Effective April 2022 (exact date TBD), Shaw customers will no longer be able to access any video programming using this TV box. Visit About: Legacy TV box upgrade program for details.

This article will guide you through the features and tech specs of the Motorola DCT3416 TV box. The Motorola DCT3416 is a high definition device with PVR functionality. It’s capable of viewing HD channels and accessing Video On Demand.

Motorola DCT3416

To view content in HD:
Connect an HDMI cable between your TV and TV 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 don’t have an HD-capable TV:
You can use a coaxial, RCA/composite or S-Video cable to connect this TV box to a standard definition TV. See the wiring diagrams below for a visual explanation of your setup options.

Motorola DCT3416
Motorola DCT3416 Digital Cable Box - front
Motorola DCT3416 Digital Cable Box - rear
HD Yes
Hard Drive Capacity 160 GB
Recording Hours (SD/HD) ~ 95/20
Tuners 2
Video Output Coaxial, Composite, S-Video, Component, HDMI
Audio Output RCA, Coaxial and Optical SPDIF
Dolby 5.1 Yes
eSATA Port (for Expander) Yes
AV Format MPEG2
3D Capable

Yes, supports 3D content in:

  • MPEG2 format up to 1080i resolution*
Dimensions (W x D x H) 44.0cm 17.0in) x 38.0cm (15.0in) x 7.0cm (2.5in)
Serial Number Prefix M
IR Tether No
Documentation DCT3400 Series 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 DCT3416 TV box.

Motorola DCT3416 Wiring Diagram with HDMI Cable


Motorola DCT3416 Wiring Diagram with Component Video and RCA Audio



Motorola DCT3416 Cable Box Wiring Diagram with HDMI Cables Connected to a Receiver


Motorola DCT3416 Cable Box Wiring Diagram - HDMI Cable and Optical Audio Connected to a Receiver

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