You can tap the forward button and advance 30 seconds ahead with each tap. I usually do that when I do not need the continuous fast forward feature. Some of the shows I watch always have 3-4 minutes of commercial breaks. Knowing this, I rapidly tap the forward button 6 times, then release, and I am instantly 3 minutes ahead. Try that method if the 15x fast forward is too fast for your liking. If you advance too far, tapping the reverse button goes back 10 seconds with each tap.
I kind of like being able to record up to 16 different things at the same time on the Hopper 3. I think the most we've ever recorded was 5 at once. On our old DVR, I believe the max was 2.
Hi everyone! Thank you for taking the time to post your suggestions. We truly do value your feedback as we are always looking for ways to stay Tuned In To You! We will be delighted to forward this to our Engineering Team for review and consideration.