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My 921 started "clicking"
Posted 17 October 2006 - 09:11 PM
Pretty quiet these days in here for those of us who still have a 921 DVR. My 921 has been working pretty well lately, but now I have the following issue.
Yesterday morning, I woke up and heard my 921 "clicking" when I came into my living room. FYI, I usually leave my DVR unit powered on overnight (I sometimes rewind an hour or so of IMUS on MSNBC when I leave the DVR on MSNBC overnight).
The unit had the picture freeze at the same time when I first turned on the TV monitor yesterday.
I did a power button hold-for-ten-seconds reboot and the clicking went away and things were fine. However, the clicking came back a few hours later and is still coming back every 2-3 hours. I have done both power button and power cord unplugs.
Earlier tonight, it was clicking and I just turned the power off the 921, but even with it off, the clicking would not stop (until I rebooted).
One more thing, sometimes it will click and will only temporarilly freeze up the screen on the channel I am viewing for a couple of seconds, but the live action will continue (although the pic has frozen on one image twice, including the first time I turned my TV on Monday morning and noticed the clicking).
Any idea what may be going on or what I should do? Is my unit about to crash? I have several things (me on TV news and on TV at a Cubs game) I would like to record to my DVD burner before my unit crashes or is turned in for a MPEG-4 upgraded reciever (I am planning to do that in the next 6 months anyway).
Sorry for the ramble...but I'm a Ramblin' Man.
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Posted 17 October 2006 - 10:02 PM
Posted 18 October 2006 - 09:40 AM
Keep in mind - receiver or DVR are computers with satellite tuner or two.
Posted 25 October 2006 - 12:46 PM
Sat 500PP at 61.5 and Sat 1000.2 at 110/119/129
Unit 1 HDMI out to HDMI Panasonic AE700U to 96" screen via Gefen 2x1 HDMI Switcher (BetterCables HDMI cables)
also OPPO Digital DVD and NAD Reciever / Amp -- USB.2 500G SimpleTech External HD (working fine so far)
Unit 2 HDMI to DVI Sharp AQUIS 37" LCD 1080i with Samsug DVD and Sony STE 595 Receive/ Amp.
Other Dish Reciever 221 HDMIto DVI out to Samsung 56" RP-DLP
Posted 27 October 2006 - 12:11 PM
Posted 27 October 2006 - 02:55 PM