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Old 04-11-2012, 11:03 AM   #1
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How many cable cards?

My series 3 required 2 cable cards. I'm considering upgrading to a premiere. I thought I read on the TiVo website that the premiere only requires one cable card. Is this correct?

Does the Elite model with 4 tuners also only require one cable card?
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:48 AM   #2
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There is only one slot on an elite.
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:03 PM   #3
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There is only one Cable Card slot on all Premiere models.
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:12 PM   #4
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Yes I see that now.
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:41 PM   #5
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An M Card can support upto 6 streams but the Elite only uses 4, so one M card is all you need and all that current models support.
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:23 PM   #6
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There is only one Cable Card slot on all Premiere models.
But how many cards fit in that slot?

JK - I had to make a joke of it before someone came along and asked the question seriously.
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:47 AM   #7
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Just to complete the answer, you only need one cablecard, but it must be an M card. If you got your S3 as long ago as mine, you probably have two single-stream cards and you'll need to swap out.
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Old 04-12-2012, 05:17 AM   #8
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My series 3 required 2 cable cards. I'm considering upgrading to a premiere. I thought I read on the TiVo website that the premiere only requires one cable card. Is this correct?

Does the Elite model with 4 tuners also only require one cable card?
Just one! ;-)

I know it's already been said.. Just wanted to let you anyway.
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