[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun Died

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 19:48:17 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 2:29 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> 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.
> That's just what I was about to say.  When I had this problem earlier
> this year, SD replaced my wall wart at no cost, despite the fact that
> the unit was out of warranty.  It's been working fine since then.
> If you can find a compatible plug lying around (I used one from an
> ethernet switch), it's an easy thing to test.

Just make sure it has enough amps and the correct polarity or you may
fry something.


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