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Tivo turns off TV

I have a Series 2 Tivo DVR Dual Tuner playing through a Sharp Acquos LC 46D62U. System working fine for a few months, but now, when playing directly from the Series 2, or when playing back recorded programs, the TV suddenly shuts off although the Tivo DVR appears to keep functioning. The TV can be turned on again but often goes off two or three times in a row. This problem does not seem to occur if signal goes directly from Comcast box to the TV. Am running out of ideas and slowly going nuts. Any ideas?

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Re: Tivo turns off TV


For some reason your Tivo is tripping the internal breaker of your TV. Check the cables and see that they are not damaged and are connected properly (all the cables that hook up to the Tivo). If you have a spare set of cables, try them to see if the TV still turns off.

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