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Replacing HR23-700 power board

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#1 OFFLINE   Grapeguy

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 11:40 PM

Smoke from my HR23-700 today. Opened the case to find a capacitor (or other small pill looking device) had shorted out, burning the power board plastic about 3 mm all around. Terrible smell. Airing out the house for hours. I'm hoping the fix is as easy as replacing the power board. However I cannot find a HR23 power board for sale. Are the power boards for the 21, 22, 23, ans 24s the same? Are they interchangible? Thank you!!

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#2 OFFLINE   litzdog911

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:48 AM

You probably won't find one. Just call and order a replacement DVR. It's only $20 for shipping. Free if you have DirecTV's Equipment Protection Plan.
HD DVRs: HR34-700; HR24-500; (2) HR20-700 + WD eSATA 1TB drive/Antec MX1 case; HR21-700; HR21-200 w/AM21
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#3 OFFLINE   JeffBowser

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:42 AM

These HR23-700 power supply posts are becoming frequent.....
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#4 OFFLINE   jimmie57

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:23 AM

These HR23-700 power supply posts are becoming frequent.....


Yep, and I have one. Makes me look at it each time I pass it.

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HR24-100 Component cables to 46" Samsung LCD & Optical Cable to Yamaha AVR, H21-200 HDMI to Yamaha AVR & HDMI to 52" Mitsubishi LCD


#5 OFFLINE   CCarncross

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:16 PM

Havent we really read about only a handful of failures so far? I dont know if there is way to tally it but I'll be there have been less than 10 reported failures, and I believe only the 3 reported fried boards with smell and smoke getting out.

#6 OFFLINE   JeffBowser

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:56 PM

What alerts me is zero reported prior, and suddenly we see 3 or 4....

Havent we really read about only a handful of failures so far? I dont know if there is way to tally it but I'll be there have been less than 10 reported failures, and I believe only the 3 reported fried boards with smell and smoke getting out.


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Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:33 AM

Don't forget they are also probably approaching that magic age.....You'll see the same thing from the HR24's as well, just like we saw with the 20's, and 21's.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:45 PM

Mine blew out about a year ago and just got around to replacing 3 bulging caps but still doesn't work...must be a different component on the power board that fails...
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HR20-700 (HDMI)

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