How to Control Live TV on Charter
Your Charter DVR lets you control live TV.
Your Charter digital video recorder (DVR) not only lets you record television programs without the use of videotapes, it also lets you control live TV broadcasts including sporting events and movies. The DVR records the live program as it is being broadcast. This automatic recording and control is ideal if you miss a portion of the live program or you want to instantly replay a play in a game. The automatic recording is stored on the DVR for one hour--so you can replay the broadcast over and over for the next hour if you want.
Turn on the TV and Charter DVR, if the devices are off.
Press the "Pause" button on the DVR's remote control to pause the live program. A status bar will appear on your television's screen stating the program is paused.
Press the "Pause" again to resume playing the live program.
Press "Instant Reply" to watch the last eight seconds of the live program. The DVR will rewind and start playing. The device will then resume playing the live program.
Press "Instant Reply" again to play an additional eight seconds.
Press "Rewind" to rewind the live program to the position you want. Press "Play" to play the rewound portion of the live program.
Press "Fast-Forward" to skip forward through the recorded live program. Press "Play" to play the forwarded portion of the live program.
You cannot fast-forward to a portion of the live program the DVR hasn't recorded yet.
Press the "Rewind" or "Fast-Forward" buttons again to speed up the rewinding or fast-forwarding of the recorded live program by four times the normal speed.
Press the "Rewind" or "Fast-Forward" buttons again to speed up to 10 times the normal speed. Press the buttons again to speed up to 32 times the normal speed.
Press the "Play" button to enter the "Slow Motion" mode. Press "Play" again to resume normal speed.
Press the "Live TV" button to return to the live program as it is being broadcast.
Tips & Warnings
If you press the "Record" button during a live program, the Charter DVR will record the live program and store it with other programs on your DVR.
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