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Registered: Dec 2000
Location: Morton Grove, IL, US
Originally posted by slate
feldon23: I meant that I wish there was no skipback if I've fast forwarded for something like 3 seconds. I didn't mean I don't like skipback at all. If you just fast forward for 3 seconds, skipback is counterproductive because you end up before where you were when you started. This seems like a bug that should have been pretty easy to detect and fix before 1.0, let alone 2.5.
If you're only going forward a few seconds, best to use 1x. There is NO autocorrect on 1x (which is triple speed), and you could advance those 3 seconds in one. at 2x (twenty times normal), you'd be talking about a total time to hit FF/FF/Play of .15 seconds. I don't know about you, but I'm pretty quick on the draw, I ain't THAT quick.
I do understand your general complaint however. One side of it has been resolved in 2.5. The autocorrect will now never send you back to before where you started. If the AC WOULD send you back there, it just drops you at your starting point.
The other side, wanting it selectively disabled, is problematic. There has to be a hard and fast line where it does work/doesn't work. How do you decide? And worse still, how do you explain the unit's inconsistent behavior to nontechnical users? I personally think they made the right call having it be on all the time, but like you, sometimes get bitten and wind up where I started.
If you want the autocorrect entirely disabled, follow the directions above and enter 0 for both values. Your Tivo will now behave exacly like a VCR, playing from where it was when it received the play signal. If you just want less autocorrect, play with the settings (I personally use 925/750 and it works well for me).
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