BlueSky TV: PVR functionality

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Learn how to program and manage your PVR settings including how to access your saved recordings on your BlueSky TV box. Acting as the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) of the BlueSky TV ecosystem, the BlueSky box acts as a standalone PVR and as a gateway for portals to communicate with the system. This article provides an overview of the BlueSky TV PVR functionality. 

 

 

PVR recording features

BlueSky Recording has been setHere are some notable PVR features of the BlueSky TV box:

  • The BlueSky TV box includes a 500GB hard drive which allows you to record up to 60 hours of HD programming (300 hours of SD programming)
  • Ability to have up to 3 BlueSky TV boxes in the home
  • If you have multiple BlueSky TV boxes, you will have more storage (up to 1.5TB with 3 BlueSky boxes).
  • With multiple PVRs, your scheduled recordings are spread out across each PVR.

Did You Know

 

Impulse recordings (i.e. spur of the moment recordings where you press “record”) take place on the PVR that is doing the tuning (as long as there is a tuner available and no scheduling conflict). With the BlueSky TV cable box, the ability to restrict recordings to specific devices is not supported at this time.

    

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How to Record a program

Use these steps to record a program on your BlueSky TV digital cable box.

  1. Press the Guide button on your remote control.
  2. Browse the Guide until you find a program that you would like to record. Highlight the program.
  3. Select the Record button on the remote control or select the Record option from the program’s info panel.

    Record just this episode
  4. If you only want to record the one episode, select the Just this episode option and the recording will be set.

    Recording is Set
  5. If you want to record additional episodes, select All future episodes.

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How to access saved PVR content

To access your saved PVR programs: BlueSky TV Menu > Saved

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote.
  2. Use the right arrow or left arrow button to select Saved.
  3. Press OK on the remote.

Did You Know

 

You can access your recordings using your Voice Remote by simply saying "Recordings".

    

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