Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


RXV



96 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Topic # 95437 4-Jan-2012 11:45 Send private message

My TiVo is working like a charm.  

I bought a second one for the folks in the boxing day sales, and set it up over Christmas.  They have a 720p 32" Sony Bravia.

The unit works just fine, but on two occasions over as many days, the picture goes off and then reappears.

I've set the display settings to Fixed 720p and now changed to Native 720 to see if that helps.

I see a couple of threads have been posted about this in the past, but they are locked.

Anyone else had issues with an old Bravia & Tivo. Have I bought a dud unit or is it the HDMI cable?
 

Create new topic
687 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 564287 4-Jan-2012 11:54 Send private message

I posted about this a while back and thought I had sorted it after I removed the aerial from the surge protector but it reappeared recently, I blew out the HDMI socket on each end like an old console cartridge it stopped for quite a while but I don't see why that would happen with a new machine.

Used to happen multiple times a night, now it is once every few days.

DLS


RXV



96 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 564303 4-Jan-2012 12:20 Send private message

Kiwi1971: I posted about this a while back and thought I had sorted it after I removed the aerial from the surge protector but it reappeared recently, I blew out the HDMI socket on each end like an old console cartridge it stopped for quite a while but I don't see why that would happen with a new machine.

Used to happen multiple times a night, now it is once every few days.

DLS



The problem only occurred while watching stuff that has been recorded from Prime.   I've left the folks with the machine and asked them to let me know if it happens again.

I hate things like this that happen intermittently.

203 posts

Master Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 564330 4-Jan-2012 13:20 Send private message

Hi i was one of the people with this fault

I was told its a faulty unit I would take it back and swap it
I swapped mine and it didnt happen again tv is a panasonic

I changed all the settings etc and it kept doing it until it was replaced
 

1318 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 88


Reply # 564970 5-Jan-2012 19:59 Send private message

Hi, I have the same problem except with the sound. When you press the big Tivo button on the remote it goes to homescreen. Then it looses the sound for it with HDMI whereas if I use their colour cables there would be sound when accessing their homepage.




1431 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 309


  Reply # 565524 6-Jan-2012 21:17 Send private message

A relative had a similar problem with a different bit of kit. It turned out to be the HDMI cable - must have been badly made or become damaged somehow. Established that this was the cause as it would lose connection at random or if the cable was wiggled. Replaced the cable, problem disappeared.

If you have another HDMI cable, does the problem remain if you use it instead?

RXV



96 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 565979 8-Jan-2012 01:19 Send private message

JimmyH: A relative had a similar problem with a different bit of kit. It turned out to be the HDMI cable - must have been badly made or become damaged somehow. Established that this was the cause as it would lose connection at random or if the cable was wiggled. Replaced the cable, problem disappeared.

If you have another HDMI cable, does the problem remain if you use it instead?

I will give that a go ... Thanks. 

RXV



96 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 567542 11-Jan-2012 20:01 Send private message

Replaced the HDMI cable just now, so will see if this helps.  Otherwise I guess I'll be contacting Hybrid to get advice on what to do next.

203 posts

Master Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 567610 11-Jan-2012 21:34 Send private message

DUDE ! I replaced the cable and even changed it to another tv

Mine still does it dunno why but I got it free so im not gonna moan

I would ask them for a replacement where you brought it sounds like a bit of a hassle but its better than sittin gthere watching it go on and off its annoying !!!!!

Mine use to do it peridoicly 

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Slaughter of Innocents
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 19-Dec-2014 17:46 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


youtube downloader
Created by Ford, last reply by jarledb on 22-Dec-2014 16:57 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Spray Foam Insulation
Created by AACTech, last reply by timbosan on 19-Dec-2014 16:58 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Crew Drinking on Flights - Why!?
Created by networkn, last reply by Geektastic on 22-Dec-2014 09:35 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Police Camera Van Disguise
Created by Reanalyse, last reply by SirHumphreyAppleby on 23-Dec-2014 09:26 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Spark, the least secure part of your home network?
Created by NZtechfreak, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 23-Dec-2014 02:02 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Some lowlife is using my easy to remember number to commit idiocy
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 22-Dec-2014 15:48 (15 replies)

Couriers starting to charge for redelivery
Created by mattwnz, last reply by rendezvous on 19-Dec-2014 11:45 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.