Archive for March, 2006

I spoke too soon after upgrading to 3 HD tuners in my Beyond TV server. When a 3rd scheduled HD recording starts I get this error in the logs: PVSRecorder detected that a transport stream recording received no data for 30 seconds. I noticed the recording that caused that error was stopped, but BTV still […]


I finally got my Firefly Mini last night after that delivery mess up the day before. Here’s my initial impressions. Setup: Snapstream claims: Driver-free installation: just plug Firefly Mini into your PC and it automatically works as a HID device This is pretty much true as all I did was plug the IR receiver into […]


The weirdest thing happened last night. I was watching a recording, then went to view LiveTV and noticed only my digital over-the-air channels appeared in the program guide. My analog and digital channels were all gone! I couldn’t even manually tune to a channel by entering it’s channel number. I had a show being recorded […]


Lost Mini

07Mar06

I was excited to give the new Firefly Mini a test drive last night, but the UPS delivery guy messed up, and forgot to deliver it to my apartment office. The worst part was that it somehow got scanned as delivered. I had to call UPS to track down the package, which was still on […]


Snapstream BeyondTV recording 3 HD shows Hosted on Zooomr I added another Fusion5 USB Gold tuner to my Beyond TV server last night, which now gives me 3 HD tuners! With more and more shows being broadcasted in HD this is definitely a welcome addition.