HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

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HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby JMike » July 18th, 2015, 5:57 pm

Ever since I turned it on, the date is 5 days less than the current date. I can't find a way to change it. Anybody know how?
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Re: HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby Chas Hart » July 18th, 2015, 10:47 pm

The 150PVR doesn't have a clock or calander. It uses the current station clock and date info.

Do all stations have the 5 day delay?
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Re: HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby JMike » July 19th, 2015, 12:25 pm

Every listing of programs on every channel shows the 5-day 'delay'; every file name of recorded programs has the "delayed" date in it; for example, things recorded this morning have 07142015 in the filename.
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Re: HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby Chas Hart » July 19th, 2015, 8:33 pm

Does the EPG show the correct day of week and time but wrong date?

I'm curious what the date would be on the first few days of the month.

I know it's a long shot but try a System / Restore Factory Default.

Do you have a TV with an EPG to verify the correct date from each station?
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Re: HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby antineutron » July 19th, 2015, 10:42 pm

There's a few threads on this subject. Use the search box on this site with terms like 5 day, clock, firmware.

Most likely you have old firmware. Start by contacting the poster of the Mediasonic posts here for info on that. Include your system info in your message.

Update:
I searched those terms and the threads I was sure I'd read aren't there.
I still recommend making sure your firmware is up to date.
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Re: HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby JMike » July 23rd, 2015, 12:37 pm

My TV's program guide shows the correct day of the week and date as does a D/A converter (DTV Pal) on another older TV. I went through a couple of Factory Default Resets when setting it up hoping to fix another problem (HDMI output signal goes away after 4 Seconds from power-up - a separate thread). I'm reticent to do it at this time as I'll lose several channels due to the current weather conditions, and since I did it early on, I doubt there'll be any difference in the date problem.
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Re: HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby antineutron » July 24th, 2015, 4:42 pm

Do you mean you think firmware is the issue, but don't want to upgrade right now?

That's valid, but new firmware fixes a couple other things, the big one for me was the repeat recording bug.

You can get the download by reading this:

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=3051

You don't have to install it right away, but when you do you'll need the media in fat32 format.
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Re: HW150PVR calendar date is off by 5 days

Postby JMike » August 4th, 2015, 4:01 pm

Installed firmware upgrade - problem fixed.
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