[mythtv-users] HD-PVR weirdness

Bob Sully rcs at malibyte.net
Tue Jun 10 03:17:39 UTC 2008

Ronald Frazier wrote:
>> I have also noted that the thing runs pretty warm - if I close the
>> cabinet
>> door, decreasing ventilation, I sometimes lose the picture, too - wonder
>> if  they're just heat-sensitive, or whether this particular one is
>> flawed.
> I'm a bit surprised. The specs only list it as 10 watts. I wouldn't
> expect something of that power level to generate so much heat. You
> wouldn't happen to own a kill-a-watt, would you? Also, does it have an
> external power converter or is it internal?
> --
> Ron

Afraid I don't have a kill-a-watt.  The power source is an external brick.

Apparently (see Steve Heistand's post), they shipped out a bunch with a
heat problem.  I have a second one on order - I think I'll wait until it
gets here before I send this one back.


Bob Sully - Simi Valley, California, USA

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