How to hook up tivo and tivo mini

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by KWN1965, Oct 23, 2019.

  1. KWN1965

    KWN1965 New Member

    Jul 6, 2019


    I'm a new tivo and mini owner. How do I hook everything together? Is there a guide on here or some where else? Do i use coax cable or do I use eithernet cable?
  2. keithg1964

    keithg1964 Ragonk

    Feb 2, 2006
    You can use either, but ethernet is preferred.
  3. V7Goose

    V7Goose OTA ONLY and Loving It!

    May 28, 2005
    New Mexico...
    Manuals are available on support site. All TiVo boxes can use Ethernet connections, and this is the preferred way to set them up.

    SOME TiVo boxes can use MoCA to provide Ethernet communication over coax - all Minis can do this, but we need to know what model of TiVo DVR you have to tell you if it is MoCA capable. MoCA often is very easy to set up, but for some people it can be a real headache. Too many variables to cover here without a LOT more information from you about your house, TV signal source, and home network setups.

    Use wired Ethernet if you can!

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