Since this is my first post, I'd be remiss to not thank everyone here on the forum. My wife and I moved a few months ago, which meant a new cable company. I was not pleased with the pricing of their DVR service, so I looked for alternatives. It was largely this forum that sold me on trying something different by purchasing a TiVo, and we have been pleased with it ever since. There is only one issue, which always seems to pop up on football Saturdays. My downstairs TV (which is the best in the house) connected to a TiVo mini has the picture start to pixelate, and the sound gets choppy or drops off. I have a tv upstairs with the TiVo Bolt, and this TV always performs well with a great picture. The two are connected by MOCA. I drew a (not so) fancy diagram of my system and put it on my Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/N23qR6 I want to "tackle" the problem, which I'm sure is in the MOCA network. Interestingly, the RX power at the Mini is always around 0.6 dBm, the RX PHY rate is around 181, and none of the packets have errors. Since we are renting we can't run Ethernet cable between the upstairs and downstairs. I see two options: 1.) is there an obvious error in my network setup? I know the amp is a little low bandwidth, but I had issues with the upstairs TV picture quality without the amp. 2.) should I abandon MOCA and purchase a bridge to hook up the Mini by Ethernet? My existing AirPort is dual band MIMO wireless N. I ought to be able to find another one (used) to serve as a bridge. This ought to provide enough bandwidth, right? I really appreciate your help and expertise, TiVo friends!