Question about Samsung SIR-S300W DirecTV DTV Receiver
My receiver won't shut off and there is no picture. When pushing the power button the unit does not shut off. I have to unplug it to turn it off. It is also making a slight clicking sound. When I turn on the tv, I do not get a picture but a continuous slight jolt of a black screen as if it's trying to register but it does nothing. I left the unit unplugged while at work and still the same thing. I've had it for about 5.5 years. Any idea what this is?
SOURCE: DVR S4040R Tivo box
Your best bet would definitely be to upgrade recievers. You can call directv and see if they will give you a deal, or check ebay or call your local directv electronics dealer.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 19, 2008
SOURCE: Receiver on but not working
call direct tv and ask for a reset. When you do not use your receiver leave it on and connecetd or it will not receive updates and will forget what it once knew. Actually I think you can use the automated system and use (I think...not sure) code 712 to reset all your receivers with out waiting for help.
Posted on Dec 23, 2008
SOURCE: DLP HL-R5067W
Your model has a maximum resolution of 720p. What you might want to do is make sure that both your cable/sat box and game stations are outputting at no more than 720 resolution. It's easy to assume that all HDTVs may accept a higher signal, and while they might, some of the scene changes or handshakes may make that operation cause the symptoms you describe.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
I had the same problem with a 52" Samsung LCD. I found 2 electrolytic
caps with bulging tops on the power supply board. (see pic). I looked
to be the 5v section but I'm not sure. I got replacement at Fry's for
$1.90 each. All is well!
Posted on Jul 21, 2009
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