Hardware Information - Motorola DCT3080

Document created by alyssap on Jul 18, 2012Last modified by shaw-jody on Dec 19, 2017
Version 20Show Document
  • View in full screen mode

Learn about the hardware features and specs of the Motorola DCX3080 Digital Box. The Motorola DCT3080  is a standard definition Digital Box with PVR functionality, capable of viewing HD channels and accessing Video On Demand.

 

This article provides insight into:

Did You Know

 

*The DCT 3080 is also capable of tuning to HDTV programming. The unit employs a process called “down-converting” to allow high-definition programming to be viewed in standard definition format. Therefore, although the DCT3080 is able to tune to an HD channel, the picture quality displayed on your TV is in standard definition.

                               
Motorola DCT3080

With the Motorola DCT3080 you can use a coaxial, RCA/composite, or S-Video cable to connect this Digital Box to your TV. See Wiring Diagrams below for a visual explanation of the setup options.

 

Motorola DCT

 

Motorola DCT3080 Cable Box - Front
Motorola DCT3080 - Cable Box Rear
HDNo*
PVRYes
Hard Drive Capacity80 GB
Recording Hours (SD only)~ 48
Tuners2
Video OutputComposite, Coaxial, S-Video
Audio OutputRCA, Coaxial and Optical SPDIF
Dolby 5.1Yes
eSATA Port (for Expander)Yes**
MPEG4No
Dimensions (W x D x H)43.2cm (17.0in) x 27.9cm (11.0in) x 7.0cm (2.75in)
Serial Number Prefix
M
IR TetherNo
DocumentationDCT3080 User Guide***
Wiring DiagramsClick on images below for an expanded view

 

**The 3080 has an eSata port which is not enabled by default. To enable this port, and thus the ability to use a PVR Expander, please contact one of our customer support representatives.
***Please note: not all features that may appear in the Manufacturer's Documentation are supported and enabled by Shaw.

Back to Top

 

Wiring diagrams

Here are some wiring diagrams that will assist you in connecting your Motorola DCT3080 Digital Box.

 

Click on any of the images below for an expanded view.

 

Motorola DCT3080 Cable Box Wiring Diagram: Composite Video and RCA Audio

 

 

 

Motorola DCT3080 Cable Box Wiring Diagram: Composite Video and RCA Audio to a Receiver

 

 

 

Motorola DCT3080 Cable Box Wiring Diagram: VCR/DVD Recorder using a Coaxial Connection

Back to Top

 

Related Articles

 

 

Attachments

Outcomes