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R16 high-pitched whine?


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#1 OFFLINE   SCDishMan2006

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Posted 16 August 2010 - 05:42 PM

Just activated a replacement R16. Is it common for these receivers to emit a high-pitched whine? Or is that just during start up?

It's VERY aggravating.

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#2 OFFLINE   ThomasM

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 07:03 PM

Just activated a replacement R16. Is it common for these receivers to emit a high-pitched whine? Or is that just during start up?

It's VERY aggravating.


Could be a bad fan bearing, HDD bearing, or bad power supply.

It's NOT a common occurence. I would call DirecTV and request a different unit.

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