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Hi I have an LG RHT 498H DVB-T-HDD/DVDRECORDER that has just

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Hi I have an LG RHT 498H DVB-T-HDD/DVDRECORDER that has just stopped working. there is power to the box an through the internal fuse but the unit will not switch on. The screen at the front remains blank when plugged in and or when the standby button is pressed.
Any ideas
Cheers Martin
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  carlday1 replied 3 years ago.
HI Martin,
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I am afraid it sounds like either the power supply in the unit has failed or there is a firmware fault which is causing the unit not to start.
The first thing to try is to unplug the unit from the wall and leave it unplugged for a few minutes this will give the unit time to reset.
Let me know if it makes any difference at all.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi this makes no difference

Expert:  carlday1 replied 3 years ago.
I will look and see if there is a software update and have a look through the service manual.
Would you look at repairing the unit yourself?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Possibly it depends on what the problem is

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Can't update software if I can't switch the unit on and I would repair it myself if possible depends what the problem is