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horromark
Posts: 39
Registered: ‎02-06-2011
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Tivo USB Port on 500GB Box

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Hello everyone,

 

Apologies if this has already been asked (I've Searched & Searched), How/is there any way of using the USB port on the 500gb Tivo box, E.g. -To watch or view stuff saved on a memory stick.

 

I have had TIVO installed now for 3 days, up to now I am Very Impressed :manvery-happy: , I have opted to keep my V+HD box, and had it put in the second room (For the Mrs & Kids lol).

I have taken a 1 hour show from the V+HD box onto a USB mem stick, I have plugged this in the TIVO box hoping to find an Input interface somewhere I could watch this back, But I am stuck.

I could just go and search for the programme in On demand somewhere, But I am a stubborn person and would rather do it this way:mantongue: just to see if it can be done.

 

My only Niggles or confusion with TIVO atm is: Any SD channels volume is 100% louder than an HD channel, Total reverse of the V+HD box

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Mark

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Brainbox
flyingmonkeyuk
Posts: 102
Registered: ‎25-05-2011

Re: Tivo USB Port on 500GB Box

The only thing the USB port will do is power a USB device - just as with the V+ box.

 

Nick

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horromark
Posts: 39
Registered: ‎02-06-2011

Re: Tivo USB Port on 500GB Box

Thanks for your answer:manwink:, I have just realised after copying 10 hours of programmes to the (What I thought was the) 8GB USB stick, I run through the "Copy to DVD/VCR routine in V+ Extras thinking it had gone to that, I have just checked the data on the USB on the laptop, and yep..... You guessed it..... Absolutely nothing there :manmad:, What a Plum I am.

 

Guess I'll have to do it the easy way!

 

Thanks anyway

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The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
dustysettler
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Registered: ‎03-03-2012

Re: Tivo USB Port on 500GB Box

The Tivo box is capable of using the USB device, but in Virgins hands it is for service use only. I have had the Tivo box for 4 days now, and feel more and more disastisfied with it the more I find out. It is full of bugs and is not fully functional yet. Personally I feel the box does little more than my V+ box but is jammed with lists iin preperation for what it could do, making navigation longer.

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The Troubleshooter
gerald63
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Registered: ‎09-06-2011

Re: Tivo USB Port on 500GB Box

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dustysettler wrote:

The Tivo box is capable of using the USB device, but in Virgins hands it is for service use only. I have had the Tivo box for 4 days now, and feel more and more disastisfied with it the more I find out. It is full of bugs and is not fully functional yet. Personally I feel the box does little more than my V+ box but is jammed with lists iin preperation for what it could do, making navigation longer.


You do realize you are replying to a 9 month old thread ?  because the USB port are for USB keyboards and the USB bluetooth dongle for the US Slide remote.

 

It has been like that since the 15.2 update in November.

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