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Cisco Explorer 9865HDC High Definition DVR Receiver


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Receiver Capabilities

HD Capable

Up to 6 simultaneous DVR recordings

Up to 946 hours of SD recording

Up to 506 hours of HD recording

Not compatible with external hard drive


  • Estimated storage claim will vary with mix of HD and SD recordings.
  • This equipment will take longer to load when rebooted. Allow 60 minutes when rebooting. The remote control required is based on the level of service.

Guide Version

Contour or Contour 2

Installation Guides

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

Connection Type Video Cable Connected to TV
Standard Definition Composite (PNG)
High Definition Component (PNG)
High Definition HDMI (PNG)

Front View

Cisco Explorer 9865HDC high definition DVR recevier front panel diagram showing Power button and LED display

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Number Description Active
1 Power Button Yes
2 LED Display Yes

Back View

Cisco Explorer 9865HDC high definition DVR receiver back panel diagram showing cable, power, and audio / video connection ports

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Number Description Active
1 Ethernet Port
  • TV Connectivity (UPNP Connection) - Yes
  • Internet Connectivity - No
2 USB Ports
  • TV / Internet Connectivity - No
  • +5VDC Power - Yes
3 Cable In Yes
4 RCA Video Out Yes
5 RCA Audio Out Yes
6 Component Out Yes
7 IR Port Yes
8 Optical Audio Out Yes
9 HD To TV Yes
10 eSATA Port N/A
11 CableCARD Slot Yes
12 AC Power In Yes


  • Height: 2.25"
  • Width: 13.00"
  • Depth: 9.00"

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