Tivo Roamio Plus

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  1. jmbach

    jmbach der Neuerer

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    Not sure either. Swapping that chip without the proper setup would likely result in both units trashed. Even with the right equipment it is a daunting task.


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  2. IntelPenny4

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    i found the CPU and it is broadcom and is also bcm7241
     
  3. IntelPenny4

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    i have a person that does it for a living. he has done so many ps3 ps4 xbox motherboard sockets GPU chips all kinds. i just need to know what to tell him for he can swap them
     
  4. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

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    Why aren't you just replacing the entire unit? The cheapest I found is like $65. Changing ownership is free.
     
  5. IntelPenny4

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    where do you find that? and would it be lifetime still?
     
  6. jmbach

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    I would just try the CPU first. Be interesting to see what happens.


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  7. ThAbtO

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  8. IntelPenny4

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    so you want me to swap just cpu and see if that does it???????? if not move on i guess. i havent replaced unit bc buying lifetime roamio is like 250 350 tops from what i have found that is
     
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  10. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

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    You didn't look in the right places.
     
  11. jmbach

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    You can always swap more chips later. The less you swap the less something goes wrong like a bad solder joint causing it not to work at all.


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  12. ThAbtO

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    Wait until its about to close, within 10-30 min, and jump in with a bid +2.50. If you are fast enough and the other bidders don't get back to it quickly, you might win.

    There are also 2 other units on bids. It all depends on what you are willing to pay for this older unit.
     
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