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TEAC dvb420 set top box

It is locked and i can't get it to work. I have turned it off at the power and back on again. Have checked all the connections.
Both red light and the green light are on (so it is on standby and on at the same time). Remote is not responding

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  • Matt_77 Mar 24, 2008

    I am experiencing the same problem. Yesterday (23rd) the set top box froze (picture) but the sound was working so I turned the box off and on. Both the breen and red light were on but no picture. So I unplugged the unit and left it overnight and now today the problem is the same. No picture and red and green light on. Anyone else having the same problem or have you managed to fix it.

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2008

    No picture with both green and red lights on

  • Ember1962 May 04, 2008

    Same problem, have left it switched off for days with no change when I switch it back on. Anyone have any ideas ?

  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    I've experienced the same problem with no picture and the red and green lights both on.

    It seems quite strange that so many of these boxes are having the same problem all around the same time!

  • skippy3056 May 15, 2008

    thats everyone for your input. I actually went and bought a new one for $79 and so far so good, plus I don't get any interference fromn turning on and off lights. Its the TEAC SBB450. Tossed the other one out.

  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2009

    Same problem , red and green lights on , did seem to clear for a while but now , "nuttin", l paid $115- some 5 years ago, so l guess $20-00 per year aint to bad, but now l'll have to get the kids a new one !!!!! DOOOH !!!!!

    I'm not even going to bother opening it to investigate, although if anyone knows the fix, l'd be interested in having a go, its dead now , it cant get any worse.....

    Cheers David April 15 2009.


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Sorry guys, have checked on other forums and unless it is still under warranty, or you are good with electronics, it is not worth fixing. Apparently it is a problem with the chip and capacitors on the board. I opened up my STB after fining this out and found heat stress marks all around the chip. Result : Its dead!

Posted on May 14, 2008

On another forum site, the electronic fis is posted, but you will have to good with electronics to fix it.

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