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Dish TV S8300 recording problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh @ Freeview Sep 1. 9 Replies

Hi we live way out of just about every sort of coverage except radio and satellite so our Internet and TV both come to us via satellite. We have  a Dish TV s8300 which is not connected to the…Continue

 

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Josh @ Freeview replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"Best contact the team from DISH TV regarding this  www.dishtv.co.nz ;"
Sep 1
Mark Denize replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"OK onto the next upgrade via USB... It seems that the S8300 has a bug that when it decides it needs an upgrade it stops knowing when to stop recording (i.e.1 news records for 24 hours or so), unfortunately this means it has trouble doing the other…"
Aug 29
Mark Denize replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"OK so far so good, either the new software or at least as likely the reboot has resolved the problem. no contact so far from Dish TV. So my advice to anyone in the same position (s8300 recordings not stopping) is to upgrade the firmware,  At…"
Aug 27, 2019
Josh @ Freeview replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"Thanks for your update Mark.  Please let us know how you get on.  Josh"
Aug 27, 2019
Mark Denize replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"Ok I managed to download it in a couple of hours (most unfriendly!) and upgrade using a USB from 1.07 to 1.09 in a couple of minutes all good so far (it restarted and still had the old recordings).  I have programmed a few random recordings…"
Aug 27, 2019
Mark Denize replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"Yeah I did look at that but the .usb file is a most satellite unfriendly 69.5Mb! which is alot compared to a .zip"
Aug 27, 2019
Josh @ Freeview replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"right click and save file as as this is a .usb file which can go directly onto the USB and into the receiver."
Aug 27, 2019
Mark Denize replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"Hi Josh thanks for the quick reply, I could download the Firmware update if it were available but it is not (on the Dish TV site anyway) this link from their /downloads page is not a download link, chrome just tries to open the link in ASCII…"
Aug 27, 2019
Josh @ Freeview replied to Mark Denize's discussion Dish TV S8300 recording problems
"Hi Mark,  I may suggest you email Dish TV and request a USB to be sent tom you for you to load the software into the unit, they can do this for you if you have troubles with the recommended options. A software update does help patch up any bugs…"
Aug 27, 2019
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Dish TV S8300 recording problems

Hi we live way out of just about every sort of coverage except radio and satellite so our Internet and TV both come to us via satellite. We have  a Dish TV s8300 which is not connected to the internet (no wireless or broadband network connection). It is running  SW version 1.07 build Aug 9 2018 which seems quite old.  It was great when we first got it less than a year ago But now it has started having problems with the way it records programs and I am wondering if anyone on the forum may be…See More
Aug 27, 2019

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