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More Fiber
Premium,MVM
join:2005-09-26
West Chester, PA
kudos:30

1 recommendation

[IMG] 1.9 Likes / Dislikes & Bugs

Now that all VHOs have 1.9, this is the place for 1.9 likes, dislikes and bugs.


shark2k

join:2008-06-01
West Orange, NJ

My co-worker is in NY and just got the update last week (or whenever it was). She is having an issue where the remote isn't working correctly. She had called tech support like 5 times this weekend because she also had an issue where the channel wouldn't change at all. When talking to the tech the guy said something about the update changing the codes with the remote. I think he might be talking about the way the firmware handles the remote codes. Either way, I am just wondering if anybody else has had any issues with their remote and not working after 1.9? Also any issues with not being able to change channels?

-Shark2k


skohly

join:2009-08-19
Township Of Washington, NJ

said by shark2k:

My co-worker is in NY and just got the update last week (or whenever it was). She is having an issue where the remote isn't working correctly. She had called tech support like 5 times this weekend because she also had an issue where the channel wouldn't change at all. When talking to the tech the guy said something about the update changing the codes with the remote. I think he might be talking about the way the firmware handles the remote codes. Either way, I am just wondering if anybody else has had any issues with their remote and not working after 1.9? Also any issues with not being able to change channels?

-Shark2k

When 1.9 hit VHO 7 a few months ago I had NO issues with the remote. She might need just a reboot

shark2k

join:2008-06-01
West Orange, NJ

said by skohly:

When 1.9 hit VHO 7 a few months ago I had NO issues with the remote. She might need just a reboot

She did multiple reboots with the tech.

-Shark2k


nascar

join:2000-02-28
Verona, NJ
kudos:2
reply to More Fiber

A couple of Verizon sites for those that may not know.

First one is specific to 1.9.

»forums.verizon.com/t5/Interactiv···-p/IMG19

and (not specific to 1.9 but noteworthy)...

»forums.verizon.com/t5/ideas/v2/i···t-recent



HenryFarpolo
Premium
join:2003-08-31
Andover, MA

Like what I have seen in the past week. Any bugs that affect what I do are minor. The additional storage and multi-DVR access is a major plus as is the HD guide.

One thing that is consistent as reported elsewhere is caller ID. It was sporadic at best under 1.8 and is sporadic at best under 1.9.



TitusTroy

join:2009-06-18
New York, NY
reply to More Fiber

add more time options to the 'modify start/end times' for scheduled recordings...it's good to see 1.9 add the 1 minute extender option but it would be nice to see even more time slots (on the short end)...it jumps too far ahead each time...1 minute to 5 minutes to 10 minutes etc


rustycruiser

join:2009-12-30
Cockeysville, MD
reply to More Fiber

I long for a Remove All or Delete All in the "Recent Deletes" section of the DVR like the "History" section has.



syrgeek

join:2009-06-04
Syracuse, NY
reply to HenryFarpolo

said by HenryFarpolo:

One thing that is consistent as reported elsewhere is caller ID. It was sporadic at best under 1.8 and is sporadic at best under 1.9.

The Caller ID on TV problems have nothing to do with the IMG. Current problems are from the notification server platform. The clueless developers are 'working on it'.


just lou

join:2008-05-16
Staten Island, NY
reply to More Fiber

Love the extra storage space.
Hate the giant channel banner that takes up 1/4 of my screen.


tnsprin

join:2003-07-23
Bradenton, FL
kudos:1
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS
reply to More Fiber

Likes

Native Video Pass-through.

STB ability to create and delete recordings on the DVR.

Display of 2 1/2 hours

Improved 3d support including ability to read info while in 3d mode.

Dislikes

I am neutral on the color of the IMG, but would like a different, perhaps slightly larger, font. Ideally some choice on what is used.

The HD IMG squeezing into SD when you bring it up while viewing a SD channel. I use native mode including 480i for SD channels



somebodeez
Premium,MVM
join:2001-09-24
here
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS
reply to More Fiber

Likes: Wide Screen guide on my 7x box.

Dislikes: Overly large info bar upon changing channels with no option to customize or disable it.

The injection of VOD listings amongst the regular listings.

Sluggish response to remote control commands.


whsbuss

join:2007-08-10
Norristown, PA

said by somebodeez:

Likes: Wide Screen guide on my 7x box.

Dislikes: Overly large info bar upon changing channels with no option to customize or disable it.

The injection of VOD listings amongst the regular listings.

Sluggish response to remote control commands.

+3


matcarl
Premium
join:2007-03-09
Franklin Square, NY
reply to tnsprin

said by tnsprin:

Dislikes
The HD IMG squeezing into SD when you bring it up while viewing a SD channel. I use native mode including 480i for SD channels

It really doesn't look squeezed, it's just the way it was before in 1.8.
I don't like the Red "New" logo though for new shows, it's so small and you can't even read the word "new" in it.

floridafuzz
Premium
join:2008-02-23
Hope, RI
reply to More Fiber

I have native pass through set on all my set top boxes- the picture seems to be sharper and clearer in my opinion.

I dislike the blank screen time when you change channels and the resolution changes. (4 or 5 second delay)

A question: can you set the guide to only display HD channels all the time, when you select it under options it show only Hd channels, but when you exit out and go back in, in shows all channels.

