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I use my own modem. Anyways I added a 3db attenuator and a splitter because didn't have another attenuator handy, had a hit sent and everything magically started working great. Thanks for all your insight
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If you have TWC internet, copy and paste the modems signal level and error log pages, don't reset it

 

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Update , got the new card and wouldn't validate , I started chatting with TiVo support and she wanted me to check conditional access screen. When I did I noticed it actually was validated all of a sudden. I checked my channels, had HBO and some HDs I check. Swapped to next HD and got the pairing screen once again and validation was gone Smiley Sad. Is it possible the signal could be to hot still? Noticed a few tuners had different SNR ratings. I've read were people had to lower the SNR to 35 or slightly lower
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I do get those channels. Oddly enough a couple cable cards back I got a few HD channels like ESPN HD would work but ESPN 2 SD wouldn't. The tech left and I believe I get my standards in SD.
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Connect your tv direct to cable, do a scan, how many analog channels do you get?

 You're in the middle of nowhere, 40-50 miles from anything major, It may not have any HD on the starter-standard tiers, do you at least get the channels in the tier?

 

 

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41008,had Rob from support explain to me that my area isn't switched digital yet. Told me only a few parts of Kentucky was around Lexington. He named them off for me and was pretty knowledgeable. We went through some tests and determined the card was bad. He sent me another kit out. What are the odds of getting a hold of 5-6 bad cards? By the way I went through my channels and I'm not receiving everything in standard def like the tech said before he skipped town.
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s/b 2 mac addresses, one for the tivo, another for the cablecard.

 

 what is your zip code?

Maybe someone there can verify.

 

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I noticed online under my account hardware that the MAC address listed is the unit address and the actual MAC address is much different. Could this be my issue or this a common yet odd thing?
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Now I got twc telling me the TiVo acts as a tuning adapter and it's not needed... Posted them the link from the support page http://www.timewarnercable.com/en/support/tv/topics/cablecard.html
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Tell that to the cable card specialist who told me I didn't in my market. Also doesn't explain why I get no Standard HD channels at the moment.
The local office never even heard of a TA which was sad. I pick up every channel on my lineup in standard definition at the moment which is best it's been. I wasn't getting that but had a few HDs with the card prior. Read on another post earlier that TA wasn't required in my market but I'll ask again.