Skip to main content

Reply to comment

Started losing channels. Then

Started losing channels. Then box wouldn' t scan completely. Then a hissing sound. Then never could get a green light again.
Opened the box and found C-8 a 470μf @25v capacitor, often mentioned here. The top was slightly bulged. Went to Radio Shack, purchased a 470μf @ 35v cap for $1.49. A little larger than the original but it will mount, not flush but will mount.
The box is now working again. For how long? Who knows? May just leave the thing on all the time till I get the money to but another box which won' t be an Apex brand.


  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
12 + 7 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.