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Hopper 3 remote 54 program recording

CoCoDave
Camera Crew

If possible, how does one record all of a program if it has already started?

 

For example, the TV and Hopper3 have been on for some time.  You've just watched a pre-recorded program, deleted it, and are now viewing live TV. Upon going to live TV you find that you'd like to record the program now being shown in its entirity but that it started some time ago.  No other programs are scheduled to be recorded at this time and the Hopper 3 is set to the same channel that it was on when the TV was turned on, and remained there while watching the pre-recorded program.

 

I think that at one time I could hit the back-arrow to rewind the live program in progress to its beginning and then hit record (single diamond button) and the currently showing program would be recorded from that point.

 

TIA

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Re: Hopper 3 remote 54 program recording

Chadt4141
Screen Writer
It only buffers from the point you actively have it playing. Once you start a playback, it cancels out the buffer.
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Re: Hopper 3 remote 54 program recording

Chadt4141
Screen Writer
If you’re wanting to record what was live prior to switching on/off the recording, you cannot. The buffer will only go one hour back, however restricts to when you actually live view that channel. You cannot rewind further back than where you started watching from.

Re: Hopper 3 remote 54 program recording

CoCoDave
Camera Crew

Thanks for your response. 

 

So, even though there is up to an hour's worth of broadcast in the buffer, one cannot access any part of it before the moment the live feed was started?

Re: Hopper 3 remote 54 program recording

Chadt4141
Screen Writer
It only buffers from the point you actively have it playing. Once you start a playback, it cancels out the buffer.

Re: Hopper 3 remote 54 program recording

CoCoDave
Camera Crew

OK. I "Acccepted" as a solution but consider this to be a design flaw.  Sure would be nice if Dish could incorporate TiVo functionality.