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Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8000 DVR Receiver


Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8000 DVR Front View


Receiver Capabilities

Not HD Capable

Up to 2 simultaneous DVR recordings

Up to 50 hours of SD recording

Compatible with external hard drive

Guide Version

Advanced TV

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)
Standard Definition S-Video (PNG)

Front View

Scientific Atlanta Explorer 800 DVR Front View

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Number Description Active
1 Power Button Yes
2 Message Indicator Yes
3 LED Display Yes
4 IR Sensor Yes
5 Recording Indicator Yes
6 Volume +/- Buttons Yes
7 Select Button Yes
8 USB Port No
9 Channel +/- Buttons Yes
10 Guide Button Yes
11 Info Button Yes
12 Smart Card Slot No
13 Exit Button Yes
14 List Button Yes

Back View

Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8000 DVR Back View

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Number Description Active
1 1394 Yes
2 S-Video Out Yes
3 IR Port No
4 Digital Audio Out Yes
5 RCA Out Yes
6 Secondary RCA Out Yes
7 Cable Out Yes
8 Auxiliary Input Yes
9 Serial Number Yes
10 Cable In Yes
11 AC Outlet Yes
12 AC Power In Yes


  • Height: 3.25"
  • Width: 17.0"
  • Depth: 13.0"

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