I want to record digital tv using a A/D converter, but the energy
I want to set my timer to record digital TV using a A/D converter, but the EnergyStar feature of the A/D converter shuts the converter down after 4 hours of idle time. Is there a way to defeat the EnergyStar feature?
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You may have to set the channel 3/4 switch on the lower right rear of your TiVo to match the output setting of your Apex converter. If your Apex converter is equipped for L/R audio and video output you will get better results using a three-conductor cable to connect to your TiVo.
When timers are setup, it will record by default (unless it is changed) to TV 2. You can go into the receiver menu by pressing the Menu button on the remote. This will bring up the Main Menu on TV 1. Press 8 (Preferences) and then 5 (Record Plus). Just change the Record Preference to TV 1 instead of TV 2. If 2 timers are setup and they overlap, it will record to TV 2. I hope this helps.
Hello, Matthew Gonzales with DISH Network here. The default setting in our receivers are to automatically record everything onto TV2. You can change the setting by pressing menu-8- 5 (preferences-record plus), then you can either disable the feature, or set it to record onto TV1. If the feature is disabled, the show will record at whichever TV the timer is set up on. If it is set to TV1, all timers will attempt to record on TV1 (unless TV1 already has a recording going on it then it goes to TV2). Hope this helps.
You will not be able to record local station from a DTV converter connected thru a directv receiver unless there is a a/v input on the directv samsung receiver. Also check the user manual for this receiver if recording from an external source such as a DTV converter box is possible. The answer to seperating the DTV converter box from the directv samsung receiver is possible if your tv has multiple inputs. Try connecting the DTV box to the RF input and the directv samsung box to an a/v input then change inputs using the tv remote. you will need an av cable (yellow/ red/white) for the directv box and a rf jumper cable for the DTV box.
Okay, we can do this. Go to the menu on the satellite at either TV locations. and press 8 then 5. You are now at the Record Plus screen. Move the highlight to the record preferenceand toggle up or down to the desired record preference.After this ensure that you select enable on the activation side of the screen. You will then need to select done. Now you are in business! Thanks ffor using Fix Ya.
Can't go through the VCR in the normal way. The DTV box must be tuned to the channel you want to record and left there. Cannot tell VCR to tape one channel and watch another nor tape multiple timed and multiple channel shows unless the DTV is tuned to that specific channel. This makes most VSR functions useless.