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Old 11-13-2006, 06:54 PM   #31
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One way to beat this is to push a button on the unit at least 3hrs 57mins before 5am (central time) when stern starts. So push a button a little after 1am and then have the recorded segment to be one full 6hr segment. The long segment will allow for the unit not to shut off until the Stern show is over.
Forget the car dock, I need to sleep too.
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Old 12-05-2006, 04:56 PM   #32
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I am so annoyed. In Canada you can't order the Home dock so I pretty much just have a portable Sirius player, the recording functions are pretty useless to me unless I want to baby my Stiletto and hover over it around the time of my schedule recordings.

I mean wtf sirius.
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Old 12-07-2006, 10:54 PM   #33
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I am a long haul truck driver and I live (almost full-time) in my truck and need to have all features available when using the car dock. I got the stiletto to record the Stern show and pause the replay when I have to leave truck or talk on the phone. Sirius needs to realize that a large portion of its subscribers are truck drivers and can't use home docks. What do you folks think, will this come true with future firmware updates or should I return this $500 joke and go back to my trusty, 2yr old StreamerGT? Thanks
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Old 12-07-2006, 11:08 PM   #34
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Do you keep it on one channel for hours and hours while not recording. It will not go off as long as it is recording. However, if you leave it on a single channel when it isn't recording, then after 4 hours of inactivity it will shut down. You can simply change the volume or channel to reset the 4 hours shut off timer. I don't see how this possibly makes this a $500 joke.
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Do you keep it on one channel for hours and hours while not recording. It will not go off as long as it is recording. However, if you leave it on a single channel when it isn't recording, then after 4 hours of inactivity it will shut down. You can simply change the volume or channel to reset the 4 hours shut off timer. I don't see how this possibly makes this a $500 joke.
I do not have any problem with the unit turning off while I am driving. The problem is that I can not automatically record a program while I am sleeping or away from the truck. If I go to bed at 10pm and want to record the 6am start of Howard but don't get up until 7 or 8am, the unit will not be recording. I just do not understand why I can not disable the auto-shutdown feature. My rig has its own battery cutoff if voltage gets low, but that is not really a problem as I have 6 deep cell batteries. I would be really disappointed if Sirius did not fix this in firmware updates. Recording programs while I sleep is the main reason I bought the unit.
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I do not have any problem with the unit turning off while I am driving. The problem is that I can not automatically record a program while I am sleeping or away from the truck. If I go to bed at 10pm and want to record the 6am start of Howard but don't get up until 7 or 8am, the unit will not be recording. I just do not understand why I can not disable the auto-shutdown feature. My rig has its own battery cutoff if voltage gets low, but that is not really a problem as I have 6 deep cell batteries. I would be really disappointed if Sirius did not fix this in firmware updates. Recording programs while I sleep is the main reason I bought the unit.
Thanks for the clarification, your point and situation is well taken and I agree with you. The auto shut-off should have been user configurable and not just automatic. Unfortunately at this time there is no work around. I will forward this issue up and see if we get any feedback on it. I'll keep you posted on it. It truly doesn't make sense to spend the money to record and it won't do it.

Again thanks for the clarification.
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Sirius Should definitely make an option to record off of sleep mode while you are
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Old 01-02-2007, 12:32 AM   #38
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Also keep in mind there are a growing number of folks that are off the power grid and whose homes run on the more efficient DC power. I don't think its fair just because you use DC power your unit should not have the same features as a AC customer's.(i also think recording via wifi should be ok, but thats another story )
I would also think boats / ships might want full functionality in their DC setups.

Really why do they need a car dock and a home dock?
Put usb connect on the car unit then sell with either a magnet antenna and 12v dc cigarette adapter OR with home antenna and AC adapter. It would have saved them on production, R&D and packaging and I still would have bought two.
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As a former s50 owner and new stilletto owner. THIS SUCKS. I live on the west coast and record Stern from 3AM to 7AM on the east coast feed. I do this in my truck and never had a problem with the battery while using my s50. Now you're telling me I can't record this way with the Stilletto? Just a big load of crap. Sirius nickle and dimes us to DEATH with this baloney. The unit is already overpriced and now this ploy to get us to buy a home dock as well. They didn't even include a friggin belt clip! I love the content on Sirius but HATE the way they screw us on equipment.
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Old 01-03-2007, 03:30 PM   #40
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I do not have any problem with the unit turning off while I am driving. The problem is that I can not automatically record a program while I am sleeping or away from the truck. If I go to bed at 10pm and want to record the 6am start of Howard but don't get up until 7 or 8am, the unit will not be recording. I just do not understand why I can not disable the auto-shutdown feature. My rig has its own battery cutoff if voltage gets low, but that is not really a problem as I have 6 deep cell batteries. I would be really disappointed if Sirius did not fix this in firmware updates. Recording programs while I sleep is the main reason I bought the unit.
OK, let me rant for a minute. For 3 years now, I've had the Kenwood KRC-H2A Unit and it worked perfect for me. When Howard came onto sirius, I hooked my Kenwood home dock up to my computer, purchased a $30 program and recorded from the input of my soundcard into mp3 format and every morning at 6:30 I put it on my Ipod and listened to the first part of the show, at lunch, I got the rest and listened to every stern show. Yeah, this is a lot of trouble and is a pain in the ass. I got the stiletto to relieve me of all of this work and simply set a recording to record the stern show, grab it off the dock at 8 a.m. and listen to the entire show, GUESS WHAT, BULLSHIT, I can't even do that because the most expensive portable satellite radio on the market is not capable of this because of their (SIRIUS') imbedded auto shut off feature that none of us users even have access too. I am very tempted to just send the damn thing back, what a wasted investment. Some of the features are very nice, but c'mon, give us a break, if this isn't updated in firmware in the next 30 days, Sirius is getting the damn thing back.

