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TiVo installation I just purchase a used TiVo 2 digital video recorder with no instructions for installation. I use Insight cable services, and the TiVo came with power cord only. Could you tell me how to install, and what other accessories that I need. Please and thanks

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Since the Series2 doesn't do HD, you don't need any fancy connections, and it's pretty simple to hook up.

1) Disconnect the cable that's connecting your cable box to your TV, from the TV end.
2) Connect the end that *was* connected to your TV, to the "input" on the Tivo.
3) Get another piece of the same cable (coaxial cable), and connect the output of the Tivo to the input on your TV.

That's it.

You may just need to go to Best Buy and get a piece of coaxial cable to connect the Tivo to the TV.

If you need further help, let me know.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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