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Non-Spectrum Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8240HDC an option?


New Member
I salvaged a Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8240HDC DVR from the local recycling center. It's originally from a non-Time Warner/Spectrum cable provider. I currently have an old Scientific Atlanta Explorer 4250HDC (non DVR) box. Is there any way I could get the 8240HDC to work on my Spectrum cable connection? Is there even a possibility of getting a cable card for it and activating it?


Staff member
It could work, but cable companies tend to frown upon such activities. General answer is no, because they tend to be quite proprietary and what not.