I just thought of a temporary solution, I am going to try to schedule recordings that will end and begin close to each other and hopefully I'll get my recording of stern.

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Old 01-03-2007, 04:14 PM   #41
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I'm with you Jason and others. I just started another thread in disgust on this issue (by mistake I might add.. sorry about that - you can delete that thread if you want).

I am on the west coast as well.. and I like to get in my car and listen to the recorded 3am broadcast of Howard Stern.. but now I find that I can't do that.

I got off the phone with tech support just now and the lady told me they will NEVER offer a firmware to allow waking up in the car dock for fear of battery drainage, but that is so wrong!

First off the manual does not state that it will not wake up in the car dock.

Recording 3 hours of Howard in the morning will not drain my battery.. and I have a battery cut-off switch anyway in my car. Plus that's the reason WHY I bought the Stiletto 100.. so that I could record 100 hours of Howard Stern.

Also.. the manual states that after 18 hours of sleep it will fully turn off. Since it can record in sleep mode.. I figured that that was how they would prevent battery drain. If you don't touch the unit for 18 hours it will FULLY shut off and not record. But that is not the case here.

And I didn't find any of this out until after I had bought the unit and installed it, etc. I just hope enough of us express our desire to be able to record shows IN THE CAR (duh???).. that Sirius will do something about it.
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Since Howard is back next week and the car dock won't be recording him...I have taken it in the pooper from Sirius once again as i was forced to shell out another $70 for the home dock. Thats what now...Stilletto $350, Car kit $70, home kit $70 and two year sub for $300 or so. Cha fucking ching!
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I just did the same thing Pete, bought a home dock as well.. plus I bought a friend a new radio and a year's subscription.

DAB, I appreciate you helping me on a previous issue as well as responding on this issue. I understand that the radio is portable, but I really did not think I was going to be REQUIRED to remove my radio from my car every night and plug it into a home dock then REMEMBER to unplug it from my home dock and plug it back into my car dock.. And then while I am at work.. it won't record some of the later shows because it will have gone to sleep by then.. so I will need to buy a home dock for my office as well and unplug it from my car and then plug it into my office dock.. then remember to unplug it from my office dock and then bring it back to my car and plug it in.. then start the whole process all over again when I get home.. all because I want to record some shows throughout the day and night.

I am the biggest supporter of Sirius. I just hope they realize that there are people who would like to record things in their car when they are not in the car.

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You are welcome, but you make it sound like plugging and unplugging the Stiletto is some sort of terrible chore. Come on is it really that big of a deal? These units are meant to be portable to move them from dock to dock. Don't get me wrong, I think that they should allow the auto shut-down to be user configurable. However at this time, that isn't the case and the responses I've seen appear to indicate that isn't likely to be changed. So, this reduces the options and does indeed make the option of docking in various docks necessary.

You'd really hate my setup. I have a Stiletto in my bedroom that I use to listen too before going to bed and to wake up with in the mornings. From there it either goes into the boombox in my bathroom or into the home dock in my living room. But it will end up in one or the other, until I head to work. When I get in my truck or company van depending on which I am using, it goes right into the car dock. From there I bring it into my office and use it on Wifi. I have various offices in fact 7 of them to be exact, so I use it portably during the day via Wifi or recorded content. End of the day, back in the car dock for the trip home. Home it goes in the home dock for a few hours and then back into the Soloist for the overnight sleep. The docking is what I love so much about this unit. I often times allow my tuner to record during the night or in the evenings so that I always have fresh content. It is great being able to use one tuner in all those places with one single subscription.
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Seeing that the stiletto home dock is not available in Canada, Can the Sirius Universal Home Kit (SUPH1C) work with my stiletto?
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