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Two Minis - One MOCA and One Ethernet?

Discussion in 'TiVo Mini' started by mntvjunkie, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. mntvjunkie

    mntvjunkie New Member

    May 12, 2009
    Is this configuration possible? Thinking of grabbing two Mini's, in one of the rooms I have Cable, but no ethernet, and in the other I have ethernet and no cable.
  2. Scooby Doo

    Scooby Doo New Member

    Dec 18, 2002
    Yes, provided everything ends up on the same IP subnet.
  3. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator TC Club

    Apr 17, 2000
    One thing to note is that the basic Roamio does not have MoCa built in. You don't say which TiVo you plan to pair the Minis to, but if it's a basic Roamio then you'll need a MoCa adapter somewhere on your network for the MoCa Mini to work. If you have a 4 tuner Premiere or a 6 tuner Roamio then those have MoCa built in and your setup will work fine provided the TiVo is connected to Ethernet. (the TiVo will act as a Ethernet/MoCa bridge)
  4. mntvjunkie

    mntvjunkie New Member

    May 12, 2009
    I'll be getting a Roamio Pro. Glad to hear that this setup will work. I don't plan on splitting up my subnet, or anything complex like that.

    Now I just have to wait for the Roamio Pro to ship.
  5. aristoBrat

    aristoBrat New Member

    Dec 30, 2002
    I've got two Minis and a Pro on MoCa and one mini on ethernet -- no issues!
  6. profet

    profet New Member

    Aug 27, 2004
    You'll need a moca bridge in a room with both ethernet AND cable.

    While the plus and pro have included bridges, they need access to an Ethernet cable to actually bridge the connection.

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