TiVo Card? Receiving Premium Channels?

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by Daspit, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. Daspit

    Daspit New Member

    Aug 21, 2007


    What is the TiVo card people mention? and ComCast tells me I can't use Tivo to receive premium channels but have to use their DVR. Is this true? I have a Series 2. Thanks.
  2. litkaj

    litkaj Member

    Jun 5, 2007
    Exton, PA
    You're probably referring to the CableCARDs needed for the Series 3 units to tune digital cable. Your Series 2 can't use them.

    As to tuning premium channels with a Series 2, if they are broadcast analog then your TiVo will tune them just fine. If they are digital then you will need to use an STB attached to your TiVo with an IR blaster or a serial cable for control.

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