[mythtv-users] Clipped video from Motorola DCT-6200
tadhunt at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 05:14:07 UTC 2007
I'm thinking about finally getting around to trying to see if I can
get this to work again. Before I do, I'm wondering if anyone has this
working? I'm in the SF South Bay area (Sunnyvale), and Comcast is my
cable provider. Is it worth trying again, or are all channels 5C
encrypted now anyway?
> Re: Clipped video from Motorola DCT-6200
> Sorry for the long delay, I had been too busy to go out and swap my
>cable box for a new one until today.
>So, I get home with the new box, and it still has the same firmware
>version (16.20), and of course it still has the same problem. Grrrr..
> I'm ready to give up on this thing.
On 12/12/06, Brian McCrary <bmccrary[at]shcircuit.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 02:47:53PM -0800, Scott Doty wrote:
> > using
> > Model: DCT Disconnect: No
> > S/W Ver: 74.53 - 3321 Return: RF
> > Message (constantly changing) IPPV: Yes
> > Status: (constantly changing) Stereo: Stereo
> > A/B: Disabled IR Blast: Yes
> > Output: 3 Firmware: 16.20
> > Region: 0 NTSC/PAL: NTSC
> > there's also an "MCA" and "UNIT ID".
> FWIW, this looks exactly the same as my DCT-6200 that is now
> experiencing the same problems. I guess I'll be brave enough to attempt
> to call Comcast tomorrow and see if I can get anywhere! I normally only
> use the box for HD recordings which is one reason why it took me so long
> to recognize the problem, but mine used to work fine with SD analog
> channels. I've tried changing the output mode on the front but it
> doesn't seem to do anything. The analog svideo output suffers from the
> same problem as the firewire output does too I've noticed.
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