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DVR Recording FAQs

Last Updated: Mon, 23 May 2011 > Related Articles

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Summary

Use this article to find answers to the most commonly asked questions about DVR recording.

Solution

DVR FAQs

Can I watch a program that is currently recording from the beginning?

Yes. If you are recording a live program, you can view any portion of it up to the "live" point.

If I press the REC button after a program has started, will my DVR record the entire program?

Yes, but only if you have been tuned to the channel since the program began. 

Is there a limit to how far back I can rewind a live TV program?

You can rewind live TV up to a maximum of 1 hour.

Can I automatically record all episodes of a program without having to schedule individual recordings?

Yes. When you create a recording, you will have the option to Record the Entire Series. The Series Manager also has several options that will allow you to record  only new episodes, include or exclude repeat episodes, or record the program when it airs on different channels or at different times. You will also have the option to choose the number of programs of a particular series you want to record.

What is Instant Replay?

Instant replay is an easy way to replay the previous 10 seconds of a program. If you press the instant replay button twice, the number of seconds is doubled.

Can I watch a program while recording a different program?

Yes. You can record a program while watching a previously recorded program or live TV.


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