How to setup your TiVo Controller with Eddy?

What is a TiVo Controller?

TiVo is the manufacture that use IP Based Technology. Basically, the TiVo controller uses Internet Protocol (IP) to communicate . TiVo is well know for pausing Live TV and has been around over a decade. These controllers are designed for consumers in mind. TiVo controller varies from 100-600 and usually have a monthly subscription fee each month.

What controllers are supported from TiVo?

All TiVo controllers that you can enable Network Remote Control are supported.

What can you do with these controllers?

Here are the list of commands you can do with your TiVo
  • Up
  • Down
  • Left
  • Right
  • Select
  • TiVo
  • Live TV
  • Guide
  • Info
  • Exit
  • Thumbs UP
  • Thumbs Down
  • Channel Up
  • Channel Down
  • Mute
  • Volume UP
  • Volume Down
  • TV Input
  • 480i
  • 480p
  • 720p
  • 1080i
  • Hybrid
  • Hybrid 720p
  • Hybride 1080i
  • Native
  • Closed Caption On
  • Closed Caption Off
  • Options
  • Aspect Full
  • Aspect Panel
  • Aspect Zoom
  • Aspect Wide Zoom
  • Play
  • Forward
  • Reverse
  • Pause
  • Slow
  • Replay
  • Advance
  • Record
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • Enter
  • Clear
  • Action A
  • Action B
  • Action C
  • Action D
  • Back
  • Window
  • Teleport TiVo
  • Teleport Guide
  • Now Playing

What are the prerequisites for adding a TiVo Controller?

You need to go to your TiVo settings and Enable Network Remote Control.

What are the steps to add a TiVo Controller?

Follow these steps to setup you TiVo controller:
  1. Make sure your controller in on your network
  2. Make sure your controller is on
  3. Setup and install Eddy Bridge on your Raspberry PI device (see this setup guide)
  4. Go to the Controllers page, here, and click on Search For Controllers button. This will find all compatible controllers and devices acting like controllers on your network.
  5. Select your TiVo controller and click on Add Controller to Add your controller.
  6. Your Device / Buttons will automatically be added

How do you test a button?

You can press the Play button to test.

Ok, I am done adding buttons, what now?

You can add activities and link your account with Alexa.

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