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Motorola DCT 6200/1000 seems to only have one audio output?

I have a Series 2 DT TiVo hooked up to my DCT 6200/1000 with RCA cables. I also have the cable box hooked directly to my T.V. through component cables. The Component input on my T.V is showing both audio and video, but the cable input ( with the TIVo) does not have sound coming from my cable box. Can anyone confirm that the DCT 6200/1000 only has one audio output, and, if so, is there any possible setting to change or firmware update to change that?

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  • misty_ricker Jan 17, 2009

    It has two sets of component ports. red, white, red, blue, green.

  • misty_ricker Jan 17, 2009

    Thanks, I will explore all of those options. Can you also verify whether this cable box is only able to output one audio source?

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    Does your unit have a yellow, red, and white input jacks?



    It should have that but the order on it is a little different.

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There are three options:

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.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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