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Just blinked off and no power

I was starting to record and the dvr blinked off and there is no power whatsoever. I have a dvd-rw in it and can't get it out. I am very frustrated!

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  • jsue May 03, 2008

    Thanks! It does smell - where are the fuse(s)?

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I would unplug it... let it sit for a few minutes... plug it back in and see if it comes on... if not.. feel if its hot or even smell it for an electric burn odor.

If it never comes back on its possible a fuse inside the unit was blown.

Posted on May 03, 2008

  • Ronald Tisdale
    Ronald Tisdale May 03, 2008

    If you open the case be very gentle... If you still have warranty just return it.. if not.. open it.. look for some small regular oldschool looking fuses.. some are attached so you might need to pry at them a bit... usually near the power supply.

  • Ronald Tisdale
    Ronald Tisdale May 03, 2008

    Please leave it unplugged when working on it. Also look for a burned transistor like this

    http://www.re.shuttle.de/re/mcg/technik/...



    If you have a burned transistor somebody with a little electronics knowledge could replace or a repair shop would fix that for like 25$-50$

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