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#1 OFFLINE   Raybz

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 08:03 AM

Last night it was acting kinda funky, kept getting Tuner 2 lost sat
I checked the dish, swapped the cables at the LNB still tuner 2
I then swapped the cables on the back of the unit
Now it was tuner 1 Ok...bad cable or connector no prob I'll do that up today


This morning only has the record light on
I'm not home rite now so have little more details

Wife did a RBR Nothing, just the record light
Unplugged fo 5 mins... Nothing just Record light
She SAYS when she tries to turn it on there is nothing...no Dirctv welcome screen no blue light

Could it be that there is just no sat signal?
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I just don't CARE!

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#2 ONLINE   The Merg

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 08:47 AM

A record light on with nothing else is usually an indicator that the harddrive has failed.

One last thing you can try is to unplug it for 30 minutes and then plug it back in.

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Today's problems don't worry me, I haven't solved yesterday's yet.

SlimLine-3 Dish w/ SWM16 (HD Service / WHDVR) / Full Setup
HR34-700 / Panasonic TC-P50G25 HDTV / HDMI / Networked - DECA / Family Room
HR44-700 / Samsung HCM5525W HDTV / Component / Networked - DECA / Bedroom

HR24-100 / Samsung HCM5525W HDTV / Component / Networked - DECA / Bedroom


#3 OFFLINE   dlt4

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 12:15 PM

A record light on with nothing else is usually an indicator that the harddrive has failed.

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I agree. That's what happened when my R15 bit the dust.

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#4 OFFLINE   ThomasM

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Posted 29 October 2010 - 06:08 PM

More likely, the power supply has died. The record light on-dead DVR scenario was reported by many posters in the past. Also, a bad hard drive will not cause ONE of the TUNERS to fail before the bitter end when nothing works...

Also, if the HD is dead, you will get "your DirecTV receiver is starting up"..blah blah blah. But not if the power supply is dead.

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#5 ONLINE   The Merg

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 12:12 PM

More likely, the power supply has died. The record light on-dead DVR scenario was reported by many posters in the past. Also, a bad hard drive will not cause ONE of the TUNERS to fail before the bitter end when nothing works...

Also, if the HD is dead, you will get "your DirecTV receiver is starting up"..blah blah blah. But not if the power supply is dead.


I'll agree with that proposal.

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HR34-700 / Panasonic TC-P50G25 HDTV / HDMI / Networked - DECA / Family Room
HR44-700 / Samsung HCM5525W HDTV / Component / Networked - DECA / Bedroom

HR24-100 / Samsung HCM5525W HDTV / Component / Networked - DECA / Bedroom


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Posted 01 November 2010 - 10:07 AM

Thanks

Spoke to D* the girl declared the DVR dead and I'm getting a replacement shipped out :(
I know how you feel...
I just don't CARE!

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 06:42 PM

I'll agree with that proposal.

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Quick, toss some water on me (I'm on the floor passed out after reading this) :D:D:D:D

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#8 ONLINE   The Merg

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 08:01 PM

Quick, toss some water on me (I'm on the floor passed out after reading this) :D:D:D:D


Even a broken clock is right twice a day! :lol:

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Today's problems don't worry me, I haven't solved yesterday's yet.

SlimLine-3 Dish w/ SWM16 (HD Service / WHDVR) / Full Setup
HR34-700 / Panasonic TC-P50G25 HDTV / HDMI / Networked - DECA / Family Room
HR44-700 / Samsung HCM5525W HDTV / Component / Networked - DECA / Bedroom

HR24-100 / Samsung HCM5525W HDTV / Component / Networked - DECA / Bedroom





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