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JVC DR-MH200SEK complete failure..

..when connected to power makes a constant low level clicking noise but provides absolutely no function at all. I have 2 yr old twins who may well have done something to it but I can't get a response at all.Unit cost a fortune 18 months ago and has barely been used. Any suggestions?

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  • dickweed Oct 03, 2007

    Thank you. Pretty much as I suspected.

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Faulty capacitor in The power supply. 27 uF.

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A clicking noise when there's a hard drive present usually does not bode well for the end user. This noise is lovingly known as the "click of death" and it's name says it all. I'm wondering if maybe the hard drive has gone and the JVC's error handler does not allow it to progress past POST while there is a hardware error present. My apologies, I know that this isn't a solution, but hopefully this will at least help answer some of your questions as to what's going on....keep in mind that this is ultimately a guess, however, based on what I do know about electronics hardware.

Posted on Oct 02, 2007

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    Benjamin Petrofsky Oct 04, 2007

    You may want to try to hook the HD up to a PC and run some HD diagnostics on it. You never know what you may come up with...

    However, I wouldn't format it as the DVR will probably not want to read it again after that (if it's anything like the Time Warner DVR HD's that is, lol...learned that one from hard knock experience)

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