Advertisements My brother recently added a cable box to his setup. I talked him through it and everything went OK (or so we thought). He had a 30 minute show scheduled to record and it only shows 30 seconds of blank screen. He also had a 3.5 hour show and all it got was 3.5 minutes of blank screen. I haven't had a chance to get over there to look at things but does anyone have an idea of what it could be??? Curretnyl the signla comes in through the wall and goes to cable box. The cable box only has composite outs on it (red/white/yellow). They go to the tivo and the tivo goes s-video/composite sound out to the tv. The tivo menu works, the guide works and I think I heard him say he can view previously recorded programs. SO tings seem to be connected properly but obviously something is up. Does it need the actual coax cable to come out of the cable box, into the tivo, and into the tv????