Well I called in because my PoS box the guide was lagging so much, everytime you would browse the guide it would freeze, then speed up and go way passed the channels you were looking for and end up in the music channels or high 800s or something.
So they said they would swap it out with a 6416 or 3416. My luck they landed here today with the DCX3400-M. It was setup very fast, downloaded the crap from eastlink quick too. Looks good, very clean cut. I think the picture might look a bit better too. The old one I had, I was using DVI converter to HDMI then plugged into the TV.
Does anyone know if Charlottetown offers 100% digital?
I would like to swap my DVR for the new DCX3400 but I understand that it doesn't have an analogue tuner so I don't want to lose any channels (although I suppose Eastlink wouldn't let me swap if that were the case)
Location: Halifax (Motorola HD DVR DCX3400-M/DCX700M 50" Plasma)
I also got the DCX3400-M and one thing I noticed is on the HD channels my old box was inputting the video signal on the 1080i channels @ 1920x1080i@25 , now when I went into the diagnostics after the DCX3400-M was installed I saw that the signals on the HD channels were coming in at 1920x1080i@30 so there is a difference right there in the FPS. 3416 was inputting signal at 25fps and now the new 3400 is inputting signal at 30fps.
Does anyone know if EastLink's new Motorola DCX3400-M can support an external hard drive like the WD 1 GB DVR Expander? I believe there's an eSATA port at the back, just below the HDMI port, but don't know if it works. It wouldn't be long before the built-in 250 GB drive fills up on 1 hour HD shows and 2 hour HD movies!
I certainly hope the Sata port is enabled via Eastlink. Looking at other forums for other cable providers with most of their boxes (not sure about the DCX) have the ability for external storage configured.
Jimbo - you have the DCX , do you know if the port is enabled or not? Are you running an external drive with your unit?