A follow-up question: I've noticed from older posts that there might be problems with recordings cutting off the beginning or ends of programmes, depending on how well- or ill-coordinated schedules are. Is this something that has been sorted out. Alternatively, is it possible to set things to record a little ahead of time and a little past time?
You can add "padding" to the recordings via the main Settings menu, but this is limited to around 5 minutes. Programmes marked as "Live" can be extended at the time they are set. You can also set manual recordings to start & stop exactly when you want.
As far as "sorting out" the problem, that is in the hands of the broadcasters that provide the schedules.
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While it is true you can only set new programmes for the next 14 days reoccurring programmes can be set for ever. I have some from years ago set that are still active. Another thing you can use the VM app to set programmes, I’m currently in the US and have just scheduled a recording for next Friday.
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