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Series Recording Request

Discussion in 'HD/HDR-FOX T2 Customised Firmware' started by Ezra Pound, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. Ezra Pound

    Ezra Pound Well-Known Member

    One annoying thing about the Standard Humax firmware is it’s inability to record the remaining episodes of a series that is currently showing, Would it be possible in the Custom Web-If / RS portal to record the next and all following programs of a series after this weeks has started?
     
  2. oijonesey

    oijonesey Hummy.tv SEO Guru

    Does it not?? Interesting. I'm sure I've found the next episode (once it's appeared on the EPG) and set it from that - I think I did this for Strongest Man over Christmas but as I can't be 100% I won't disagree completely. I do recall once I used the RS service event search facility to automatically record everything it found given that I could be quite specific about the search terms by using the EPG info. That might workaround missing the first episode for a series link?
     
  3. Black Hole

    Black Hole Felonius Gru

    Ezra means when you try to record a programme that has already started - you don't get offered the series link. True, if the next programme is inside the EPG horizon you can schedule from that.

    Equally annoying (mentioned before) is accepting a recommended additional programme and finding that has not been series linked.
     
  4. Ezra Pound

    Ezra Pound Well-Known Member

    Yes, To clarify, A program can have an individual ID and a Series ID and I can't see why the series ID flag from this weeks EPG entry can't be used to record all subsequent programs, Which, as you say, may not be in the EPG yet. I usually do jump forward a week to find the next in the series but if it isn't there yet which happens occasionally, It usually get's forgotten about
     
  5. Luke

    Luke Well-Known Member

    You could set a manual repeat timer instead and then if you remember replace it with a series timer from the epg later.