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Does anyone else constantly have the issue of there program freezing up then error code SRE 03061 come up on the screen?  This has been happening for weeks and all I'm told is unplug and let it system reset.  It happens everyday and mostly at night(tv is not on during the day).

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Comcast tech came out early, he looked at everything and ended up going up the pole at the end of the street. He said there was a "trap" installed, and they don't use traps anymore so it must have been up there for a while. He took out the trap and so far TV is working fine.

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Does anyone else constantly have the issue of there program freezing up then error code SRE 03061 come up on the screen?  This has been happening for weeks and all I'm told is unplug and let it system reset.  It happens everyday and mostly at night(tv is not on during the day).


XRE03061:  http://customer.xfinity.com/help-and-support/cable-tv/x1-errorcode-xre-03061/

 

You most likely have signal issues which can be repaired if you get a TECH out to your residence...

If you don't want to wait, you can go into Diagnostics and post your Upstream Power Level, Downstream Power Level and SNR here and others can view and comment on them.

To get to Diagnostics, press EXIT button for 3 seconds, then the down arrow twice, then the number 2.   Arrow down to SYSTEM and then DOCSIS.




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I too have this issue.  Downstream power -.4 dBmV. Downstream SNR. 40.8 TenthdB. Upstream power. 51.2 TenthdBMV

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I too have this issue.  Downstream power -.4 dBmV. Downstream SNR. 40.8 TenthdB. Upstream power. 51.2 TenthdBMV


Your Upstream Power is too high!  You need a TECH onsite to evaluate and repair that issue.

 




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What are acceptable downstream and upstream power levels? Also SNR? I am reading downstream 6.7 dBmv, upstream 49.0 tent dBmv with SNR 43.3. Freeze occurs mainly on one channel and usually from 8 PM to 11 PM. Rarely at any other time or channel.

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What are acceptable downstream and upstream power levels? Also SNR? I am reading downstream 6.7 dBmv, upstream 49.0 tent dBmv with SNR 43.3. Freeze occurs mainly on one channel and usually from 8 PM to 11 PM. Rarely at any other time or channel.


Your numbers are in spec...  if this is occurring on one channel it is more than likely a frequency issue ...something is interfering with the frequency that this channel is being delivered on....  You will need a Tech onsite to diganose and make repairs.

 

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What are acceptable downstream and upstream power levels? Also SNR? I am reading downstream 6.7 dBmv, upstream 49.0 tent dBmv with SNR 43.3. Freeze occurs mainly on one channel and usually from 8 PM to 11 PM. Rarely at any other time or channel.


geek46's answer is correct. on another thread comcast said the signal levels should meet these numbers.

 

Upstream Transmit Power Level: 25 to 53 dBmV.
Downstream Receive Power Level: -8 to 10 dBmV.
Upstream Receive Power Level: -2 to 2 dBmV (technically should be as close to zero as possible)
Downstream Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR): minimum of 35 dB.
Upstream Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) Individual Modem: minimum of 31 dB.
Upstream Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) Channel Average: minimum of 31 dB.




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I have downstream frequency 681000000 htz

received power -7.9 dbmv

carrier lock operational

snr 36.5 tenthdB

 

upstream is 30100000 htz

power is 50.4

 

Any ideas??

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I have downstream frequency 681000000 htz

received power -7.9 dbmv

carrier lock operational

snr 36.5 tenthdB

 

upstream is 30100000 htz

power is 50.4

 

Any ideas??


You're barely in spec. Are you having issues? 




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I had a tech out and he swapped out 2 splitters,  replaced a short length of outdated cable that a previous tech overlooked, changed a filter on the outside post and the freeze stopped. He said the signal strength was OK and could not explain why the freezing took place only on specific channels and during defined timeframes. He indicated this is a frequent problem and he just attacks any and all weak possible points just to start fresh. The next day I was told that I had an outdated modem and a replacement was sent. So far no more freezing but what a pain to get resolved.

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I tightened my cables and the error went away.  I would suggest you try that first.  It didn't even occur to the tech on the phone...

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I fI have to wait around fo rone more tech this year!  This is ridicluous

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Hello autismmom14,

I apologize for any inconvenience you are experiencing. What is the nature of your issue?




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I have two error codes. XRE-03059 and XRE-03061 that pop up for a couple fo different channles. The 03059 is the most frequent. An it happens different times through out the day, mostly morning and sometimes all day on certain channels. It started in late October 2016.

 

Besides the frustrating upfront service of sending signals over and over, verification of who I am over and over as I am swittched to I finally got the number to call "Tier 3" to avoide the transfers. I will give Comcast credit however in trying to solve the issue. There has has 4 service trips to my home trying to figure out how to fix it. They replaced all of the X1 equipment, an amplirier three times, and checked all outside connections each time someone came out.

 

I talked to me nephew who was a Cheif Petty officer in the navy and took can of the radiar and other classifed electronics on an aircrat carrier and he said that what ever it is its not in my home after everything that has been done. He thinks that it has to be something he called "upstream" before the signal get to me. Of course he doesn't know for sure but things its probably a gound somewhere that isn't secure which interfers with the signal. I don't know and find it frustrating. Especially since it happens mostly on the one channel I watch the ost and premium channels in the middle of a movie or not being able to tune into a movie I wanted to see. 

