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Cisco Explorer GSH8740 High Definition Client Receiver


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Receiver Capabilities

HD Capable

Compatible with external hard drive

Client Receiver

Note: This equipment will take longer to load when rebooted. Allow 60 minutes when rebooting.

Guide Version


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 Coax (PNG)
Standard Definition Composite (PNG)
High Definition Component (PNG)
High Definition HDMI (PNG)

Front View

image of Cisco Explorer GSH8740 High Definition Receiver front panel diagram showing Power button, and LED indicators and display

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Number Description Active
1 Power Button Yes
2 Guide Button Yes
3 Info Button Yes
4 List Button Yes
5 Exit Button Yes
6 USB Port No
7 LED Display Yes
8 Select Button Yes
9 Volume +/- Buttons Yes
10 Channel +/- Buttons Yes

Back View

Cisco Explorer GSH8740 High Definition Receiver back panel diagram showing power, cable, and audio / video connection ports

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Number Description Active
1 Cable In Yes
2 Cable Out Yes
3 Video Out Yes
4 Audio Out Yes
5 Component Out Yes
6 IR Port Yes
7 Optical Audio Out No
8 Ethernet Port
  • TV Connectivity (UPNP Connection) - Yes
  • Internet Connectivity - No
9 USB Port
  • TV / Internet Connectivity - No
  • +5VDC Power - Yes
10 HD To TV Yes
11 CableCARD Slot Yes
12 eSATA Port Yes
13 1394 Yes
14 Power In Yes


  • Height: 2.9"
  • Width: 12.00"
  • Depth: 9.40"

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