Hardware Information - Motorola DCX3400

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Learn about the hardware features and specs of the Motorola DCX3400 high definition Digital Box. The Motorola DCX3400 is a high definition Digital Box with PVR functionality, capable of viewing HD channels and accessing Video On Demand.

 

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The Motorola DCX3400 also comes in a 250GB model.

                          
Motorola DCX3400

The Motorola DCX3400 is capable of viewing 3D* content in MPEG4 format up to 1080p resolution.
 
To view in HD: connect an HDMI cable between your TV and Digital Box for HD picture and audio (HDMI carries both picture and audio). Alternatively, you can connect a component (red, green, blue) cable for video, and an RCA (red, white) cable for audio.
 
If you do not have an HD TV (i.e. component or HDMI ports are not available on the input panel of your TV): you can use a coaxial, RCA/composite or S-Video cable to connect this Digital Box to a standard definition TV. See Wiring Diagrams below for a visual explanation of the setup options.

 

Motorola DCX3400

 

Motorola DCX 3400 - Digital Box (front)
Motorola DCX 3400 Digital Box (back)
HDYes
PVRYes
Hard Drive Capacity500 GB**
Recording Hours (SD/HD)~ 300/60 (150/30)**
Tuners2
Video OutputComposite, Component, S-Video, HDMI
Audio OutputRCA, Coaxial and Optical SPDIF
Dolby 5.1Yes
eSATA Port (for Expander)Yes
AV FormatMPEG4
3D CapableYes, supports 3D content in:
  • MPEG2 format up to 1080i resolution
  • MPEG4 format up to 1080p resolution
Dimensions (W x D x H)38.1cm (15.0in) x 25.1cm (9.9in) x 8.1cm (3.2in)
Serial Number Prefix
M; printed next to "Host SN" on the white sticker
found on the rear of your Digital Box
IR TetherYes
DocumentationDCX3400 User Guide***
Wiring DiagramsClick on images below for an expanded view

 

*To view 3D content, you will need a 3D-capable HD TV.
**The Motorola DCX3400 also comes in a 250 GB model.
***Please note: not all features that may appear in the Manufacturer's Documentation are supported and enabled by Shaw.

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Wiring diagrams

Here are some wiring diagrams that will assist you in connecting your Motorola DCX3400 Digital Box.

 

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

 

Wiring Diagram for Motorola DCX 3400 HDMI

 

 

 

Wiring Diagram for Motorola DCX 3400 Component

 

 

 

Wiring Diagram for Motorola DCX 3400 HDMI Connected to Receiver

 

 

Wiring Diagram for Motorola DCX 3400 HDMI and Optical Audio Cable

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