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Topic # 93662 26-Nov-2011 09:06 Send private message

I have had a Tivo for 2 years and the left green light always glows. I use a Harmony universal remote to control the switching on/off of the TV and TiVo.

On a second and muh more recent TiVo (again controlled by another Harmony remote), the green light will  disappear when I switch off the TV.

I have reviewed the set up for both remotes and can see no significant differences.

I have checked the TiVo manuals that I got out of storage, but nowhere did I see a diagram explaining the lights.


 





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  Reply # 550187 26-Nov-2011 09:16 Send private message

The green light means power on. The second TiVo is probably set to turn off the LEDs after a command is executed. Just go to settings to turn TiVo LED in front panel on/off.






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  Reply # 550193 26-Nov-2011 09:25 Send private message

freitasm: The green light means power on. The second TiVo is probably set to turn off the LEDs after a command is executed. Just go to settings to turn TiVo LED in front panel on/off.


Both have format LED's off.

I'll go back to the 2 setups in the Harmony Remote software.





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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  Reply # 550213 26-Nov-2011 10:21 Send private message

Sorted!

The first TiVo in Harmony did not have the same model number as the second. The second is correct, because I checked the back of the TiVo's.

Whilst I have had no problems for 2 years with the first TiVo, I only just noticed that the green light went out on the new TiVo but not the old TiVo.
 





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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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  Reply # 550254 26-Nov-2011 11:24 Send private message

The green LED means that it's not in standby and is outputting video signal.




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