[mythtv-users] Cable box serial control

James Orr james at orrwhat.net
Thu Apr 22 14:18:39 EDT 2004


On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 13:43, Curtis Stanford wrote:
> I *just* got my DCT box hooked up. Before it had it hooked up I could change 
> channels no problem (no picture of course) with a serial cable. After they 
> activated the box, it didn't work anymoe. They're definitely sending 
> something to disable that port. Bastards...

When they activated your cable they probably sent a reset.  I guess it's
a regional thing how they have it setup, mine worked right off without
any trouble.

See if they'll send you the "app_if enable" through their billing
software as Paul Crick suggested.

-- 
James Orr <james at orrwhat.net>



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