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Cisco Explorer 1642HDC High Definition Receiver



Receiver Capabilities

HD Capable

Not compatible with external hard drive

Note: This receiver will take longer to load when rebooted. Allow 60 minutes when reloading.

Guide Version

Cox TV

Installation Guides

Use the guides below for instructions on how to connect this receiver to a TV.

High Definition Component (PNG)

Connection TypeVideo Cable Connected to TV
Standard DefinitionCoax (PNG)
Standard DefinitionComposite (PNG)
High DefinitionHDMI (PNG)

Front View

Arris XG1 high definition DVR receiver front panel diagram showing Power button, and LED indicators and display

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1Power ButtonYes
2Power LEDYes
3Recording IndicatorYes
4USB PortNo

Back View

image of Arris XG1 high definition DVR receiver back panel diagram showing power, cable, and audio / video connection ports

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1CableCARD SlotYes
2Cable InYes
3Video OutYes
4Component OutYes
5Audio OutYes
6Optical Audio OutYes
7Digital Audio OutYes
8S-Video OutYes
9IR PortYes
10HD to TVYes
11Ethernet Port
  • TV Connectivity (UPNP Connection) - Yes
  • Internet Connectivity - No
12USB PortYes
14Power InYes


  • Height: 2.25"
  • Width: 13.75"
  • Depth: 9.00"
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