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I have a luxor digital tv recorder freeview box. it was working this afternoon, but when i went to turn it on tonight it won't work. i have lost the instruction booklet, so i'm completely in the dark. please help!

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  • kimmig Feb 25, 2009

    i have a luxor digital recording box this morning it was working fine came back in later on and the box was switched off tried to turn it back on and it comes up on the front of the box fail it sounds like it boosts up when i switch it on but nothing happens just come's up fail i am also signed up to the top up tv aswell and had only got the box at christmas and me to have lost the paper work and just need to get the problem fixed it is still under warrenty as i only bought the box a christmas need the contact number for LUXOR thanks

  • candidoodi Feb 26, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem - have tried turning it off then resetting as suggested in the trouble shoot but with no change.

  • austinklg Feb 26, 2009

    Same problem with my Luxor freeview box. It comes on and says "Please Wait" then after a second "Fail". This happened on the 25th Feb, funny that this has happened to all these bxoes at around the same time. I would be greatful for any ideas or contact numbers, thanks.

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    customer services08444159159 open 8am - 10pm

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    Got the Luxor 250gb box at xmas and the other night it just came up with fail and now wil not work at all, sounds like a common problem - cheap rubbish.

  • janpants Apr 19, 2009

    Same thing for me. Have had this box since January - used only a handful of times, the rest of the time I've had it on standby. Went to use it tonight, pressed menu, then it failed. Won't come back on. Very disappointed and don't know where to get help online as I can't locate a hompage?

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