I have a DCT 6214 as soon as I plug the unit on, the unit turns on with a code of Eb09 then it goes cucles through hunt and Fr 1 -10. It repeats it self then it reminds blinking with hunt Fr 1. I am not able to power on or off the unit and the unit not seem to take and commands from either the remote or directly the unit...PLEASE HELP
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You probably will be able to for a little while, until the headend your DCT talks back to gets around to polling it. Polling is when the main computer checks all of the cable boxes in its' domain for channel auths, pay-per-view purchases, and other behind the scene info. If the DCT isn't registered on the system, the headend will send a disconnect signal...eventually.
This may happen in either a couple of days, or a few days, (hedging here) depending on the polling schedule.
You may also find that while the DCT is operating, initially, the channel map maybe different, if your box was from another city or state.
As to whether Comcast will allow registering a box that was bought, and not rented properly through them, that is highly debatable. There's no rule I am aware of against that, however.
1) Connect the Tivo using the coax output of the cable box into the cable input of the Tivo
2) Exchange cable boxes with your cable provider for one with composite output jacks. It may require you to use a Motorola box that isn't High def depending on what your provider has. I know Comcast has a Motorola HD tuner that has composite outputs as well as component.
3) Upgrade to a Series 3 Tivo. Those units are designed for High Def. Use HDMI cable hookup.
Pay Per View events, or IPPV events are stored inside the unit on NVRAM (Non-Volitile RAM) until the DAC-6000 (Digital Access Controller) calls up or "polls" your unit for IPPV events.
THE BAD NEWS:
They cannot be removed by "resetting" the unit. Some claim unplugging the unit for several hours or days.... other claim that you can unplug the unit, hold down the power and select buttons at the same time, and plug the unit back in (while holding these buttons) and watch the LED screen flash 8888 several times and then let go of the power and select buttons. All this does is erase the firmware, NOT the IPPV or polling information.
Only the DAC-6000 can remove the events from your unit. Those events are stored in the unit forever until it's correctly polled by the DAC.
THE REALLY BAD NEWS:
Once those events are collected you will be billed for everything you watched.
The "0" you are seeing on the LED screen indicates it has lost it's firmware and is basically a "brick" until it has been properly re-authorized with the firmware and cleared any polling events.