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Why are all the FAQ entries here from before 2010? This FAQ web was originally used for Series 1 OzTiVos. If you want something newer, please look in S3FAQ which...
Accessing OzTiVos Boot Menu You want to access the tivo boot menu for some reason, how do I get in there? or was using bootpage, and I screwed up my boot settings...
Any Mac users out there who have sucessfully extracted video from a Tivo and played it in Quicktime? I can`t find any program to convert the .ty files on the web...
Beginners FAQ Intro If you are new to OzTiVos in Australia, then start here to get answers to the most common questions. Table of Contents Are TiVo...
Books to help learn how OzTiVo works and how to perform hacks For people looking for books to help learn how their OzTiVo ticks, there`s actually a whole...
Where can I buy a OzTiVo? Make sure you have read WhichTiVoToBuy first. On rare occasions they are for sale in Australia. You could check: the Trading Post...
Thinking of buying a Tivo to get US TV channels. Can TiVo do this? In short, not unless you are living in the US. TiVo is just a smart video recorder. It still...
Can the (series 1) OzTiVo play MP3 audio files? Yes but it`s not really a feasible method as it affects the operation of the OzTiVo. madplay There is a...
FAQ: One of the reasons im looking at Tivo is the fact that it has a AV input at the rear, as opposed to say a Topfield PVR5000t. Can the AV input on the Tivo accept...
http://www.oztivo.net/twiki/bin/view/Guidedata/ChangeChannelNumber Back to: FAQ MattDaniel 29 Jul 2005
How Much will a Tivo cost me? US Hardware UK Hardware US Hardware Here`s a sample cost from May 2004 (full details here). Cost Description $364 ($US257) TiVo...
How do I get the TIVO to upload guide via WindowsXP serial (PPP) connection Hi, I am new in OzTivo world, and strike a problem on day 1 (not unusual I guess). I do...
FAQ: How to find your TiVo`s unique ID, also known as tivo id or tivo id. This is sometimes used to identify your TiVo or troubleshoot connectivity or guide data load...
My Hint or Tip is To prevent divorces or other unsightly domestic problems, buy at least two OzTiVos. That way, you can keep one working while you tinker with...
FAQ: Does the Tivo support decoding teletext? Answer: No it does not support Teletext (but it does support closed captions) In the US, `teletext` (as we know it,...
FAQ: I have a US Tivo that came withe the standard 30GB Quantum drive. When I watch live and recordings I find that the video is jerky. If I plug the foxtel directly...
Old MacDonald had a TiVo Old MacDonald had a TiVo, Eeeiiii Eeeiii Ooooh.. And on that TiVo he had some telly, Eeeiiii Eeeiii Ooooh.. With a thumbs up here, and...
There`s Guide Data under Live TV Guide but no Season Passes are recording THE SYMPTOMS Your TiVo appears to have guide data when you go to Live TV Guide there`s...
FAQ: Is it possible to get stereo reception (via a PAL Tuner) in New Zealand? Answer: With UK Units Yes The UK (Thomson) OzTiVo units work well with the...
FAQ: 1. Do I need a PALmod to use an STB? 2. What is a PALmod? 3. What is a Tuner Mod? Answer: 1. Yes 2. Palmod refers to PAL Mode as in mode of...
This FAQ contains reasonably common problems and solutions for the problem. This is mainly related to running version 3 of Tivo`s software on US hardware Tivos, but...
FAQ: I`be been following some instructions for modifying my TiVo and they talk about creating a file called rc.sysinit.author to put some changes in instead of modifying...
Remote control `hack` codes Here is a to a list of codes which you can enter on your TiVo`s remote control, to monitor or change how your TiVo works. Be warned that...
What`s going on?! All of a sudden my remote control isn`t working properly, it takes an age for any commands to get through, and the TiVo`s having problems changing...
Contents DO Season Pass`s Work in Australia? Season Pass Not working? Season Pass Still Not working? Season Pass Options Does the Season Pass feature in OzTiVo...
FAQ: How does the 720 width record and play back on a 4:3 TV? Does it compress to the width that was being displayed in 544 pixels? I tried it and couldn`t tell the...
While booting the TiVo you see a green screen saying `A severe error has occurred.` If you see the following screen while booting dont worry it`s not as bad as it...
How can you change the Now Playing list sorting on TiVo to Alpha instead of time recorded? In Now Playing, Enter the following with the remote: (S)low (0)Zero (R...
FAQ: The channel details for the town I live in aren`t right. What can I do about it. Answer: If the problem is with a STB or VCR you are using to provide your channels...
What`s the deal with Series 2 TiVos in Australia? (The following are edited highlights of a recent online discussion, is an attempt to summarise the state of the...
Glossary of OzTiVo Terms 2nd Audio Input: Hardware modification to allow connection of 2 external program sources commonly a digital set top box for free...
Is the power supply on a OzTiVo suitable for use in Australia? Answer: The series 1 OzTiVo uses a universal power supply that will work on 240V as well...
FAQ: What are the tivo serial devices? and which is the modem? Answer: Stolen from here: The TiVo has four serial ports. The table below describes them. Device NameDescription...
FAQ: Currently I watch FTA via the PAL tuner on a modified Australian OzTiVo. But I am thinking of buying a Digital STB (or PayTV/Sat Box). As the STB doesn...
FAQ: I have a TiVo, what channels can I get? Answer: You can get any channels you want. TiVo support tuning via the internal tuner (UK unit, or US unit with tuner...
What Needs Doing For the OzTiVo Community? Here is a list of things that need doing on a daily basis (for updating TV Guide Data), or a weekly basis, or less...
FAQ: I`m going to buy a XXX Gb hard disk. How much recording time can I expect from it? Answer: Multiply the size of the hard disk in Gb by the factors below to work...
Which OzTiVo should I buy for use in Australia? Don`t buy a Series 2 or Series 3 OzTiVo yet, as we don`t yet know how to get them to run correctly in...
Example setup system for Australia PayTV (cable or Satellite) If you have PayTV to get all your channels, then you don`t need to have the tuner mod done...
FAQ: Why should I get a Tivo, is it worth the effort in Australia, and how is it different to a STB with a hard disk? Answer: Using a Tivo changes the way you watch...
FAQ: Why can`t the STB automatically change between 4x3 and anamorphic widescreen, depending on the program? Answer: This topic has recurred often enough on the mailing...

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