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Is it hapening again?

Discussion in 'DirecTV TiVo Powered PVRs & Receivers' started by bearbig, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. bearbig

    bearbig Member

    Jan 25, 2007
    I have experienced 2-3 restarts with my RCA DVR 80 over the past week or so, and think there have been more. I went to watch a recorded show and it was only half there.
    Anyone else experiencing this issue?
  2. satpro

    satpro Member

    Jan 9, 2004
    uptime 73 days so no reboots
  3. unitron

    unitron Active Member

    Apr 28, 2006
    semi-coastal NC
    Since that's about the same age as the Series 2 non-satellite TiVos, chances are really good you've got capacitors going bad in the power supply.

    Fortunately it's a fairly easy and inexpensive fix if that is the source of your problem.

    Is the hard drive the same one with which it left the factory?

    If so, there's a really good chance that it's going bad as well.
  4. bearbig

    bearbig Member

    Jan 25, 2007
    Yes. Everything is factory, the box has never been opened up.
    Guess it's time to unpack and setup my new Tivo.

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