March 28, at 4: Is there something that needs to be done to the new remote to make it compatible with the older TV? The HDMI switching in the receiver is based on 1. Each cable company programs the features of the cable box they wish to offer. April 22, at 6: Hi I just purchased the DCX Thanks for the quick reply.

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When developing the HDMI standard all was well till the movie industry entered the picture and decided that HDMI must carry various forms of copy guard protection within the specs of the cable.

There is NO RF output. Not compatible with cable systems in areas where Cisco units are deployed. December 18, at 9: I also have a Shaw DCX that occasionally squares up.

My switch’s link light is on, so there’s a physical connection, but there’s no new entry in my router’s DHCP client table. Go to Computer at the main menu then right click on it, select manage then click on Device Manager, then right click on the universal serial bus controller to expand then right click on the usb port hub to update driver software.

Originally posted by stevenkan: Or I could do it myself if they just open up the firewire port and turn off the encryption setting.

Any way to enable this? Please write back and let us know. Same for example you have an older HDTV set which is only P compatible, feeding it a P signal may result in no image since it cannot sync with the resolution being output by the cable box.


How to use a Motorola DVR/Firewire – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Anyone else know anything more about this? You should know that Fireqire set top boxes whether Cable, Satellite or Telephone company boxes with built in PVR — recorders will have a cooling fan and hard drive built into the integrated units. However, there is a firewird rumor that Motorola has finished and released a new version of the firmware which they believe fixes the problem Is this true, I would like to get this new moto cable box pvr and hook it up through the hdmi, but not if it will cause a delay.

There is no way to get around this noise with a PVR set top box with built in recorder and hard drive.

My Motorola HD cable box has Ethernet. What for?

Last edited by TNO; at I have no problem with installing a hard drive. Clearly you’ve put a lot of thought into this and I’m ddcx3400 in your debt. I have several workaround that you can try for it to work. Please tell us which questions below are the same as this one: The tech support guy had me press the menu button and where the resolution section was had me change it from i there did not seem to be a p option to p.

How to use a Motorola DVR/Firewire

I have no time…channel. I was hoping for the the best quality picture without analog connections.


So here in lies the biggest problem with HDMI moving forward, now with 4 different versions of the HDMI spec, and each version NOT necessarily backward compatible with the previous version, consumer audio and video integration has not evolved into a nightmare 10 times worse than could ever have been imagined with Component Video or DVI, Sure back in those days you had to deal with 3 or 5 separate cables but they all worked with any TV, Monitor, Receiver or Cablebox.

April 10, at A note to our American and International readers motoroola Cableboxes are like cell phones in order to work they need to be connected to a network — in this case a cable company. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Try a component one. These systems require you to mtoorola a minimum of 2 boxes in the case of Telus or 3 components in the case of the Shaw gateway.

My Motorola HD cable box has Ethernet. What for? – Ars Technica OpenForum

I’ll look up XP compat mode and see if I can get it to work. It does not make sense.

This site is best viewed while logged in. The USB is supposed to be for required instructions and communications between the two units.