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  1. Are the firewire ports on the Rogers 8300HD active or not?

    Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion
    I need to extract HD shows off my 8300HD and would prefer a firewire digital stream than re-encoding over component. I have tried several ways to get a firefire stream out of the box when playing a prerecorded show, but I get nothing. Even the old DV camcorder I used would only show a blue...
  2. Dying 8300HD?

    Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion
    I have an 8300HD with an external drive attached. For the past couple of days, things have been odd. (1) When I try and access a recording, I get the message that the recording is unavailable. I then switch the external drive off and on again, and then I can play the recording. Never had to...
  3. Rogers Cable

    Industry News
    Rogers Cable Inc., a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc., is Canada's 2nd largest cable television service provider with 2.3 million basic cable subscribers with almost three-quarters being of them also subscribing to digital cable. The company, which offers cable service to 3.66 million...
  4. Add more storage to your SA8300HD PVR

    Industry News
    The Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HD is a high definition, two-tuner personal video recorder (DVR) that is currently being marketed by cable companies throughout North America including Rogers Cable and Videotron. The unit has been well received by Digital Home members and a common complaint...
  5. Do-it-yourself SA8300HD PVR Expander

    Industry News
    This is a very informative article, yet I wish it went the extra step and provided some recommendations and links to specific drives, enclosures and cables. I'm sure they're not hard to find, but I think that sort of detail would have been appropriate in this article for those that are not...
  6. SA8300HD - External SATA Drive Works, Please Read Post 1 and Post 1 Links

    Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion
    This thread is designed to assist people wishing to add an eHDD to an 8300HD. Check out the links below: Note regarding the May 2011 Rogers firmware update: This firmware was supposedly to fix problems with the eHDD. Post your...