ReplayTV Tip #7: UPDATE: Belkin F5D7230-4 Router

I purchased a used HP EN5000 Digital Media Receiver off of eBay. The EN5000 is a "Media Receiver" that lets me play (through my stereo and TV) MP3 files loacated on local network servers. It's not the most feature-rich device, but for a low eBay proce of $27.00.... Anyway, it requires an Ethernet connection, so […]

ReplayTV Tip #6-Multiple Belkin F5D7230-4 Setup HOWTO

After purchasing a new house, I needed to set up a network. An 802.11g wireless solution seemed to be the best choice, so after lots of research and planning, I purchased three Belkin F5D7230-4 routers and configured them to provide wireless routing, bridging, and access. Read on for what I did, how I did it, […]

ReplayTV Tip #5-Access an Airing Shows Pop-up Menu

If you bring up the Program Guide by pressing the Program Guide button, you can press the Select button to bring up a pop-up menu for the selected show. The problem is that if you try to do this on a show that's currently airing, ReplayTV will switch to that channel and dismiss the Program […]

ReplayTV Tip #4-Watching and Recording PPV

While ReplayTV does not include pay Per View (PPV) channel data in its Program Guide, you can watch and record PPV through ReplayTV! Here's how... Press ReplayTV's "Input" button on the remote and cycle through all the ReplayTV's inputs until you reach the "DirecTV" direct input (theoretically, this should also work as well for DISH […]

ReplayTV Tip #3-Content Skip?

Here's an undocumented easter egg for ReplayTV boxes running v5.x. It was posted by tk2x on the AVS Forum... "If you have been watching too much good programming with your Replay, and your brain can't muster the long attention span needed when skipping commercial breaks, try this fix: "While playing a recorded show, press Play […]

ReplayTV Tip #2-Accessing hidden features

Here are several undocumented button press combinations that will invoke some useful features and tools. The syntax is to press the number keys shown and then press the "Zones" key... 111 + Zones Puts the Replay in "game" mode after you have entered either "Joshua" or "Tic Tac" into the Claw Foot Portal. (see below […]

ReplayTV Tip #1-ReplayTV to DVD HOWTO

If you own a ReplayTV 5000 series PVR, learn how to archive your shows to DVD. Follow these steps to transfer shows from your ReplayTV box to your PC, edit out unwanted content, and burn the "final cut" to DVD for viewing on any standalone DVD player! ReplayTV to DVD HOWTO: A step-by-step Guide to […]
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