eir Vision box features

How do I find a programme I want to watch?

The Programme Guide tells you what’s on other channels. There are three ways to access the programme Guide:

  1. Press GUIDE to go the full 7 day Programme Guide 
  2. Press the left and right arrows to bring up the Mini Programme Guide while continuing to watch Live TV 
  3. Press the up and down arrows to bring up the Channel List while continuing to watch Live TV

Can I pause a live programme?

  • Yes you can on your eir Vision+ box. Simply press the play / pause button (>) and then press it again when you are ready to continue watching.
  • A small panel will appear showing the playback information. This will tell you how far behind the live broadcast you are.
  • Check out our tutorials on Watching Live TV.

Can I rewind a live programme?

Yes you can on your eir Vision+ box but only up to the point where you began watching that programme.

 

  • Just press Play/Pause and when you’re ready to continue viewing from where you left off, all you need to do is press Play/Pause again.
  • If you want to go back to see something again, press Rewind. You can rewind back to the point at which you started watching the programme.
  • Pressing Fast-forward lets you skip ahead in a programme which you’ve paused. Fast forwarding will automatically stop when it catches up with the live broadcast. A small panel will appear showing the playback information. This will tell you how far behind the live broadcast you are.
  • Check out our tutorials on Watching Live TV.

I don’t want to scroll through every channel in the program guide – can I apply a filter?

  • Yes – you can filter the menu to show channels you have subscribed to, favourite channels or by category/genre.
  • When in programme guide simply press the blue button and select the appropriate filter.

How can I search a programme I want to watch?

  • Click the 'Search' in the top right hand corner.
  • Enter the name of the title you're looking for.
  • Search results will be presented by date/time and channel.
  • If the program is currently on, a 'Watch Now' option will be presented.

What is the difference in the eir Vision+ and eir Vision Multiroom box?

  • There are a number of features available on your eir Vision+ box, including the ability to record, play, pause and rewind live TV.
  • You can store up to 375 hours of recording material and you can select programme reminders for the shows you don't want to miss.
  • The My Recordings feature is only available on your eir Vision+ box therefore you can only view recorded programmes via this box. You can watch live TV on your Multiroom eir Vision box.

How do I turn on / off my eir Vision+ box?

  • To turn on your eir Vision box you will need your eir Vision remote. Press the power button on the top right hand corner of the remote to switch the eir Vision box on and off
  • The red standby light will change to white on the eir Vision+ box and green on the eir Vision multi-room box when it’s powered on by the remote control.

Can I block my kids from watching certain TV channels?

  • Yes, our engineer will help you set the Parental Control PIN for your box at the point of installation.
  • If you wish to change the Parental Rating you have set go to Parental Control and enter your PIN.
  • You can then select a new age rating for your eir Vision box. You can choose to set the age rating to G, PG, 12, 15 or 18.
  • If you require any help with setting this up after installation, please call our Technical Support team on 1890 260 260

You will have parental control in each room. All the all eir Vision multi-room boxes in the house will be controlled from the eir Vision+ box Parental Control setting so whichever setting you have chosen will apply throughout your home.