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8XX receivers software update

From December 13-14, 2017, we will be updating the software on all HDDSR 800 and HDPVR 830 receivers. This update will enhance your HD guide experience.

Features and bug fixes

Version 61.16 provides the following features and bug fixes:

  • Update to Program Options Menu for currently airing program
  • "HDTV Large" TV Type setting now defaults to "Full Colour" genre mode
  • A variety of bug fixes and stability improvements
  • Enhancements to recording and playback functionality
  • Improvements to configuration and tuning within multi-dwelling unit
  • Adjustment to Download notification to avoid daytime hours (will be seen with next update)

Customer Download Details - HDPVR 830

Around 12pm ET on Wednesday December 13, 61.16 will become available for download. HDPVR 830 units will load this code in the background, when a tuner is free. Once the download is complete, an onscreen prompt will give you 60 seconds to cancel, otherwise the unit will reboot and install the update. Within ~2 minutes, the reboot will complete and the unit should be running 61.16.

Customer Download Details - HDDSR 800

Around 12pm ET on Thursday December 14, 61.16 will become available for download. HDDSR 800 units will give you 60 seconds to cancel, otherwise the download will start. If you cancel after this, or turn on the unit while the download is occurring, you will be brought instantly back to live video. Once the code is fully downloaded, the unit will reboot and install the update. Within ~2 minutes, the reboot will complete and the unit should be running 61.16.