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Tenafly, NJ
reply to amn70

Re: Pixelization, freezing, black screen on certain channels

My parents were having issues with their cable box. It was replaced multiple times, they had technicians replacing cables, etc. Singals were fine, there was absolutely no reason for the audio drop outs and signal picture dropping, channels not showing up, etc.

I managed to get a senior tech out to their house and he unplugged the cordless phone. Sure enough all of the problems vanished the second he unplugged it. The phone does not have to be in use or even in the same room, apparently some phones can cause problems with the cable boxes.

It is weird, but I think you should try it. At the worst it doesn't work and you plug the phone base station back in.