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Cabling for PIP with Premiere DVR

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by Asker24, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. Asker24

    Asker24 New Member

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    I want to see my full range of cable channels both on the Picture-in-picture small screen and the full screen of the TV. How do I do this with a Premiere box? The cable signals from Comcast have to go through the cable card to be seen, so a splitter before the TIVO will not do the trick. That just gives me channels 1-32.
     
  2. atmuscarella

    atmuscarella Well-Known Member

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    My guess is you need a cable box along with your TiVo. The cable box would be connected to a second input on your TV so you have 2 signals.
     
  3. ajwees41

    ajwees41 Active Member

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    what tv do you have? what do you mean small screen?

    http://support.tivo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/216

    can't be done.
     
  4. Bighouse

    Bighouse 200 Club Member

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    You have to await the TiVo mini.
     
  5. Asker24

    Asker24 New Member

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    Thank you, ajwees41, - although I am obviously not happy with the answer, the link you include is right on target.
    In response to the other question, I have a Samsung PN64e8000, and I am talking about the picture-in-picture feature.
     

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