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Digital TV Recorder - has died completely after not powering

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Digital TV Recorder - has died completely after not powering up?
Hi I am sorry to hear that, I am Tech Michael
I will be helping you today.
Please be patient as these are technical issues and take some back and forth until we can be sure of all the details.
We want to be sure we can resolve your issues correctly and as fast as possible for you.
May I have the full model #?
Also how old is the unit?
Any light anything?
Thank you for your patience!
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Model is: DTR-Z250

Purchased 2012 (approx 2 yrs old)

No lights or any response - completely dead.

Thanks you Anne.
Were there any power outages or storms in the area?
Thank you
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Not that I know of, sorry. TV and computer were both working.

Personally, I think it's just kaput, but then I'm not an expert lol

Hi yes you are correct, on that model, the main control board can fail and I have seen this many times lol.
I wish I had better news for you I really do but did you want to send it out for repair? I can help you their as well. But honestly, between shipping and labor? It would cost almost as much as a new one:-(
I am just trying to help you save some money.
No additional cost to you to rate and then I will stick with you until you know what you would like to do.
Thank you and have a great day!
Tech Michael
Michael and other Appliance Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you anyway, Michael, for your assistance.

You're more than welcome Anne:-)
Have a great day!
Tech Michael
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks for the offer, Michael, but I must decline.


Purchased a new device which is working splendidly.











Glad to hear you have a new system!
More than likely the unit had blown the main power supply anyway which is a bit pricey to replace.
Have a great day Anne!