[mythtv-users] HDPVR 1212 power supply

Jim lists at morton.hrcoxmail.com
Wed Sep 5 12:52:14 UTC 2018


On 9/5/2018 8:42 AM, Rajil Saraswat wrote:
> On 09/05/2018 06:44 AM, Jim wrote:
>> I can't answer your question but I will say that Hauppauge's power
>> supplies are pure
>> crap. I have been through 5 of them in a 3 year period. (No
>> exaggeration.) I finally
>> took someone's advice and cut the connector off of one and wired it to
>> the
>> computer's power supply. I've had no issues since then and the HDPVR
>> seems to be
>> more reliable than before but I can't prove that.
>> I should also mention my system is on a Tripp-lite power conditioner
>> and UPS so the
>> problems I've had can't be shirked off on dirty power.
>>
> Interesting. The issue I have is that after recording for a while HDPVR
> emits a "config call request for value 0x800 returned -110" and locks
> up. The red led continues to glow on the device.
>
> Did you modify a computer PSU and powering it through it?
> _______________________________________________
>
I just connected the wires to the 5v and ground pins of a molex connector
and plugged it in. Then ran the wire out through an empty slot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molex_connector

-- 
Jim


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