[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun Died

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Nov 9 19:29:19 UTC 2009


On Monday 09 November 2009 12:07:32 Mitch Gore wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have had my HDHR since its initial release approx.  (2007ish)  over the
> weekend all the suddon it quit working.  Only power light turns on.
> SiliconDust says its a hardware issue and I need to replace.  I was
> thinking about cracking it open and seeing if i could see what was wrong. 
> Anyone tried this?  Success?

The first thing I'd check is the power supply (wall wart). Although your power 
LED illuminates, it's possible you are getting insufficient current. If this 
is the original power brick, and you have never replaced it, this is a very 
likely scenario.

Of course SD would have probably suggested this, if they thought it was the 
problem, still it wouldn't hurt to check it out, possibly by using a 
different brick of the same voltage.

-- 
Brian Wood
beww at beww.org


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