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Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 6:36 PM

Main DVR/cable box on TV restarts

If my main DVR/wired cable box (the one that stores "recordings" on TV restarts (by itself?), will it interfere with any recording being done at that time.  In other words, will that restart show up on recording in some way or will the recording continue as normal and not show up on final recording?

JefferMC

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3 months ago

If the DVR Receiver restarts, any show that is recording at that point will be closed off and another recording will start when the Receiver completes reboot and will contain the rest of that show.  The minute or two of content broadcast between the shutdown and restart will be lost.

ACE - Professor

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3 months ago

What Jeffer said.

It's why it's always a good idea to allow for five minutes between the time you plug back in and the next recording.

Five minutes is probably too long, but that's definitely enough time to get things communicating again. It's better to have 1-2 minutes too many than it is the other way around.

Cloud DVRs don't work this way, but since U-Verse is a local DVR, you gotta allow that time. (Each system has pros and cons.)

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