Question about Humax DRT800 TiVo Video Recorder
Hi Lannie, my name is Mike Houston a Social MediaRepresentative at DISH. Connecting a TiVo box to an existing DISH connectionwill depend on a couple of things. Is there a DISH receiver in the apartment?What kind of connections do you have for the TV, HDMI, RCA, or Coax connections?I will send you my e-mail so I can assist you better; [email protected]
Posted on May 13, 2012
After the update to 1.15 I had to delete EVERY recording on the unit. After that, any new recordings would burn just fine. However, some have found that same failure even after a hard reboot (repower). Called Humax level-1 support and they suggested a replacement unit so I swapped it out. But I've since learned that TiVo "pushes" a DVD firmware patch (possible supplied by Humax) from 1.08 to 1.15 and that patch is the culprit. That patch is suppose to make the DVD burn at a higher spin rate. After talking with level-2 Humax support they heard of the problem and said "the unit is working as designed", meaning, the DVD drive manufacturer specs say the drive is capable of a faster burn rate. So now I have Humax DTR800 #2 and so-far-so-good, but TiVo hasn't pushed the patch onto the box yet!
Posted on Nov 10, 2007
SOURCE: No picture on Humax DRT400
Try taking the cover off and taking an air compressor and blowing it out real good. I have the exact same one and I had the exact same problem and after i blew it out it worked like new.
Posted on Mar 18, 2008
I just had the same problem with mine and found another post that at least fixed mine.
I had a DVD in the unit as it was restarting. I took a flathead screwdriver and opened up the DVD slot by inserting at the top right corner and opening the door. On the inside, at the bottom right, is a button that ejects the DVD player (the eject button on the outside won't work while it's booting up). I ejected the DVD that was in it, unplugged the unit for 30 seconds, and then it rebooted just fine.
Hope it works out for you too...
Posted on Aug 20, 2009
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