4 More SDV HD Channels

February 19th, 2008 · No Comments

As of yesterday, Time Warner Austin has added an additional four new HD channels to the local cable lineup. As expected, these are all SDV (Switched Digital Video) which means that my Tivo can’t get them. Here’s the new lineup: TLC HD (channel 1615) — The Learning Channel in HD. Seems to be simulcast (showing […]

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Problems With Our Tivo S3?

February 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Kimberly told me that, in the middle of the day today while she was watching TV, the ‘Live TV’ remote button stopped toggling between tuners on the Tivo S3 and instead would only bring up the guide. This is the second time in a little over a week that this has happened to us. She […]

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Update on Tivo and SDV

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments

After browsing the web tonight, I’ve found the following signs of progress that eventually (2008 Q2???) my Tivos will be able to get SDV (Switched Digital Video) channels from Time Warner Austin. (For a brief description of SDV, please see my earlier post.) First is an actual published specification for what is now apparently being […]

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Programming A Pronto and Some Tivo Weirdness

February 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Last weekend I was updating the layout and programming of my Pronto TSU3000 remote to control our Tivo Series 3 — we had previously had that in a different room but recently moved it into the media room with the projector. Full Tivo control of our 120″, 1080p HD, picture! SWEET! HD quality Tivo totally […]

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