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Not even loading screen

My sagem str 6400t/6700t makes a whirring sound as if it is loading when youturn it on but nothing loads.Just get a black screen it worked fine 2 days ago now nothing. Tried to return it to shop but they wont take it without a receipt and it was a present from a relative.

The time on the box flashes but nothing else. Really annoyed.I've checked all the leads are connected correctly. It isn't even a year old and have only used it once, as I couldn't use it at my previous address due to reception and only moved into my new house on friday.

Anyone any ideas?

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  • jessica_p989 Jul 12, 2009

    yes it does have a built in hard drive

  • jessica_p989 Jul 12, 2009

    Has a standby button but I have switched it completely off, unplugged it.Moved it to another room and still nothing.It has a built in Hard drive



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Does the digitalbox has an inbuilt harddrive?? /David

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  • David Jul 12, 2009

    If you hear a whirring/buzzing sound, I believe it has something to do with the hard drive. Does the digitalbox has a function to turn it off or does it have a "RESET-BUTTON"? //David

  • David Jul 12, 2009

    Okay, if you've connect the digital box to a SCART input, check that there are no AV4S, it should only be AV4 when you select the scart input on the TV. Othervise you're watching the SUPER-VHS input. Remember only AV4. no S after the combination.

  • David Feb 02, 2010

    Did it solved your problem?


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I've a similar problem. It froze during a recording last night. Wouldn't switch on properly or off. I ended up disconnecting it. Reconnected hoping it would reset but it just whirrs loudly then displays 'init' on the box and a blank screen on the tv. Can't find a reset button anywhere on the unit.

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