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JamieL2
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Fri, Apr 2, 2021 11:33 PM

No buffer when I turn on TV

More often than not, when I turn on my TV there's no buffer of the channel currently showing. Why would this happen?  I never turn off my DVR.  Also, on the Tivo I used to have, you could see buffers for 4-5 different channels. Is that available on this DVR?

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1 m ago

I am wondering about that too, it used to never do this, its like the buffer goes away when the tv is off and the HDMI handshake is broken

ANYONE have a reason/theory?

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1 m ago

turn off power saver on DVR and turn off CEC control on the set top box and TV.

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@Rustyben it seems ridiculous that I’d need to turn off CEC control just to use this function.

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The settings are already as you indicated. It happened today, after I had been watching a saved show. I went to live tv and went to record the program that was playing (40 minutes in), and it didn’t record anything buffered.

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25 d ago

the recording will not 'add' the buffer the recording begins when you start the recording.

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@Rustyben  it USED to do that

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@Rustyben that’s just stupid.what’s the point of having a buffer if you can’t record it?

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Not saying your response is stupid - just that the DVR would work that way.

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