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HDTV/TiVo/ HD cable box hook-up

I'm hoping someone can answer this question, but I'm already afraid it'll be a resounding "no". I have a HDTV, HD cable box from Time Warner, and a regular Tivo. Is there any way to set things up so I can at least WATCH HD channels? I don't care about recording them. I wouldn't mind switching around inputs - ie video 1,2 etc...I still want the Tivo to change my channels when appropriate. Maybe a splitter on the cable box? Any suggestionsw welcome!


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Sorry No but there are other ways.

In reply to: HDTV/TiVo/ HD cable box hook-up

Tivo suck I had the same problem, Tivo promised to have an HD DVR like 2 years ago I still havent seen anything.
Here the only ways Ive seen to record HD or Time Slip HD contant, one is sony make a HDDVR for Digital Cable or ATSC ant HD, but its very pricy it retailed for 999.99 but its on clearance at most retail stores for 499.99 .
Or I bought a TV tuner for my computer called HDTV wonder it was much cheaper, selling for 119.99 at comp usa.
hope this help good luck.

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Tivo Hook up

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I just hooked up HD Box and HD TV in what I thought was the same way I had the old regular cable box and regular TV., But it only works when the TV is on. WHen it is off, the TIVO box does not get the signal.

Have you figured this out?


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i gave up

In reply to: Tivo Hook up

I finally bit the bullet and changed from tivo to a HD dvr from my cable company; i decided the better picture was worth my divorcing Tivo : ) I had forgotten how much better the pic is in HD - even the non-HD channels glook amazing. I never did figure out a way to get everything hooked up and still have tivo change the channel-


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