On some systems, the button press pattern may be , not as above. Anyone else know anything more about this? I’ve begun playing a recording from my listing of “My Recordings” and get nowhere. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated. I am looking to solve the same issue that has been talked about on this thread with an old Comcast-provided Motorola DCH box.

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Ian My finished “Media Room”. I’ve confirmed that others are doing this successfully and I tried using the firewire drivers they recommended but these drivers are not able to install via the device manager.

Quote taken from motorola DCH user guide page 42 at: Nah, that’s a bunch of crap. Problem with external disk on a SA HD.

I get none of that. Sat Nov 12, 7: This page was last edited on 5 Novemberat Portscanning my LAN turned up this: I go ahed and name it, and try to save it the external drive.

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So I firewkre off an old iMac, which runs using OS So a 1 hr show will take 1 hr to capture. I know there’s a USB port on the front of the receiver, firewirr I’m just not sure if this will work, or if it will even void the warranty. Rick-F High Definition is the definition of life. Getting more specific, I think it is Moto who implements the 5c check and bubbles that info to FE.


What I’m trying to do is record live programming from the DVR to my computer. Thank you in advance for any help.

Crystal Lake, IL Posts: I could live with that. I haven’t seen any “hacks” for Moto or SA firmwares. Motorola DVR – firewire. Some stuff is marked “copy once”, which means that your DVR is allowed to record it, but there’s no way to capture that recording. We are not asking the cable companies to expend resources in bigger hard drives, although that would be nice, but we are asking is for them to have something similar to weaknees directv and a process similar to dishnetworks where one can buy an external hard drive.

Sometimes those cables are called IEEEa 4-pin to 6-pin cables.

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These devices sit working for a long time and can suck up a lot of dust especially in an environment with pets, smoking, or windows kept open. Perfectly clear to me from the beginning. Thanks for all your info. I read that the DVR will only output to one connection at a time but without buying a TV or asking for help I wont know. Post your questions motoeola the Xfinity Community.


So I have that external drive connected with a FW cable to the old iMac. I wonder if it’s true of this receiver.

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Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. On some systems, the button press pattern may benot as above. No default realm defined for Kerberos! The answer to most of these questions is contingent upon the firmware in Motorola’s STB. I would like to purchase a large hard disk and try this for myself.