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Tivo Premier Incompatible with Charter Communications

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by billjohnson101, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. lpwcomp

    lpwcomp Well-Known Member

    May 6, 2002
    The $149 box is a regular 2-tuner Premiere which supports analog & digital cable and digital OTA, so you should be fine.

    It is the Premiere 4 and the Premiere XL4 which work only on digital cable that would be problematic.
  2. unitron

    unitron Active Member

    Apr 28, 2006
    semi-coastal NC
    Your Series 2 is tuning in analog cable channels, which means Charter in your area hasn't discontinued them for all digital yet.

    A Series 3 or the 2 tuner Series 4s will tune analog cable for now, as well as digital over the air broadcast (which the S2 can't do) and will be able to tune digital cable as well, if they discontine analog channels, although you'll probably need a cable card installed in the TiVo, which S3s and S4s are set up for.
  3. jfharrison

    jfharrison Member

    Dec 30, 2006

    Unitron & James:

    Thanks, I needed the confirmation. Now I can feel secure to make that purchase and then when Charter pulls the plug on analog I can start squirming all over again. Hope that is more than a year or two from now. Gotta make a lifetime subscription pay.

  4. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

    Feb 4, 2008
    One way to make it pay- sell it before its too late! Seriously, with lifetime its worth something now, I would take advantage of that.

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