[mythtv-users] HDHR dead?

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Sat Mar 26 14:06:08 UTC 2011


At 9:09 AM -0400 3/26/11, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Scott & Nicole Harris
><snharris99 at live.com> wrote:
>> HDHRs are known for power adapter issues (especially Gen 1).  I have one of
>> my 3 units that has suffered a power adapter going bad twice now, and it
>> displayed exactly the symptoms you describe.
>
>I replaced my adapter a couple of years ago when the first one went.
>Silicondust sent me a new one.  When the first one failed, the power
>light hadn't come on full strength, it was weak and flickering.  This
>time the light is still on strong.  But it still might be that.  The
>HDHR needs 2 amps at 5 volts.  I'll see if I can find a compatible
>supply.
>
If you put in a support request at SiliconDust, I believe they'll ship you a new power supply at a pretty reasonable cost.

The problems with the first power supplies are ancient history, now.

Craig


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