So two months ago I re-subscribed to Cox cable tv services. I’d had the net service for years but just objected to paying all that money for video. Alas, when I got the Wii I needed a little larger screen to put it on. So I found a 40″ 1080p set for $350.
All was well and I’d actually managed a wire antenna that picked up about 20 stations. It’s just that depending on time of day, weather, etc. some stations would come in, others would pixelate, or just go black.
And it lacked the 24/7 cooking channels and HGTV (For Keyron).
So I had them hook it up.
Been having a problem with the Motorola DCX3200-M cable box. It’s more an annoyance that Cox refuses to address than anything so I think a little public shaming is in order here.
It keeps going into Auto Power Down mode. I had called Cox about this and they told me that it was my television and not the cable box. So I checked the TV settings and the auto power down/off settings were disabled.
Well after I told the Cox representative that the TV wasn’t doing it, that the APD notice said “Press any button on your cable remote to cancel.”, and that they couldn’t help me, I told her have a good day and hung up.
But it is still occurring. This time I grabbed a photo:
And while I’m on a rant, could Flickr please fix the photo link issue? I’m getting tired of having to get the HTML/BB code, paste into a text editor and pick out the fucking link. Are you at Flickr TRYING to push me to Picassa?
I found Cox’s Facebook page, Liked it, and posted that they may want to look at my profile since this blog cross posts to Facebook. Let’s see if they answer now.
The Cox folks said they couldn’t see my FB profile. So they referred me to the Cox New England page. I posted my complaint on there. We’ll see what they say.