Everyone likes entertainment and some people prefer top-notch entertainment, hence the need for HD channels. We have always said that Mediacom has various TV plans available and offers local as well as HD channels. On the other hand, the Mediacom HD channels not working issue can be very upsetting. So, let’s have a look at fixes!
How To Fix Mediacom HD Channels Not Working?
First of all, you need to check the cables and ensure that they are working properly. In particular, you need to check the coax cable that’s connecting the set-top box and wall outlet. For this reason, if there are physical damages to the cable, you need to replace the damaged cable with a new one. In addition, the cable must be working aptly (internal damages). So, don’t forget to use a multimeter for checking the potential continuity issues in coax cables.
When it comes down to using the HD channels, the Mediacom users must ensure that they have switched on the correct channel. First of all, you could try setting the TV to channel 3. On the other hand, the channel depends on the areas. This is because if setting to channel 3 doesn’t work, you could try tuning to channel 2 or channel 4. As a result, we are pretty sure that you would be able to stream the HD channels.
When people use the Mediacom set-top box, there are high chances that they would be using additional switches and connectors. For this reason, it’s suggested that users remove additional components on the network, such as resistors and connectors. This is because these components can interfere with the signals if they are not working properly. So, there are three things that you can do with these connectors. First of all, you could try removing the connectors. Secondly, you can replace the connectors with new ones. Thirdly, ensure that connectors are properly connected and tightened securely.
4. Power Interruptions
To begin with, let us tell you that there are very slight chances that power interruptions will lead to the unavailability of HD channels, but it’s possible. For this reason, you need to connect the Mediacom set-top box to a different power source. This is because the power source is responsible for transmitting the power signals. So, try changing the power source to remove interruption and you will be able to access the HD channels.
While using the Mediacom set-top box, you need to ensure that all settings are correct. First of all, the TV remote or the switches on the A/B switch must be set on the CATV position. If the CATV position is not available, you can also use the cable position. Secondly, ensure that the VCR is set to the TV position.
If you are still unable to access the HD channels on your Mediacom set-top box, it’s highly likely that you haven’t subscribed to the right plan. In simpler words, there are chances that you are subscribed to an incorrect plan that doesn’t have HD channels. Also, if there are unpaid dues, clear them and channel connectivity will be ensured.