Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | ... | 96


You're typing with Josh!
1418 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1615762 22-Aug-2016 13:23
Send private message quote this post

Jimmy22:

 

"

 

"This video contains content from International Olympic Committee, who has blocked it on copyright grounds.  " 

 

lol  , oh well give it a crack on some local content i guess  where sky isn't watching .  

 

 

 

What you are describing is what used to happen before updates occurred in my experience.   I checked the recording around Lotto on the weekend and it no longer doubles up the recording FYI Josh.

 

 

 

A factory reset is still highly recommended to attempt to fix this  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cheers for that. 





Currently working with Freeview NZ and Owner of Tech Plus Services Limited
Former Consultant at Spark New Zealand Trading Limited, DISH TV Technologies. 

 

Travel Geek: Brazil, Chile, New Caledonia, United States, Fiji, Vanuatu, Australia, Cook Islands


8758 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 1615835 22-Aug-2016 14:57
Send private message quote this post

My box is having issues with DLNA content freezing when fast forwarding. The picture where it froze stays on the screen, no matter where or what you do. You can exit out of the media player back to live TV, you get the TV audio but you still have the frozen picture, same for the library. Also when powered off then back on (using the power button) the picture is still on the screen and the only way to get it back to normal is a hard reset (remove the power cable)


 
 
 
 


39 posts

Geek


  # 1615854 22-Aug-2016 15:23
Send private message quote this post

joshhill96:

 

Elgin:

 

For me, rewinding a recording consistently locks up video playback. This video illustrates the problem in detail...

 

https://db.tt/QwMmP0l0 

 

 

 

Thanks for sending this through, our team has confirmed that this issue will be fixed in the next software update (Details TBC on day) 

 

 

 

 

Thanks Josh.

 

BTW: I am happy to beta test it prior to release if needed


8758 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 1615856 22-Aug-2016 15:26
Send private message quote this post

i dont believe they do beta testing as i think it was asked ages ago


39 posts

Geek


  # 1615871 22-Aug-2016 15:38
3 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

Jase2985:

 

i don't believe they do beta testing as i think it was asked ages ago

 

 

I think they have been beta testing on their customers for past 12 months!

 

No matter. Given that the T2200 is half the cost of the equivalent Panasonic PVR, I don't mind helping getting the product right - as long as DishTV are responsive to the issues we raise here and the software improvements keep on coming.


150 posts

Master Geek


  # 1615876 22-Aug-2016 15:46
Send private message quote this post

Posters,

 

If you have been following this thread through the past year, you will see there are some issues, which get a response and others which are commercially sensitive and will not ever get a response in an open forum.

 

An offer to beta test a product, after it has been bagged for some number of posts, will not endear you to the development team.

 

If you really want to help the ongoing development, then have patience and always use the most appropriate method for communicating your issue.

 

Just last week, I had had what appeared to be an instance of one of the recently described issues.  Five minutes on the phone to tech support and my issue was resolved.

 

I could so easily have taken to flinging it out to all and sundry and got all manner of responses; possibly a solution and potentially a disaster.

 

But I did talk to tech support and quickly resolved my issue.

 

Always best to seek the experts advice first. 

 

Cheers

 

Bernard

 

 

 

 


39 posts

Geek


  # 1615881 22-Aug-2016 15:55
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Jimmy22:

 

cools, that video is 702 Mb !  Perhaps lower the quality .

 

 

 

I think you should send your T2200 in for a factory overhaul , its not normal given you are running V1.30  

 

for the record i dont run live pause and it seems to take the overhead off the unit and get acceptable general use.

 

 

 

 

Thanks! It was my first video post. I'll lower the video quality next time.

 

I noticed that "Native" is no longer an option for hdmi output resolution. This means that the output video scaler is always active and so I wasn't able to test whether shifting the scaling overhead to my receiver would improve the operation of the T2200.

 

Having said that, its all a bit academic, since the box should work under all circumstances.

 

If I was debugging the problem, I would look for memory leaks and buffer over/under runs, because recording rewind does work for a short while after a cold start. Then it all goes south!


 
 
 
 


39 posts

Geek


  # 1615911 22-Aug-2016 16:14
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

bernardgbailey:

 

Posters,

 

If you have been following this thread through the past year, you will see there are some issues, which get a response and others which are commercially sensitive and will not ever get a response in an open forum.

 

An offer to beta test a product, after it has been bagged for some number of posts, will not endear you to the development team.

 

If you really want to help the ongoing development, then have patience and always use the most appropriate method for communicating your issue.

