[mythtv-users] HDPVR problems - power supply again?

DryHeat122 . dryheat122 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 12 13:51:51 UTC 2019


On Mon, Aug 12, 2019, 6:43 AM DryHeat122 . <dryheat122 at gmail.com> wrote:

> IDK, I've used non-Hauppague wall warts and they've failed too.  I've seen
> those schematics for powering via USB.  I might have to try that.
>
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2019, 6:34 AM Greg <gregl at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> On 8/12/19 9:14 AM, DryHeat122 . wrote:
>>
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>> On Mon, Aug 12, 2019, 5:17 AM Justin Alcorn <justin at jalcorn.net> wrote:
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>>> I had similar problems.  The powersupply fixed it.
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>>> On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 1:16 AM DryHeat122 . <dryheat122 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> After a very long period of reliable service, my HDPVR is failing to
>>>> start recordings and/or starting them then dropping them after around 30
>>>> sec.  Logs show recorder failed errors.
>>>>
>>>> My natural impulse is to think the HDPVR has trashed yet another power
>>>> supply. I think the current one is its 4th.  But have never had this
>>>> particular symptom before, so thought I'd better ask.
>>>>
>>>
>> Does anyone know why these boxes are so hard on power supplies?  I've
>> never had another device that was like this before.
>>
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>> I don't think it has anything to do with the box,but more to do with the
>> components in the power supply..
>>
> It seems that you can buy these cables now.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079K2DS3H/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_t1_S5wuDbD8NW6DT
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