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Who controls whether the DVR recorders 1 or 2 programs at the same time. My DVR is suppose to do 2 and won't. What do I need to do to fix it?

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Have you tried rebooting the DVR and removing the card that came with the DVR if its one that was provided to by one of the satellite company's such as Directv or Dish.

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I had a new dvr added to my TWC cable services,but installer did not totally explain how to record or find recordings after taping. Can anybody tell me how to remedy this problem?


http://www.timewarnercable.com/en/support/faqs/faqs-tv/on-screeng/iguide/how-do-i-record-a-show-using-m.html

How do I record a show using my DVR and i-Guide?

There are multiple ways to do this:
  1. Press the RECORD button on your remote control while watching a program to begin recording. An overlay will appear on your screen to let you know you have started recording.
  2. From the TV listings grid, highlight the show you want to record and press the Record button.
  3. From any program information screen, highlight the Record icon and press the OK/Select button on your remote to schedule a recording. Follow the on-screen prompts for additional recording options.
Manually schedule a recording for a specific time or channel:
  1. Press the MENU button on your remote control then select the DVR icon.
  2. Or, if available, press the My DVR button on your remote control.
  3. Select the start time, end time and day that you want to record.
  4. Press Confirm.
  5. In the channel list that appears, select the channel to record from.
  6. Select Record to confirm your settings or select Recording Options for additional options.
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Need to recover data from DirecTV R15 DVR receiver hard drive


First, sorry for the delay in respoding to your post. I did notice that you had a prior question about the Power Supply on an R15 DVR. Does the unit have a manufacture code of 500(found on the right hand front Flip Door of the DVR)? If so, I might be able to help you in repairing the Power Supply. As far as I know, getting your DVR up and running again is the only way to watch your previously recorded programs. As far as retreiving programs from your old Hard Drive via other methods, I probably won't be able to help you there. When I had both of my identical DVR 15 500's apart for a parts swap to diagnos a failed Phototransistor(infra-red sensor for the remote control), I also tried to swap out the Hard Drives. This is what I found: When you swap a Hard Drive into another DVR, it won't play any of the programs previously recorded. However, if you record new programs on the swapped Hard Drive then they will be playable on this current setup. Now, if you swap the Hard Drive back to the original DVR it came out of, the programs will once again be accessible except for any that you might have recorded while the Hard Drive was in the other DVR. So, in conclusion, when programs are recorded on a particular DVR, it is encoded electronically to play back only in that DVR via communication from the Motherboard and the Hard Drive. I know, it sucks, but that is why I was asking if you are pretty sure the Power Supply is at fault. If so, I received info from this forum on how to fix the issue. Also, if the attempt fails, Ebay has some previously owned DVR's for sale and maybe you can get one for spare parts. Remember, the Power Board and Front Display Control Panel are the only interchangeable parts IF you want to view the programs on your DVR's Hard Drive. Let me know what your DVR does when you plug it in. That will go far in further diagnostics of your DVR.

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My dish network DVR says it is recording a show in the guide but doesn't show up in my list of recordings. I have two tvs. I watch on tv 2. Why can't I watch my programs. I was told what ever...


Hi my nameis Mike Houston of DISH Network and I see you can not watch recordings on TV2and you can't watch and record at the same time. The first thing you will wantto do is make sure the receiver is in Dual mode, I will send a link to helpwith these steps and if the problem still persist please e-mail me at michael.houston@dishnetwork.com. http://www.dishnetwork.com/SupportSection/same-video-2-tvs

Aug 04, 2011 | DISH Network DVR-625 DTV Receiver /...

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Can you record a program and watch live TV at the same time?


If you have a dual receiver, you can record to TV 2 and watch any program on TV 1. If you have 2 recordings taking place at the same time, you can only watch what is being recorded.

With a dual receiver, you can place the receiver in single mode and watch a different program even if 2 recording are taking place. In single mode both TV 1 and TV 2 will be watching the same program.

A solo DVR you can record to tuner 2 and watch what you want on TV 1. With the VIP 622 receiver, you have the Record Plus option, you can have all recording go to TV 2. If 2 recordings take place, then TV 1 and TV 2 are used.

Jun 29, 2011 | DISH Network ViP622 DVR DTV Receiver /...

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My dish network dvr stops recording some programs, i think its just shows that are to be recorded on tv 1. It will record only like 10 minutes or less and stops recording


jeff_rhondac,

Check the timers you have setup for the programs that are suppose to record. Make sure the timers are setup correctly. Do you have any timers setup to begin early and end late? A new software update rolled about 2 weeks ago. Did you start experiencing the problem after that? Also, how much available time is available on the HD? Please let me know so I can further assist you.

Thanks,

Ray Calo
DISH Internet Response Team

Jun 24, 2011 | DISH Network ViP722 DTV Receiver /...

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My DVR literally won't record anything. I click record on a future program, it says it will record, but once the time comes it turns grey and "broken" and will not record. Even on current...


I came across your post, andrea_paul_, and it caught my interest! I need to ask you a couple of questions to better understand the situation in order to optimally help you. Do you have DISH Network service? If you do, what is the model number of the receiver? That can be found on the front panel in the bottom left corner. If it says 'DVR' next to that number, is the TV screen giving you an error message? If so, let me know what it is.

May 27, 2011 | Samsung Televison & Video

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Why can't i see 1080p programs on my directv hd dvr? The test on the hdr says my receiver doesn't receive 1080p. My tv is a Sharp LC-62C42U which is suppose to receive 1080p!


Your DVR can't detect whether your TV can do HD or not. If the message is stating that your receiver (which is your DVR) can't receive 1080P, then you'll need to contact DirecTV for assistance. You may need to replace your DVR.

Mar 01, 2011 | Sharp LC-62C42U 42 in. LCD TV

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Won't record in HD. DVR shows to be recording, but when you click on the programmed HD channel (the one that's supposedly recording) it's blank and says "searching for satellite". Just started recently.


Have you tried rebooting the DVR and removing the card that came with the DVR if its one that was provided to by one of the satellite company's such as Directv or Dish.

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My Pioneer DVR-320-S tuner did not pick up the free-to air HD channels I can receive on my new HDTV. I am running the aerial through the DVD recorder to the TV. Can I run the aerial line into the TV and...


You might need a splitter (about 3 bucks at walmart) attach the Antenna to the side of the splitter with only one connection. Connect an RF cable to each of the remaining 2 connections. Run one wire to the DVR and the other to the TV. You can then watch one channel, and record on the other at the same time. You might not be able to record in HD if the recorder is not an HD recorder. Regular DVD recorders only record up to 500 lines, HD is rated at 720 or 1080 lines

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Dvr not recording


It sounds as if your going to need to replace the receiver as the hard drive has an error on it. I assume you can record live TV. There are also few 510's in the Dish Network service area throughout the country so my suggestion is to have Dish send the receiver to your home as opposed to creating a work order for a technician to come to your home as it will be hard to ensure you get the 510 back.If you decide to upgrade to a HD receiver try to get a model that does not have the internal hard drive but also has the expansion port on it. There is a one time fee to activate this port of 39.99. This amount will be recovered in the first year by using an external hard drive eliminating the 5.99 DVR fee every month. This option also allows you to have better control of your recordings and makes them portable. They also will not be lost by replacing the receiver. If you are a real big tv fan check out the sling box offers. Thanks for using Fix Ya.

Mar 17, 2009 | DISH Network DVR 510 DTV Receiver /...

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