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    cable box

    how hot is normal? im noticing mine is getting hotter so hot i can barely touch it sometimes and if its on say about 4 hours you can smell burning plastic coming out of it.

    maybe its defective?







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    Re: cable box

    remove it before it burns something down, lol, sure that illegal chip is properly installed??





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    Re: cable box

    Quote Originally Posted by jeepintn View Post
    remove it before it burns something down, lol, sure that illegal chip is properly installed??
    lol naw i pay for my cable if i renember right the last cable/net bill was $160




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    Re: cable box

    Quote Originally Posted by 1loudsuv View Post
    lol naw i pay for my cable if i renember right the last cable/net bill was $160
    WoW that is A LOT!

    But, it sounds like it is getting too hot...

    I would try getting a different one....

    Either that or you are getting a voltage on your cable line in and that voltage could cause the system to heat up. I have seen this happen with some sat receivers...







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    Re: cable box

    never changed it i just moved it by itself it was on top of hte receiver and now it doesnt get hot anymore and the receiver doesnt either well the receiver does after a couple of hours of movie watching lol




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    Re: cable box

    Yea... You shouldn't put anything on top of a Receiver or amp if they are going to be generating a lot of heat....







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