As of December 11, 2018, Shaw customers will no longer be able to access any video programming using this TV box. Visit Dec 11 | End of Life of the DCT 3080 for details.

This article will guide you through the features and tech specs of the Motorola DCX3080 TV box. The Motorola DCT3080 is a standard definition TV box with PVR functionality, capable of viewing HD channels and accessing Video On Demand.

 
Motorola DCT3080

You can use a coaxial, RCA/composite, or S-Video cable to connect this TV box to your TV. See the wiring diagrams below for a visual explanation of the setup options.

Motorola DCT3080
Motorola DCT3080 Cable Box - Front
Motorola DCT3080 - Cable Box Rear
HD No*
PVR Yes
Hard Drive Capacity 80 GB
Recording Hours (SD only) ~ 48
Tuners 2
Video Output Composite, Coaxial, S-Video
Audio Output RCA, Coaxial and Optical SPDIF
Dolby 5.1 Yes
eSATA Port (for Expander) Yes
MPEG4 No
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 Tether No
Documentation DCT3080 User Guide
Wiring Diagrams Click on images below for an expanded view

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Wiring diagrams

These wiring diagrams will assist you in connecting your Motorola DCT3080 TV box.

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

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