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DCT6416 unable to use input jacks

I have a DCT6416 and would like to use the inputs from either the front or back but don't know how to change the settings to recognize that input. I would like to do this for 2 reasons. First to be able to put DVD movies onto the hard drive and if I am able to put my DVD through the DVR that would upscale the video for me.
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  • walt_fam Apr 27, 2009

    I have this box too, except I'm simply trying to play my xbox 360 through the front jacks. My old cable dvr box had the same inputs on the front, and all I would have to do is press the input key on the bottom left side of the remote to switch to the front input. When I try to select the other input. Please help!

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Unfortunately, none of those input connections are enabled.  Nor will they ever be. :(

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