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Old 09-20-2013, 08:28 PM   #1
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Need CC firmware help

Using the cablecard menu on my orig S3 the firmware being reported for my two M cards is as follows:
Card #2 FW Version: 03.31, 02.65, 03.25
Card #1 FW Version: 02.01, -.-, 03.25

Considering buying a Roamio but want to know if I'm going to be able to enjoy all 6 tuners. Tivo support says I need firmware 2.65 for Moto cards. So it appears the card #2 should work but not card #1, correct?

I have TWC near Toledo OH and their support claims I can only receive 2 tuners on any CC but we all know how reliable they can be.

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Old 09-21-2013, 08:15 AM   #2
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Not sure about firmware level, but I have TWC in NYC and swapped out my series 3 for a Roamio.

Kept one of the two cards and returned the other one. All six tuners work just fine.
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Old 09-23-2013, 08:05 PM   #3
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bump, any help?
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Old 09-24-2013, 02:49 PM   #4
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If you buy 1 roamio you only need 1 card so the one with the updated firmware should work fine.

The other card in your S3 is likely a singlestream card so that is why the Firmware is so out of date.
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Old 09-24-2013, 04:29 PM   #5
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These are notes I took for Motorola cards based on other threads on this topic:

Firmware required for 6 tuners:
FW 2.65
FW* 6.25

CableCARD Part# should be greater than 514517-01x-00.
Part# 514517-012-00 should be sufficient except for FiOS which apparently requires 514517-017-00

Additionally if Tuning Adapter is required:
For Motorola MTR700 you need platform version 01.37 to get 6 tuners.
(Version info under Settings-Account & System Info-Tuning Adapter-Tuning Adapter Diagnostics-CODE MODULES)
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