Sick and tired of Romio Power Rebooting

Discussion in 'TiVo Roamio DVRs' started by JThiessen, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. osu1991

    osu1991 Well-Known Member

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    TiVo is replacing mine with a Bolt. It’s just in a loop now, never getting past Starting Up screen.
     
  2. DocNo

    DocNo Member

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    :eek: Egad, you've probably vibrated a few cold solder joints free at this point.
     
  3. jdanielian

    jdanielian New Member

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    You probably have a failing power supply. I read somewhere about TiVo using super cheap power supplies, and them wearing out. I had a spare from having them swap out a full replacement unit due to a separate problem.

    My unit was acting flaky, pixelating, super slow menus, rebooting at times. Finally it got so bad it wouldn’t boot up (reboot loop). Basically when the HD started spinning up using/asking for more power and the supply couldn’t give it - it restarted and would try the whole thing again.

    So try to swap out for a new power supply. I did that and basically my whole TiVo became brand new - fast, no more reboots etc.
     
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