Also I would just like to comment that I was in my local fios store yesterday showing them how to set native pass through and one of the employees commented that 1.91 might be coming in February. Has anybody else heard about this?


tnsprin

join:2003-07-23
Bradenton, FL
kudos:1
Reviews:
·Verizon FiOS
reply to matcarl

said by matcarl:

said by tnsprin:

Dislikes
The HD IMG squeezing into SD when you bring it up while viewing a SD channel. I use native mode including 480i for SD channels

It really doesn't look squeezed, it's just the way it was before in 1.8.
I don't like the Red "New" logo though for new shows, it's so small and you can't even read the word "new" in it.

Looks squeezed to me. Still trying to show 7 channels and 2 1/2 hours but in 4x3 area.


joeyj

@verizon.net
reply to rustycruiser

said by rustycruiser:

I long for a Remove All or Delete All in the "Recent Deletes" section of the DVR like the "History" section has.

Why ?

UnnDunn
Premium
join:2005-12-21
Brooklyn, NY
reply to floridafuzz

said by floridafuzz:

I dislike the blank screen time when you change channels and the resolution changes. (4 or 5 second delay)

Your TV is causing that delay, not the box.

A question: can you set the guide to only display HD channels all the time, when you select it under options it show only Hd channels, but when you exit out and go back in, in shows all channels.

There's an option for Last Guide View State under the Television menu in Settings. Enable it, and the Guide will remember how you set it up.

CrobertGauth

join:2007-12-15
Glen Burnie, MD
reply to somebodeez

said by somebodeez:

Dislikes: Overly large info bar upon changing channels with no option to customize or disable it.

I believe there is an option to disable it all together. Think it is called Information Bar and you can enable/disable.
But do agree option for size and/or display time would be preferable.


matcarl
Premium
join:2007-03-09
Franklin Square, NY

That's not to disable it, it just changes what comes up instead of the info bar, the other choice is even worse, it covers the whole screen.


rustycruiser

join:2009-12-30
Cockeysville, MD
reply to joeyj

said by joeyj :

said by rustycruiser:

I long for a Remove All or Delete All in the "Recent Deletes" section of the DVR like the "History" section has.

Why ?

Because deleting each "deleted" program individually takes far too long at 3 or 4 clicks per.

robertf390

join:2011-04-16
Nesconset, NY
reply to More Fiber

I am probably in the minority here but I absolutely love the 1.9 upgrade and have no issues with the colors, functionality or set-up. I found most of the processes well thought out and just needed a little bit of playing around with to get the full effect of what it does.

The only issue I have had, (other than the long roll-out issue here in NY) and I emphasize it is very minor, is while channel surfing the box sometimes freezes which only requires turning off and then back on. This has been very infrequent and considering the overall improvement, easy to live with.

Congrats to the Verizon programmers and Beta testers on getting this to work so well. Great job!


floridafuzz
Premium
join:2008-02-23
Hope, RI
reply to UnnDunn

thanks for the info! I will try that.
is there any way to shorten the delay that the tv is causing?



keyboards

join:2001-02-14
Doylestown, PA

said by floridafuzz:

thanks for the info! I will try that.
is there any way to shorten the delay that the tv is causing?

Not unless there is a firmware update for the TV that speeds up the decoding and resolution switching. Keep in mind that you flat panel always displays in ITS native resolution and has to convert any "foreign" resolution (like 480i).

Typically the only way to speed up a TV resolution change is a newer TV with a faster processor
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matcarl
Premium
join:2007-03-09
Franklin Square, NY
reply to floridafuzz

I believe all TV's have that delay when switching resolutions, the only way to shorten is to set the box to receive all channels at the same resolution, no native.


UnnDunn
Premium
join:2005-12-21
Brooklyn, NY
reply to floridafuzz

said by floridafuzz:

thanks for the info! I will try that.
is there any way to shorten the delay that the tv is causing?

Not really. It is inherent to your TV's design and processing.


joeyj

@verizon.net
reply to rustycruiser

said by rustycruiser:

said by joeyj :

said by rustycruiser:

I long for a Remove All or Delete All in the "Recent Deletes" section of the DVR like the "History" section has.

Why ?

Because deleting each "deleted" program individually takes far too long at 3 or 4 clicks per.

But why not just let them delete by themselves ?


Jackarino
YacCity
Premium
join:2006-12-28
Allendale, NJ
kudos:1
reply to More Fiber

Likes:
Full screen guide
Nicer UI

Dislikes:
Not full screen on 6xxx box (understandable)


rustycruiser

join:2009-12-30
Cockeysville, MD
reply to joeyj

said by joeyj :

But why not just let them delete by themselves ?

Hard drives are happier and perform better when they are empty, rather than full. I don't need 30 "deleted" programs clogging up my available disk space, especially 30 HD shows or movies. That is a lot of space. If I delete something, I want it to be gone.


joe01880

join:2007-10-26
Wakefield, MA
reply to matcarl

said by matcarl:

I believe all TV's have that delay when switching resolutions, the only way to shorten is to set the box to receive all channels at the same resolution, no native.

modern HD TV's are upconverting the signal to the TV's native resolution anyway so why not just set it up so there is no delay when switching between resolutions. I have used native and i have used 1080i and switched to 720p for channels passed in 720p on both the 7232 and my TiVo's. I'm not seeing any notable difference on my Sony NX810..thats upconverting the signal to 1080p anyway!