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Picture freezes intermittently and permanently on Pioneer DVR

The DVR was ppurchased in late 2005 and not used very much.At first the occasional programme froze now and then but it has got worse and now most programmes run for a while and then freeze altogether. This has gradually got worse until now the machine is unusable. I have optimised the hard drive and wiped it clean but the problem persists. I suspect it is the hard drive itself. Does anyone know if it is worth repairing or should I start again? There is an authorised dealer about 40 miles away.

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  • twilight17 Dec 07, 2008

    Thanks for that. I will. Unfortunately my original post did not show that it is a Pioneer DVR-530 H-S


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Sounds like an internel hardware problem on your hard drive call the company who makes the unit its not that old and they still may fix it free

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