 

Just last week, I had had what appeared to be an instance of one of the recently described issues.  Five minutes on the phone to tech support and my issue was resolved.

 

I could so easily have taken to flinging it out to all and sundry and got all manner of responses; possibly a solution and potentially a disaster.

 

But I did talk to tech support and quickly resolved my issue.

 

Always best to seek the experts advice first. 

 

Cheers

 

Bernard

 

 

"Bagging" a product is quite different from pointing out genuine bugs.

 

I know from experience that replicating a user's setup, so that a bug can be fixed, is one of the hardest aspects of debugging. So it makes sense to confirm that a bug really has been fixed with the person that reported it.

 

I do agree that providing as much information as possible to the developers is the way to get results. Providing them on a forum like this helps others learn from a collective experience. And if it does turn out that the "problem" is simply a case of user error or RTFM, then it will be pointed out soon enough, taking the burden of tech support hotline.

 

 


8758 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 1615941 22-Aug-2016 17:04
Send private message quote this post

So ive turned the unit on this afternoon, with out touching anything from yesterday, and it wont play any media over my network. even files i watched just last night. It can see the server fine it just wont play anything.

 

I have performed a factory reset on the unit, and i have restarted the media server, the thing is all my other devices can see the media server and watch the videos.

 

I have zero issue with streaming TV from the unit to my computer which im doing with zero issues at the moment.

 

this is very very frustrating as about 50% of our use of the unit is via DLNA/UPnP

 

nothing had changed from the previous day.

 

on the latest firmware and i have tried a factory reset.


8758 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 1616049 22-Aug-2016 21:12
Send private message quote this post

So i got it working again but it required a firmware downgrade and then it automatically upgraded (which i hate it doing) the latest one again.

 

A lot of time wasted sorting this out

 

you would think a factory reset would reset the firmware too.


375 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1616208 23-Aug-2016 10:35
Send private message quote this post

from memory there is an upgrade time set on the box , mine is 3am so it wont clash with activity from other computers or recordings etc , is it possible it is the reason why i have had a slightly less troublesome run out of mine ?  the issue on this one seems to point to some sort of corruption of the update ? 

 

 

 

 


8758 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 1616343 23-Aug-2016 14:44
Send private message quote this post

mine is set to that, and always has been

 

 


26 posts

Geek


  # 1617010 24-Aug-2016 20:01
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

I set up an alert with PriceSpy when I first looked at these boxes and it triggered today. I bought one ages ago but for anyone thinking about buying a T2200, the Warehouse has them for $279 at the moment which is pretty cheap!


8758 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 1617015 24-Aug-2016 20:13
Send private message quote this post

@Elgin after my ordeals of the past few days im seeing the same issues with FF and RW that you are, which i wasnt having before the need to force downgrade and re-upgrade.


39 posts

Geek


  # 1617292 25-Aug-2016 12:14
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Jase2985:

 

@Elgin after my ordeals of the past few days im seeing the same issues with FF and RW that you are, which i wasnt having before the need to force downgrade and re-upgrade.

 

 

Glad to know I am not the only one!

 

BTW: The video has moved. It's here (https://db.tt/dlEQ5pFh) now with size reduced to 69MB!

 

 


1 | ... | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | ... | 96
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel expands 10th Gen Intel Core Mobile processor family
Posted 23-Aug-2019 10:22


Digital innovation drives new investment provider
Posted 23-Aug-2019 08:29


Catalyst Cloud becomes a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP)
Posted 23-Aug-2019 08:21


New AI legaltech product launched in New Zealand
Posted 21-Aug-2019 17:01


Yubico launches first Lightning-compatible security key, the YubiKey 5Ci
Posted 21-Aug-2019 16:46


Disney+ streaming service confirmed launch in New Zealand
Posted 20-Aug-2019 09:29


Industry plan could create a billion dollar interactive games sector
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:41


Personal cyber insurance a New Zealand first
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:26


University of Waikato launches space for esports
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:20


D-Link ANZ expands mydlink ecosystem with new mydlink Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug
Posted 19-Aug-2019 20:14


Kiwi workers still falling victim to old cyber tricks
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:47


Lightning Lab GovTech launches 2019 programme
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:41


Epson launches portable laser projector
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:27


Huawei launches new distributed HarmonyOS
Posted 12-Aug-2019 20:20


Lenovo introduces single-socket servers for edge and data-intensive workloads
Posted 9-Aug-2019 21:26



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.