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Telewest box can someone help i have a scientific explorer 4200dvb receiver for my cable i cannot get a signal on it when you turn it on it just says tune and it is non responsive can u help please

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SOURCE: No Ranging Response received - T3 time-out

below 55dBmv TX is a lot better. Could be a bad service line. Also if you call the cable company and have them come out again. Have them put their DSAM meters on the house lines as well as the service tap and have them check for upstream ingress. a lot of things can cause this. It could be a loose fitting somewhere in the house. A t.v.'s shielding may be going out causing unwanted frequencies bleeding in and creating all kinds of noise on the upstream spectrum going back to the node. It could even be a neighbor causing this with their own equipment. If that's the case their maintenance techs should be able to find that.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Code For Scientific Atlanta Explorer 1840 Cable Box

Try this first:

1. Press and hold SELECT and CBL until all mode keys blink twice.
2. Press 9 7 7. All mode keys blink three times. Then, after a few seconds the CBL key
blinks twice.

This put's the remote back to default. If you need more help let me know.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Need Scientific Atlanta 8300HD DVR code

You can follow the two methods I have explained below:


AUTO SEARCH FOR CODE
To program your remote in Auto Search Mode, first turn on the device you wish to program and point the remote toward it.

Then press and hold the SET and POWER buttons until the LED turns on.

Then press the device key ( CATV or RCVR) .

The LED will flash once.

Then press the CH+ button.

Then hold the POWER button for about two seconds until the LED turns on.
Release the POWER button and the LED will flash slowly. Your remote is searching through all of the codes. Continue to point the remote at the device until your device responds.
If your device turns off, turn it back on and press the CH+ button on your remote. Then press the POWER button and CH+ button alternately until the device turns off and the code is correct. Press the ENTER button to confirm and store the code. The LED will flash three times and then turn off.


If the above is not helpful then try manually searching for code:

First, press the device button on your remote.

Then press and hold the SET button. While holding the SET button, press 1 to find the first digit, 2 to find the second digit or 3 to find the third digit.

The LED flashing time will stand for each code number. If it doesn’t flash, it will stand for zero.

For example, the TV code you are trying to find is 102.

Press the SET button and 1. The LED will flash one time.

Press the SET button and 2. The LED will not flash.

Press the SET button and 3. The LED will flash two times.

Press the ENTER button to confirm and store the code. The LED will flash three times and then turn off.

Hope it helps to find your code. Thank you for using fixya!

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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