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beggers359

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Cisco 8742HDC DVR
« on: September 03, 2013, 04:18:14 pm »
BrightHouse, my cable TV provider, has given me two Cisco 8742HDC DVRs. MCE isn't autodetecting them and I don't see a template. Any ideas whether this box will work?

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Re: Cisco 8742HDC DVR
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2013, 09:27:45 pm »
We do not have a device template for this device. What are the control options? IR? RS232? Ethernet? If the latter two, is there a protocol specification that can be used to make a template/device?

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Re: Cisco 8742HDC DVR
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2013, 12:09:19 pm »
IR and Ethernet, yes. RS-232, no. I'm also wondering whether BrightHouse firmware will allow networking via Ethernet without subscribing to their whole house DVR service.

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Re: Cisco 8742HDC DVR
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2013, 06:09:16 pm »
Find a protocol specification. Google will help.

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