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Prime Time Any Time - records ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC off one satellite tuner from 7 to 10 pm every day. My assessment is that if you turn it on it records and deletes itself after 8 days. It is a whole different animal from recordings made with timers. I don't think you can delete these recordings even though they may disappear from the listing, if you play the previous recording and let it play it will play through the entire 7pm to 10pm string, it is all one recording that the tuner is able to pick individual shows out of, but it is all still there.
 
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Prime Time Any Time - records ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC off one satellite tuner from 7 to 10 pm every day. My assessment is that if you turn it on it records and deletes itself after 8 days. It is a whole different animal from recordings made with timers. I don't think you can delete these recordings even though they may disappear from the listing, if you play the previous recording and let it play it will play through the entire 7pm to 10pm string, it is all one recording that the tuner is able to pick individual shows out of, but it is all still there.
Thanks for the PTAT, I will not forget it.
I do not think for the majority of things I have recorded I used PTAT. Most of the time I have went to the guide and used the time and hit select to record. Recorded the series.
I will verify the timers and get reply. I guess that they "forgot" to put this in one of their many manuals. They seem to really enjoy each other on 103, maybe next time they can really show stuff thats worth while.
 

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Unbelievable
Software Version: U545 7/2/2021
Timers: Start 1 Minute Early Stop 2 Minutes Late
Watched FBI International and started showing FBI Most Wanted after a short period it gave me options, i chose delete. Watch FBI Most Wanted and received another box at the end and again chose delete.
So, there is something wrong with me and in the future I will have more patience and let it finish all by itself.
 

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I believe Jim mentioned this. When you delete ptat recording, it deletes it from the folder. But, it stays in dvr. I guess the shorcut is deleted to make it easier to sort the remaining recordings in the folder.
He called it 'a block recording' from particular network. I experienced the same thing last night. I am following his suggestion by not deleting manually and letting Hopper delete them eventually.
 
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Looking forward to my next experience, right now working thru a Apple TV issue.
Last Night: Using Remote Buttons
DVR, Bottom Right Corner Oldest Show, It was the Resident and went to delete it, deleted it the screen went black, waited a few minutes powered off and hit reset button, turned back on and after reset the Resident had been deleted.
Watched FBI International and after the show ended it continued showing FBI Most Wanted, when that was over it gave the option to delete FBI International.
Watched the Conners same results except it went to Home Economics (No Recording) and than it went to a Million Little Lives, at the end of that show gave option to delete the Conners.
 
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Last Night: Using Remote Buttons
DVR, Bottom Right Corner Oldest Show, It was the Resident and went to delete it, deleted it the screen went black, waited a few minutes powered off and hit reset button, turned back on and after reset the Resident had been deleted.
Watched FBI International and after the show ended it continued showing FBI Most Wanted, when that was over it gave the option to delete FBI International.
Watched the Conners same results except it went to Home Economics (No Recording) and than it went to a Million Little Lives, at the end of that show gave option to delete the Conners.
Charles spot on with the emoji. Cannot believe (mouth hanging open) all the issues.
 
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CBS is infamous for running its' Sunday night programming late due to sports. I have a TiVo for locals, but if CBS is running late, I switch to PTAT just so I can watch a late running program in its entirety, straight thru.
 

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CBS is infamous for running its' Sunday night programming late due to sports. I have a TiVo for locals, but if CBS is running late, I switch to PTAT just so I can watch a late running program in its entirety, straight thru.
jerryez CBS is our favorite network. Sometimes if running late the PTAT will not run straight thru for the last program. It happened for Seal Team last Sunday nite. That is why I still have a permanent 2 hour timer set everyday to start at the PTAT ending time for CBS.
 

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jerryez CBS is our favorite network. Sometimes if running late the PTAT will not run straight thru for the last program. It happened for Seal Team last Sunday nite. That is why I still have a permanent 2 hour timer set everyday to start at the PTAT ending time for CBS.
Maybe I didn't forgot to record that one......many, many things going on in my world. Life was so much simpler when we had rabbit ears and Dumont would sign off from New Jersey every night with the Star Spangle Banner.
 

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Maybe I didn't forgot to record that one......many, many things going on in my world. Life was so much simpler when we had rabbit ears and Dumont would sign off from New Jersey every night with the Star Spangle Banner.
A request: If anyone here could recommend a knowledge Dish person in Phoenix/Tucson area it would be greatly appreciated. It was another night of shows playing that I had not recorded after we watched one that we had recorded.
 

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A request: If anyone here could recommend a knowledge Dish person in Phoenix/Tucson area it would be greatly appreciated. It was another night of shows playing that I had not recorded after we watched one that we had recorded.
Let me ask this, were those programs on local channels? Do you have Prime Time Any Time enabled? If so, you will see exactly what you are seeing. PTAT records every show, in prime time (8-11PM), on the big 4 networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC). This is normal behavior. You can control that behavior in Home, Home, Settings, Prime Time Anytime.
 
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Let me ask this, were those programs on local channels? Do you have Prime Time Any Time enabled? If so, you will see exactly what you are seeing. PTAT records every show, in prime time (8-11PM), on the big 4 networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC). This is normal behavior. You can control that behavior in Home, Home, Settings, Prime Time Anytime.
Yes they are local channels. Is PTAT enabled, when I click on the guide there is a yellow box with PT letters. When i selected which program to record I was in the guide and I clicked on the program and it asked if I wanted new series and I said yes. When I click on the remote DVR, I assume all those recordings are in my DVR bucket. I will see what settings I have tonight.
 
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Let me ask this, were those programs on local channels? Do you have Prime Time Any Time enabled? If so, you will see exactly what you are seeing. PTAT records every show, in prime time (8-11PM), on the big 4 networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC). This is normal behavior. You can control that behavior in Home, Home, Settings, Prime Time Anytime.
OK, granted I am not the sharpest pencil in the box. I checked the system timers for the DVR. Start 1 minute and stop 2 minutes (i had changed that from 3). I changed the stop to 1 minute. Then I looked at individual time start at 1 and stop at 3. So it appears I will have to change each timer individually. Yes or No? Sure this was mentioned in a previous post
 
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