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Intermittent recording failures on Prime

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Anderson Mar 29. 7 Replies

I installed Freeview about 6 weeks ago, with a 2-channel Dish TV box.  In recording series on Prime (eg Madam Secretary, Late Show), I get about a 50% "Failed" rate.  This is quite frustrating, and…Continue

 

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Bruce Anderson replied to Bruce Anderson's discussion Intermittent recording failures on Prime
"Thanks Paul, I'll do that."
Mar 29
Paul replied to Bruce Anderson's discussion Intermittent recording failures on Prime
"Hi Bruce Check your signal quality and signal strength if they are low this maybe your problem. You may have a faulty or failing hard-drive on your 8200 unlikely but possible , i suggest you contact Dishtv and explain the issue you are having. You…"
Mar 29
Bruce Anderson replied to Bruce Anderson's discussion Intermittent recording failures on Prime
"Hi Paul, I'm not aware of any glitches we get watching live TV, but we don't actually watch a lot live.  Should I watch some evening TV over the next week or so to see if basic reception is my problem. PS - have updated my profile…"
Mar 26
Paul replied to Bruce Anderson's discussion Intermittent recording failures on Prime
"Hi Bruce , The S8200 has inbuilt 1TB drive (profile says you have 8100) if you are having recording failures , then your signal quality/strength is possibly low , do you get glitches while watching live tv ?"
Mar 25
Bruce Anderson replied to Bruce Anderson's discussion Intermittent recording failures on Prime
"Hi Paul, I have an S8200 box which has a 1TB drive on which I record. Cheers, Bruce "
Mar 25
Paul replied to Bruce Anderson's discussion Intermittent recording failures on Prime
"Hi Bruce What external media are you using to record to . i.e external hard-drive or usb flash drive . If the S8100  are anything like the S7070r finding a USB Flash/Thumb drive that works reliably is extremely difficult , of the many flash…"
Mar 25
Bruce Anderson replied to Bruce Anderson's discussion Intermittent recording failures on Prime
"Sorry, clarification, it also occurs on TVNZ 1 (4 of 6 fails on one programme)."
Mar 24
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Intermittent recording failures on Prime

I installed Freeview about 6 weeks ago, with a 2-channel Dish TV box.  In recording series on Prime (eg Madam Secretary, Late Show), I get about a 50% "Failed" rate.  This is quite frustrating, and it does seem to be only Prime.Does anyone have any ideas?See More
Mar 24

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