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Master Geek
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Topic # 77668 19-Feb-2011 21:59 Send private message

I very recently upgraded to MySKY HD and find the on-line EPG (TV Guide) compared to the TiVo EPG on-line EPG recording to be inferior.

Perhaps I haven't tried hard enough, but once I have set my 'Favourites', the SKY EPG promptly forgets them on the next session.


Also, I cannot set up a repeat recording. Can I, because I cannot see a button anywhere to do it.   
 
 

    






Nexus 7 32gb (V1), Cyanogenmod
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  Reply # 441542 19-Feb-2011 22:09 Send private message

alisam: I very recently upgraded to MySKY HD and find the on-line EPG (TV Guide) compared to the TiVo EPG on-line EPG recording to be inferior.

Perhaps I haven't tried hard enough, but once I have set my 'Favourites', the SKY EPG promptly forgets them on the next session.


Also, I cannot set up a repeat recording. Can I, because I cannot see a button anywhere to do it.   
 
 

    




To repeat a recording use series link, the green button 



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  Reply # 441577 20-Feb-2011 07:21 Send private message

alisam: I very recently upgraded to MySKY HD and find the on-line EPG (TV Guide) compared to the TiVo EPG on-line EPG recording to be inferior.

Perhaps I haven't tried hard enough, but once I have set my 'Favourites', the SKY EPG promptly forgets them on the next session.

Also, I cannot set up a repeat recording. Can I, because I cannot see a button anywhere to do it.   




I actually meant the online EPG Guide at http://www.skytv.co.nz/tv-guide.aspx  





Nexus 7 32gb (V1), Cyanogenmod
Macbook Air (Mid 2013) - Mavericks
HP ProBook 470 - Windows 8.1
Samsung H6400 55" x 2
Panasonic DMR-PWT530GZ Blu-ray Recorder
Tivo x 2
Roku 3


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 441589 20-Feb-2011 08:23 Send private message


Also, I cannot set up a repeat recording. Can I, because I cannot see a button anywhere to do it.  
I actually meant the online EPG Guide at http://www.skytv.co.nz/tv-guide.aspx  


I think this is accurate. You can do a remote record request from the website but you can't series link. The MySKY can only do that from its own UI. You can series link (automatically) from a green button 'record me', but that is because it is done in the box, not the headend. In this respect the design of the Tivo was more forward-looking than MySKY.

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