[mythtv-users] My HDPVR just died...

Gavin Hurlbut gjhurlbu at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 22:16:47 UTC 2011

On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 1:35 PM, Daniel Born <born_daniel at yahoo.com> wrote:
> My HD-PVR bought about 3 years ago just kicked the bucket yesterday.
> Symptoms were: recordings still happening but with a "static interference"
> look to the recordings. (meanwhile direct viewing from stb to tv showed all
> was good).
> Shutdown entire mythtv setup, from stb to computer, waited 30 seconds and
> restarted.
> After that, HD-PVR was not recognized by computer anymore. On the HD-PVR
> power led went from bright blue to dark blue and stayed there. No number of
> on/off, unplug/replug operations took it out of that "mode"...
> Going to buy another one tonight... Looking forward to see if new has less
> "issues" (periodic freezes and recording "glitches").

I assume you tried a different USB port?  It could be that your USB
port went wonky rather than the device.  I know I have a few USB ports
that are completely dead on my machines.

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