We did the 1995 code thing here in Portland for one of our two boxes (and old "silver" model), and received two X2 boxes within a week (main box and small client box). Some experiences with setup this weekend:
Somewhere during setup of the main box we got a "something has gone wrong" message and had to call Comcast. The CSR reset the box on her end, and setup proceeded.
The Sony TV wouldn't program. There are threads where this is a common problem for this and other TVs. There is a defect either in the voice remote, its programming, or the code list, where it won't go through the "extra" codes listed for the TV and stops after three button presses (codes require 5). The solution (after an hour of checking online) was to use a manual code setup, pressing the channel button repeatedly until the TV turned off. http://forums.xfinity.com/t5/X1/XR5-and-XR11-quot-Voice-Remote-quot-Code-Lists/td-p/2550616
Both the live rewind and voice search functions work. My kids love this, since they have been doing this with the various plug-in video devices we have (Amazon Fire stick, etc)
There are some apps, including Pandora. Presumably Netflix will follow at some point.
The picture is much clearer than it was with the other boxes. Nice screensaver too (like a Chromecast).
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