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How long should i be able to pause `Live TV` for ?

LBDan

Standard Member
Hello All

Any ideas on how long i should be able to pause Live TV for ? There is about 30 hours left on the V+ box recording space if thats relevant ?

Cheers
 

LBDan

Standard Member
An hour and a half ? how much programming was in your planner ?

anyhow , thanks both ,will test it again later , thing is , we try not to use live pause too much because normally the box , which makes noises like it was made in about 1974 , cant seem to handle it with giving dead pixel type things when you start playing again
 

Boostrail

Distinguished Member
I agree with Flimber and have also paused-rewound live TV for over an hour but HD is only 20 -30 mins. But as the programme is I believe recorded in the same format as the incoming digital stream I suspect this may be dependent on the bit rate of the channel?
 

def

Established Member
You're supposed to be able to pause up to 79 mins. Don't know why, seems a bit arbitrary, but that's what I've always been told (and done)
 

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