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R16 Screensaver Problems


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#26 OFFLINE   GDRobins


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 08:36 AM

Sorry, I should have mentioned, my neighbor HAD the same issue and changing out the the old cable FIXED the issue. R-16 has not done the screen saver problem since. Sorry to upset you.

Puhlease... Zactly how does the R16-300 cabling cause a screensaver to kick in? Or replacing the cable cause it to work correctly.  All that equipment cares about cable condition concerns quality of signal issues...  I BTW have the same issue with this model and it seems that I read somewhere that inactivity from the remote, ie... not changing channels for an extended period of time will cause the screensaver to kick in.  Also of note. I don't believe that I always had this issue with this model.  I believe that this was inflicted upon us by one of the software upgrades.



LOL  My screensaver was on while I was creating this post.  Now the receiver just kicked out of screensaver mode to normal operation on it's own violation.  Nobody touched anything.  :-|

Upon reflection.  It may be possible to restart the screensaver timer without clearing the receive buffer by bringing up the guide and then closing it  Dunno... but it sure is a pain in the butt to have to babysit the receiver..

Edited by GDRobins, 18 September 2013 - 09:26 AM.

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#27 OFFLINE   acostapimps


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Posted 20 September 2013 - 10:58 PM

Are you aware you're responding to a 2 year old post? :)

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#28 OFFLINE   GDRobins


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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:40 AM


However,perhaps since both my mothers satellite and my own exhibit this same symptom... is it not still relevant.  Google searches will bring this page up for other interested parties.  I BTW spent 20 years as a communications equipment technician and another 20 years as a computer technician.  I can't help that I found it odd that someone would claim that replacing the RG-6 would have any affect on a screensaver problem.


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