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post #3001 of 3008 Old 06-24-2015, 10:44 AM
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If it's a no-cost upgrade I think I might get one for the master bedroom where I do have a newer AVR that passes HDMI. However in my main system I'm still using an older Denon where I require separate audio connections.

I do believe it is a no cost upgrade. All you have to do is switch out the boxes and your set to go.
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I do believe it is a no cost upgrade. All you have to do is switch out the boxes and your set to go.
Unless there is a DVR built in? I really don't need more than one - my "Triple Play" package is already costing me $230 a month!
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Is the new DTA guide working for anyone yet?

June Invoice - News from Comcast

A new on-screen guide will soon be available for both SD and
HD TV's connected to Digital Adapters. It will be available on
or around June 22, 2015. Just press the Info or XFINITY button
on your remote to get started. Learn how to use the on-screen
guide features at www.comcast.com/adapterguide.
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Unless there is a DVR built in? I really don't need more than one - my "Triple Play" package is already costing me $230 a month!

JB if you have a DVR already the little boxes just feed off of that. So basically they use the same functions of the DVR. I just installed an Xi3 box for my father and he loves the voice control. All he has to do now is say "ESPN" and it takes him right to it.
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JB if you have a DVR already the little boxes just feed off of that. So basically they use the same functions of the DVR. I just installed an Xi3 box for my father and he loves the voice control. All he has to do now is say "ESPN" and it takes him right to it.
Cool, thanks.
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Regarding the Program Guide for DTA devices, I did a live chat with Comcast and asked about this since neither of my DTA devices have guides yet. The agent said that Motorola DTA devices should have the guides as of last Monday or Tuesday but Cisco DTA devices will not get the guides until this coming Monday or Tuesday (June 29 or 30). Both of my DTA units are Cisco so I am still waiting. You can look at the bottom label to tell who the manufacture is.
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My DTA boxes were updated to the new firmware with channel guide last night. It's a nice feature and should have been there originally, but now Comcast has also raised the monthly DTA fees from $1.99 to $2.99 starting in June.
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My DTA boxes were updated to the new firmware with channel guide last night. It's a nice feature and should have been there originally, but now Comcast has also raised the monthly DTA fees from $1.99 to $2.99 starting in June.
So the boxes they gave "free" to everyone because "they" removed the clear QAM and analog channels are now having a 50% increase in price
Comcast, you gotta love em'
I agree though, a guide is kind of a must and should have always been included.
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