 

I know this is a standard gripe but its true, I pay for a premium service that I don't receive and I just wish they could fix it once and for all.....

 

 

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I have two error codes. XRE-03059 and XRE-03061 that pop up for a couple fo different channles. The 03059 is the most frequent. An it happens different times through out the day, mostly morning and sometimes all day on certain channels. It started in late October 2016.

 

Besides the frustrating upfront service of sending signals over and over, verification of who I am over and over as I am swittched to I finally got the number to call "Tier 3" to avoide the transfers. I will give Comcast credit however in trying to solve the issue. There has has 4 service trips to my home trying to figure out how to fix it. They replaced all of the X1 equipment, an amplirier three times, and checked all outside connections each time someone came out.

 

I talked to me nephew who was a Cheif Petty officer in the navy and took can of the radiar and other classifed electronics on an aircrat carrier and he said that what ever it is its not in my home after everything that has been done. He thinks that it has to be something he called "upstream" before the signal get to me. Of course he doesn't know for sure but things its probably a gound somewhere that isn't secure which interfers with the signal. I don't know and find it frustrating. Especially since it happens mostly on the one channel I watch the ost and premium channels in the middle of a movie or not being able to tune into a movie I wanted to see. 

 

I know this is a standard gripe but its true, I pay for a premium service that I don't receive and I just wish they could fix it once and for all.....

 

 


It's a tuner issue but I have a question regarding the house wiring, what kind of amp? Do you have the same errors on all 5 of your boxes at the same time or is it specific boxes. Your upstream signal levels inside don't add up.

 

DVR 30dbmv

XG2 35dbmv

Modem 54 dbmv

Xid don't use the same levels

Unless there's multiple splitters in your house there shouldn't be a 20-25 difference between the three. 




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Hi Andrew,

 

Yes, It happens on all TV's. I am not sure what type amp it is. It was installed by Comcast. The last man out was a specialist sent by Teir 3 and I was assured the was as good as they get. He changed the amp again, checked for noise on all the lines and checked every piece of equipement (which is all brand new up to date box's). I built the bouse 6 years ago and all the cabling goes through a single box and there are no splitters.

 

I just had one of the channels that I watch drop off with the 03059 code. I have read that other peoplr in my neighborhood have the same type issues but I don't know the specifics.  

 

Whatever it is, it's not in my house or the line outside. I don't know how many more techs can come out to find nothing here. I'm beginning to believe in gremlins......  

 

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Hi Andrew,

 

Yes, It happens on all TV's. I am not sure what type amp it is. It was installed by Comcast. The last man out was a specialist sent by Teir 3 and I was assured the was as good as they get. He changed the amp again, checked for noise on all the lines and checked every piece of equipement (which is all brand new up to date box's). I built the bouse 6 years ago and all the cabling goes through a single box and there are no splitters.

 

I just had one of the channels that I watch drop off with the 03059 code. I have read that other peoplr in my neighborhood have the same type issues but I don't know the specifics.  

 

Whatever it is, it's not in my house or the line outside. I don't know how many more techs can come out to find nothing here. I'm beginning to believe in gremlins......  

 

Thanks for paying attention to my post. 


I hate to tell you to have another tech out but I think you do. They are able to track a single channel's frequency and track down the cause of any deficiency ( it's impossible to check it remotely). Also to see why there's such a difference in those upstream levels especially if they are coming off an amp ( hopefully the right amp too).




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Upstream 60.8
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The signal levels you posted are horrible. X1 will never work reliably with those signal levels.


Khomewo wrote:
Upstream 60.8
Downstream -16.3
SNR 32.5

 

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Khomewo wrote:
Upstream 60.8
Downstream -16.3
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Your modem is just as bad. Remove any extra splitters to give yourself more signal. If you can't, call in for a tech visit.




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we have the same problem EVERY night when some one watches netflix on our main tv that has the DVR hooked to it. all of our other tv's freeze up. I assume we need to call for service?

 

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9570Steve wrote:

we have the same problem EVERY night when some one watches netflix on our main tv that has the DVR hooked to it. all of our other tv's freeze up. I assume we need to call for service?

 


No guaratees, but yes.




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Hi Khomewo. The information provided by the above users and experts is correct. I wanted to follow up to see if you are still having issues, and if we need to get a tech out. If you do need additional assistance, please send me a private message by clicking on my name, "ComcastChe" then click private message me.

 

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I am having the same issue, with these 2 error codes. I have a tech coming out today at 3:30pm. I will let everyone know what he comes up with.

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Your box is showing a lot of correctable errors, hopefully the tech can track down the cause. Since they'll be there, see if you can swap your RNG150 for an XG2 (more functionality)



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wow, I'm guessing you were able to look up my account info from the forums? I am guessing that the RNG150 is the STB model correct? I'll pass this info along to him after he does the tests. My signals were really bad too when I checked, everyone in my neighborhood seems to have Comcast for internet but sattelite for TV, and this could be the reason why.

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Comcast tech came out early, he looked at everything and ended up going up the pole at the end of the street. He said there was a "trap" installed, and they don't use traps anymore so it must have been up there for a while. He took out the trap and so far TV is working fine.