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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Re: DTC-210 blinking lights
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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I guess the obvious question is, do you have a DirecTV dish installed on your house? If you do, then most likely the cable you have plugged into the Satellite Input on the back of the receiver isn't connected to the dish. I would recommend calling DirecTV and having them send a tech out to double check the system.