GOPEditor that comes with...

    Just found a bug in the GOPEditor that comes with TyTool7r6 & 7r7a. It seems to be Windows related, since 98SE & XP both cause it.

    Run GOP Editor
    Select File->Open KeyFrame File...
    Select Cancel...
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    Find your IPs

    Use Advanced IP Scanner to find all your IPs on your network. There's probably tons of other programs out there too, but this one is pretty small.

    The IPSCAN12.ZIP seems to contain both versions...
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    Cat, do you know if your DVD player will play...

    Cat, do you know if your DVD player will play over-spec SVCDs (xSVCD)? If not, then you'll get problems with your TyStudio encode, since the line near the bottom says "rough-guess multiplexed stream...
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    Are you using DHCP or have you set a fixed IP to...

    Are you using DHCP or have you set a fixed IP to your Tivo? Do you have a DHCP server if you're using that?
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    Did you get any type of error while creating your...

    Did you get any type of error while creating your .KEY file? Does the key file seem complete? I think for that size .TY it should be around 40-50MB. Not sure though, just a guess cause some of my...
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    RCA RC6001P

    I still stand by the RCA RC6001P progressive scan DVD player. You can find them around for $110 and sometimes for $99. Strange though, when they came out they were around $150, but the RCA web site...
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    David, funny avatar. Badness, why not just...

    David, funny avatar.

    Badness, why not just take your audio out, like fiber out, into a sound card. Then you could record pure digital audio into a computer? Unless there's a copyright bit in the...
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