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Can I use my own TV box for Xfinity?

If you have purchased your own Off-Market TV Box from a reseller, please take the time to acquaint yourself with the requirements of “Qualifying Equipment” pursuant to Comcast’s Customer Owned Equipment Policy. Comcast will support such devices only if they comply with the requirements set forth in that policy.

Can I use my own TV box for Xfinity?

If you have purchased your own Off-Market TV Box from a reseller, please take the time to acquaint yourself with the requirements of “Qualifying Equipment” pursuant to Comcast’s Customer Owned Equipment Policy. Comcast will support such devices only if they comply with the requirements set forth in that policy.

Are all Comcast boxes HD?

HD service is available for all our Xfinity TV packages.

Can I use any cable box with Xfinity?

Device manufacturers, such as TiVo and Ceton, manufacture devices for retail that can use a CableCARD to access Xfinity TV service. If you purchased a CableCARD-compatible cable TV Box from a reseller, it can also be used to access Xfinity TV service.

What can I use instead of a Comcast box?

Step 1: Purchase a Compatible Xfinity TV Device Roku Ultra. Roku Premiere. Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Roku Streaming Stick 4K+

How do I know what Comcast box I have?

View TV Box Information Access xfinity.com/profile on your web browser. Sign in using your Xfinity ID and password. After you sign in, click the Devices tab. On this tab you can view the model number and MAC address of each X1 TV Box in your home.

How do I know if my cable box is HD?

Check the display setting on your cable or satellite box. If the 480i or 480p choice is highlighted, the signal being sent to the TV is not high definition. Make sure the box is set for at least 1080i output for a 1080p TV or 720p output for a 720p TV. Be aware that the DVD player was conceived before the dawn of HDTV.

Can I buy a cable box instead of renting?

Cable operators purchase TV Boxes from TV Box manufacturers that they then rent to their customers. While these boxes are generally not intended for retail sale to consumers, some of the boxes find their way into the marketplace (lawfully or not) and are sold by resellers to consumers (“Off-Market TV Boxes”).

What TV is compatible with Xfinity?

We work with equipment manufacturers to bring the Xfinity Stream app to compatible Amazon Fire TV devices, LG Smart TVs, Roku devices and other Partner Devices.

What brand is Xfinity cable box?

Each type of Xfinity Comcast set-top box model has different features and abilities, and the company uses set-top boxes from several well-known manufacturers. The majority are produced by Motorola (known as Arris since the brand acquired Motorola in 2017).

Do I need to rent a cable box from Comcast?

This isn’t exactly a new practice for Comcast. While subscribers don’t have to pay for their first cable box, it charges $9.95 per month to rent additional units, and it even charges a $7.45 per month “additional outlet” fee when you supply a box of your own.

Do Comcast HD-DVR boxes support on-demand shows?

Just get new ones from Comcast. 2) These cable boxes do not support on-demand (for that you need two-way communication, and as far as know only Tivo supports that). So I ended keeping one of the HD-DVR boxes I got from Comcast, just so I can access the on-demand shows. Ken: Thank you Golan.

What programs can I watch on Comcast HD?

With Comcast HD, you can watch more than 1,000 programs in HD on your channel lineup and through Xfinity On Demand. Comcast HD choices include: New release movies (pay movies)

Does Comcast Xfinity dc50xu dc60xu have an adapter?

UpBright 5V AC/DC Adapter Compatible with Comcast Xfinity DC50Xu DC60Xu DC50X Digital Transport TV Cable Box DTA Challenger EPS-1 PS-1.35-515C AcBel WA9008 WA8078 WA9003 3666546B technicolor DCI105COM . . Adjustable Width (1.26″ to 1.8″) Wall Mount to Hide Device Behind TV.

Can Comcast make it easy for consumers to activate their own boxes?

Ken: Thank you Golan. My Take: Although FCC rules require cable operators to allow consumers to activate their own set-top boxes, it is understandable why Comcast does not want to make it easy.