Timer Editor

These settings are structured identically in the Guide View, Overview view, Grid view and Next event view.

Explanation of the keys

Editor Explanation

The following screenshots show the various keys of the respective fields, depending on where you are.

The blue framed text shows which setting is explained below the screenshot.

The VPS and EPG function is explained HERE in detail.

Show Name

The framed field shows the title of the program to be recorded. This can be edited with .

Channel Selection

The framed field indicates the station for the recording. With the keys the channel selection be changed.

Date setting

The framed box indicates the scheduled date of recording. The date can be edited with the key.

Recording mode

With    or   the mode of recording can be changed. The following options are available:


The program is recorded


The program will not be recorded

Zap & record

Switches to the recording station and the program is recorded


It is only switched to the recording station without recording


A so-called M-Timer is created and a reminder is displayed at the set start of the show

Setting the start & End time

The framed box indicates the scheduled start time of the recording.
The time can be edited with the keys. This also applies to the end times.

Adjustment of Prepad & Postpad

The framed field shows the Prepad for the recording.
With the keys   you can advance be adjusted. This also applies to the Postpad.
With the key    neither a Prepad nor a Postpad is set.

After event setting

With you can set what the Vu+ should do after the recording. The following options are available:
Auto > None > Standby > Deep Standby

Repeat settings

Repetitions can be defined with the following keys after pressing the   key:

Record path setting

With the   (PVR button) the name of the program can be taken over from the first field.

Alternatively, the folder for saving the recording can be selected with  .
Bookmarks can also be selected with the key. These are identical to the bookmarks managed by the VTi.

It is also possible to select the directory marked with the cursor by pressing the key or you can select a directory from the movie list.

With the    key you can switch to Search view. Unless a search request has been created for the timer, this field cannot be edited.

Delete settings

Delete after hours: The recording will be deleted after a specified time.
This routine is called up once an hour and deletes the recordings after the set expiry time.

Delete when there is insufficient space: The recording is automatically deleted when there is no more space on the hard drive (currently hard coded to 15GB)

File Name

Use the left and right keys to select which suffix should be added to the recording name.
The options are:

  • vu+ standard
  • Name
  • Name + Description
  • Name + Timestamp
  • Name + Description or Time
  • Name + Description + Time
  • Name + Time + Description

If you have not selected „vu+ default values“ in a search or in the global settings, the recording will be renamed after the end of the recording. If a recording with the same name already exists, the newer one is given the suffix „-2“, „-3“, etc.

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