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DTC-210 blinking lights

So i took out the 4 yr old barely used HDTV receiver for Directv as I have decided to get service with them again. When I plug the thing in the power and HDTV lights go crazy clicking and blinking. What the heck is going on? the thing was fine when I put it away safely in its box on top of the closet. Any idea what the deal could be?

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  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2008

    I have the same problem. From what I have seen so far it either a bad power supply ic or it is a standby mode. I have my fingers crossed that is the latter. Mine is sitting here right now clicking away. One post I found said to leave it plugged in for 3 hours and it will start working. hope they are right. This looks like a nice reciever especially for the $3.50 I gave for it a t a thrift store. I will try to update tomorrow if this fies the problem.

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In the past few years there has been alot of HD changes with directv. There are new dishes and more programming. what type of receiver are you using. it may need the to update its software? You also can try this. power up the receiver without any satellite cables plugged in. see if it will start clicking. if it doesnt plug in the satellite cable. let me know what happens

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