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Channel Surfing and Delay


Channel Surfing and Delay

Don't know what is happening here.  Worked fine until a couple days ago.  Rebooted TV and Main, still a delay.


When switching channels it is black between channels whereas you used to be able to see the picture.  Also, if you switch to a different channel, there is a delay before picture comes on screen.


Ran the tests and says nothing is wrong with my service . . odd!  Any help is greatly appreciated!

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Re: Channel Surfing and Delay

Unplug both the RG (modem) and DVR.  Then after 30 seconds, plug in the RG.


When the lites are green, plug in the DVR and see if channel change is instant.  Good luck Smiley Wink




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Re: Channel Surfing and Delay

DisneyDeb _ Cannot recite the techinical description of how it works, but the process of changing channels has an immediate instant delivery of the new signal that does not include the trick play of the live signal. When you settle on the channel , the signal upgrades to one with more robust capability.


The reason for this is to provide rapid channel change and trick play of live programming.


Sounds like you are not doing the first step. YOu are having to wait for the second step to see a picture.


Is this on the DVR or another STB? If it is not on the DVR, it could be a loose COAX connection in your wiring. If rebooting all your boxes does not do it & you cannot find a bad connection, call in for a replacement STB.


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