HDHR, infinitv & SDVs

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HDHR, infinitv & SDVs

Postby jachin99 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:42 pm

I snatched up a cheap ceton pcie4 tuner from eBay and I'm trying to picture the best way to go about setting things up. My cable company requires a SDV but I'm not sure if I can use one SDV for both tuners or I need one for each. Does anyone have any advice before I do e into all this?

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Re: HDHR, infinitv & SDVs

Postby signcarver » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:46 pm

This isn't the place to ask about ceton hardware (suggest thegreenbutton.tv ) but to answer your question, both need their own tuning adapter if you wish both to be able to view sdv channels.

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Re: HDHR, infinitv & SDVs

Postby gtb » Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:10 pm

both need their own tuning adapter
(to the OP) And other than the pain to deal with Tuning Adapters (sometimes called a Tuning Resolver), the TA is "free" with your CableCARD (sometimes you have to ask explicitly to receive it), although sometimes "free" comes with a frustration cost greater than zero (other than the half hour waiting on hold, and the fifteen minutes waiting for the client's T-device to restart and check its channels, my most recent activation was fairly straightforward, but that was about an hour of my life I wish I could get back).


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