[mythtv-users] Verizon Fios QIP7100 2 occasionally turns itself off, 6200ch always thinks it's on

Will Dormann wdormann at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 13:07:24 UTC 2016

On 6/23/16 2:48 AM, Joseph Fry wrote:
> Just cut the female ends of the molex splitter off, and solder or crimp
> the red wire of the pigtail to a yellow wire (12v) on the splitter, and
> the black wire of the pigtail to one of the black wires on the splitter.
>  kinda like this: http://i.imgur.com/2NOiiJY.png.  You can add some lamp
> cord or speaker wire in between if you need some length.
> If I remember correctly the HDPVR uses about 2A at 12V, so about 24
> watts max... assuming you have a decent power supply in you myth server,
> it should be able to power a couple of them safely.

Hmm, I'm quite certain that the HD-PVR uses 5v (red) instead of 12v.
Wiring in the above manner would certainly fry the unit, I'd think!


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