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DECA box gets really hot!


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#1 OFFLINE   Jammasterd

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 08:59 PM

My HR-22 was having some PQ issues(pixelization and pausing) so I decided to check the connections behind the box.

The DECA box was really hot and the coax cable f connector going "Towards" the LNB was so hot , I could only touch it for 5 seconds. The other f connection was warm.

I don't like a hot box like this laying on my wood furniture.
I'm somewhat concerned.

EDIT: found this http://www.dbstalk.c...p/t-177462.html

Edited by Jammasterd, 07 June 2010 - 09:05 PM.

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#2 ONLINE   veryoldschool

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 09:16 PM

My HR-22 was having some PQ issues(pixelization and pausing) so I decided to check the connections behind the box.

The DECA box was really hot and the coax cable f connector going "Towards" the LNB was so hot , I could only touch it for 5 seconds. The other f connection was warm.

I don't like a hot box like this laying on my wood furniture.
I'm somewhat concerned.

EDIT: found this http://www.dbstalk.c...p/t-177462.html

Since there is a post of mine in there, seems like the same thing with you. I just grabbed mine again and while it isn't "cool", at the same time I can hold on to the connector and not find it "too hot to hold on to".
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#3 OFFLINE   Jammasterd

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 09:24 PM

I'm just afraid the the warm-hot connector could melt some other wire behind the box, say the power cord.
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Posted 07 June 2010 - 09:32 PM

I'm just afraid the the warm-hot connector could melt some other wire behind the box, say the power cord.

"My hand" says that won't happen.
Whatever could melt, would have to have a fairly low melting point.
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#5 OFFLINE   David MacLeod

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Posted 08 June 2010 - 05:35 AM

actually sounds as if this one may be hotter then others, others say they could could hold it.
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