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

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Aug 31 16:37:24 UTC 2007

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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