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Swapping Cablecards between TiVos

Discussion in 'TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs' started by DM3MD157, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. DM3MD157

    DM3MD157 Member

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    I currently have a TiVo Premiere that is paired with a cablecard (Comcast). I need to test out a TiVo HD unit to ensure it works. That said, I will be removing the cablecard from the Premiere and pairing it with the HD for a short while. Will I be able to then pair it back to the Premiere and not have any problems (like the recordings getting erased)?
     
  2. scole250

    scole250 Member

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    The Tivo system doesn't care, but don't know if Comcast's system is going to throw a curve with the re-pairing within such a close time frame. I'd ask their CC support first.
     
  3. DM3MD157

    DM3MD157 Member

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    I didn't even think about that. Thanks for the heads up!
     
  4. pmiranda

    pmiranda New Member

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    Aisde from the cc interface itself I would think you could test most THD function with OTA or in-the-clear QAM programming and no CC.
     

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