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Can replaytv record buffer its buffer contents yet?

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Anonymous
November 18, 2004 2:50:59 AM

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If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...

Thanks,
-Will
Anonymous
November 18, 2004 12:13:33 PM

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No, but you can backup to any point in the buffer and output to a DVD
Recorder or VCR.

Chris Werner

"Will Mulloy" <wmulloy.usenet@zoemail.net> wrote in message
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> If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...
>
> Thanks,
> -Will
>
Anonymous
November 18, 2004 12:19:43 PM

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No, if you hit record it starts recording from that point & flushes the
buffer.

From:Will Mulloy
wmulloy.usenet@zoemail.net

> If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...
>
> Thanks,
> -Will
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Anonymous
November 18, 2004 2:40:02 PM

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On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 09:13:33 -0800, "Chris Werner"
<chris400@pacbell.net> wrote:

>No, but you can backup to any point in the buffer and output to a DVD
>Recorder or VCR.
>

Or another Replay.

>Chris Werner
>
>"Will Mulloy" <wmulloy.usenet@zoemail.net> wrote in message
>news:2004111723505937844%wmulloyusenet@zoemailnet...
>> If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Will
>>
>

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Anonymous
November 18, 2004 8:42:05 PM

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Will Mulloy wrote:

> If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...
>
> Thanks,
> -Will
>
You can record the buffer if you feed an output into an input and do a
manual record. Why anyone would do this is a mystery to me. Nobody I
know that has a Replay watches anything live.
Anonymous
November 18, 2004 8:42:06 PM

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Tony D wrote:
> Will Mulloy wrote:
>
>> If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...
>>
> You can record the buffer if you feed an output into an input and do a
> manual record. Why anyone would do this is a mystery to me. Nobody I
> know that has a Replay watches anything live.

I use my Replays to watch the news live.

Other than that most of the live TV I watch is HD. 8-)
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Anonymous
November 18, 2004 10:13:17 PM

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On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 17:42:05 -0500, Tony D <Tony_D@nospam.com> wrote:

>Will Mulloy wrote:
>
>> If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Will
>>
>You can record the buffer if you feed an output into an input and do a
>manual record. Why anyone would do this is a mystery to me. Nobody I
>know that has a Replay watches anything live.

Doing this would require having the replay recording from 2 sources
simultaneously, something it will not do.

For example, if you were watching a live show from input 1, and tried
to save the buffer by connecting an output to input 2 and record input
2. Doing this would require switching the Replay input away from input
1, which would cause loss of the part of the program not yet recorded
as well as causing the Replay to delete the buffer contents. You might
get a recording of a video feedback loop, but nothing of that program
you wanted.

How about trying things before recommending them?

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Anonymous
November 18, 2004 10:15:24 PM

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On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 16:23:53 -0700, Bill Cochell
<bcochell@po_TUDE_box.com> wrote:

>Tony D wrote:
>> Will Mulloy wrote:
>>
>>> If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...
>>>
>> You can record the buffer if you feed an output into an input and do a
>> manual record. Why anyone would do this is a mystery to me. Nobody I
>> know that has a Replay watches anything live.
>
>I use my Replays to watch the news live.
>

Better to record it. You can watch while recording. This prevents
interruptions from automatic recordings.

>Other than that most of the live TV I watch is HD. 8-)

You do need to do that. It looks like Replay will nave make a HD
model. That's why I've not subscribed to the HD channels on DirecTV.

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Anonymous
November 19, 2004 12:02:03 AM

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Will Mulloy <wmulloy.usenet@zoemail.net> shaped the electrons to say:
>If not, it's useless to me, but I was hoping to switch from tivo...

Just wondering why you were hoping to switch.

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November 19, 2004 5:44:14 AM

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Once I got away from VCRs for everything I hooked one up to the output of my
RTV. If I really do end up with something in the cache I can't live without I
can spin it out to tape.
I don't really surf on the RTV but I do end up watching whatever channel it was
last recording when I am done with my recorded show. As often as not this is
MSNBC (from Imus) and I will end up watching the news. Sometimes I do see some
clip I would like to save.
Anonymous
November 19, 2004 3:03:56 PM

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On 19 Nov 2004 02:44:14 GMT, gfretwell@aol.com (Greg) wrote:

>Once I got away from VCRs for everything I hooked one up to the output of my
>RTV. If I really do end up with something in the cache I can't live without I
>can spin it out to tape.
>I don't really surf on the RTV but I do end up watching whatever channel it was
>last recording when I am done with my recorded show. As often as not this is
>MSNBC (from Imus) and I will end up watching the news. Sometimes I do see some
>clip I would like to save.

I haven't had a need to save the buffer yet, but would probably record
it to another Replay.

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anyone of civilized taste." -- Evelyn Waugh
Anonymous
November 19, 2004 6:30:32 PM

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> Doing this would require having the replay recording from 2 sources
> simultaneously, something it will not do.
>
>
No, it does not. Many people record the live buffer by setting a manual
record and playing back the buffer from the beginning. You do not record
from 2 sources. Changing the tuner channel will empty the buffer, but of
course you don't do that. Granted, it is a PITA, but possible if you
have a need like watching something broacast live and an event happens.
You can look up a how-to on the avsforum archives.

>
> How about trying things before recommending them?
>

How about knowing what you're talking about before supplying "corrections".
November 20, 2004 3:41:21 PM

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On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 15:30:32 -0500, Tony D <Tony_D@nospam.com> wrote:

>
>> Doing this would require having the replay recording from 2 sources
>> simultaneously, something it will not do.
>>
>>
>No, it does not. Many people record the live buffer by setting a manual
>record and playing back the buffer from the beginning. You do not record
>from 2 sources. Changing the tuner channel will empty the buffer, but of
>course you don't do that.

That seems unlikely. Of course, software upgrades can do strange
stuff.

> Granted, it is a PITA, but possible if you
>have a need like watching something broacast live and an event happens.
>You can look up a how-to on the avsforum archives.
>

Maybe you didn't realize that these things can be VERY hard to find
without knowing the search string. Since you're known to be honest and
have actually found this, you could provide it.

>>
>> How about trying things before recommending them?
>>
>
>How about knowing what you're talking about before supplying "corrections".
>
Anonymous
November 20, 2004 3:42:55 PM

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On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 15:30:32 -0500, Tony D <Tony_D@nospam.com> wrote:

>
>> Doing this would require having the replay recording from 2 sources
>> simultaneously, something it will not do.
>>
>>
>No, it does not. Many people record the live buffer by setting a manual
>record and playing back the buffer from the beginning. You do not record
>from 2 sources. Changing the tuner channel will empty the buffer, but of
>course you don't do that. Granted, it is a PITA, but possible if you
>have a need like watching something broacast live and an event happens.
>You can look up a how-to on the avsforum archives.
>

I spent almost an hour looking on that forum and found nothing of the
sort. You could provide a specific URL like some people do, or at
least a search string. These things can be VERY hard to find without
it.

>>
>> How about trying things before recommending them?
>>
>
>How about knowing what you're talking about before supplying "corrections".
>

--
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has a Replay 5xxx
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"It is a curious thing that every creed promises a
paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for
anyone of civilized taste." -- Evelyn Waugh
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