[mythtv-users] Comcast Firewire in Montgomery County, MD

George Galt george.galt at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 16:54:45 UTC 2007


No, it was my 2 year old scuffling around on a carpet and then poking
around in the wiring closet who was not properly grounded.



On 8/31/07, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
>
> On Aug 31, 2007, at 8:00 AM, George Galt wrote:
>
> > One other thing to note -- the DST6200 box is not grounded.  I found
> > out the hard way that it will ground itself through the firewire cable
> > if necessary -- frying a motherboard.  I've since grounded the cable
> > box myself.
>
> Sounds like maybe the cable drop to your house is improperly
> grounded.  This is, unfortunately, very common.
>
>
>
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