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No. You have to hit exit to leave On Demand on Spectrum Guide.
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the 210 is junk had 5 of them when they first came out no thanks. only 4 tuners not 6 no clock on the front. i agree with satch on the cisco unit and the arris six tuner model. now running ODN software if something goes south it's an easy fix if it can be fixed via a phone call unlike the 210 boxes. for the life of me i can't figure out why the numbers on the 210 remote don't light up but the rest of it does. also when i had it there was no caller id on the tv screen i don't know if that's been fixed or not. when i had it i spent three hours with tech support trying to get the HDD to format or do what ever it does. i will hold onto my 6 tuner untill it blows up LOL. oh yea also when i had the 210 it was giving me a message that the channel i wanted wasn't in my subscription when i was paying for it lol

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to bad spectrum don't support whole home dvr service as the arris and the cisco boxes are made for that
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Thanks for pointing out the cons! I really want the caller I'd. I hope I get the boxes
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@krel_2018 which model number do you have?
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@toolman1990 wrote:

@ahsanur wrote:
I have been getting some pixelation issues on a lot of channels and some don't appear so clear. Will the boxes you mentioned have better quality video? Thanks for always helping out! I truly appreciate it!

That is not going to be a box issue. It is going to be a signal related issue espaiclly if your noticing this on multiple channels. You would need to contact support and have them schedule a truck roll for a tech to come out to fix signal related issues.


New boxes will not solve signal issues,

 

You will need a service call for a signal and drop line test.  Your main tap should also be checked or any corrosion in the lines.  Disconnect splitters, they can hurt signal strength. We would like at inside and outside wiring connections for this issue.

 

Most importantly, don't reboot any boxes, modems, or routers for at least six hours prior to your service call.  This resets the error codes to zero, and the tech needs to see the error codes.  Than, turn to the channel(s) that pixilate the most when the tech is there so that he can get an accurate signal reading.

 

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Great info. Thanks!
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@toolman1990 wrote:
No. You have to hit exit to leave On Demand on Spectrum Guide.

Right,

 

In Spectrum Guide, On Demand Portal is not a channel.  It is akin to a screen menu which is why Exit must be pressed to leave On Demand in Spectrum Guide.

 

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@ahsanur wrote:
Thanks for the advice. Is there any way to check the signal my self?

And the boxes that were mentioned, do they switch channels quickly?

You can call into Spectrum technical support and they are able to pull up the signal levels to your equipment. Their telephone number is 1-866-858-8922.

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I remember seeing a Samsung DVR box in store. It was fat and black. Do you guys know about it?