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Old 12-03-2012, 09:44 PM   #1
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No channels coming through

I just hooked up a new tiro premier in our bedroom, but I can not get any channels to come through. If I click the live TV button on the remote, a screen showing a progress bar and "scanning for channels" shows but never completes. It has been plugged in for a few days. I do have a M-card already installed in it that we picked up from the cable company (Cox).

They mentioned that I might need a decoder. I'll probably be callign them tomorrow, but I wanted to check here first to see if I'm missing something. I would have expected at least non-HD channels to come through, but I get nothing.

Note that if I hook up the cable straight to the TV, I do get all the normal non-HD channels that I used to get.

Thanks for any help.


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Old 12-03-2012, 10:24 PM   #2
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Try hooking up the premiere in another room. It sounds like you might not have a strong enough signal?

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Old 12-03-2012, 10:26 PM   #3
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Try maybe a restore or re run guided setup

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Old 12-03-2012, 10:28 PM   #4
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Thanks for the reply. I nearly have it working now. Apparently there were instructions with my cable card, and I was supposed to call to activate it. I have some channels now, and the cable company is telling me the others should be coming in shortly. At least I'm close to up and running.


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Old 12-03-2012, 11:36 PM   #5
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Make sure you re-run guided setup again after the cable card is fully activated.

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Old 12-04-2012, 11:23 AM   #6
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You likely also need a tuning adapter!

Make sure you get one!

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