Humax Playback Issue (is it dying?)

Gazzie

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Hi,

I've owned my Humax HDR since it came out a few years ago. This morning we've started getting a problem when playing back video. It doesn't matter if it's HD or SD content, every few minutes the screen flickers for 3-10 seconds with horizontal grey / white lines. I've attached a pic.

My gut feeling is that the graphic chip is on the way out. Has anyone else experienced the same issue?
 

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Black Hole

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This is likely to be heat related. If you are willing, open the case and give it a good dusting out.
 
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Gazzie

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Dunno if it's heat related, it's friggin' freezin in the house at the moment.

Taking the case off and giving it a vacuum clean has helped. We've been watching Octonauts for the past 10 minutes without any issues.

Ta for helping!
 

Black Hole

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The heat is generated internally, the dust stops it getting out. You might find your house is warmer now!
 
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