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Blackouts on new HD -DVR
I had a new Directv Dish Antenna and H21 HD-DVR installed on Nov. 15th. Unfortunately I couldn't watch any TV while the Tecnician was here as the Directv activation system was down and it was almost 9pm before I could activate the new system. The Tecnician was long gone by that time. Anyway at a later date I discovered that the TV screen (Samsung 50" DLP) would go blank every few minutes and then come back in about 2 seconds. I was told by Directv that this is a problem they are having with local channels only and that they are working on this problem. What puzzles me is the fact that it wasn't happening on my old HD 10 Receiver which the new one replaced. I did have blackouts on the old HD 10 receiver two years ago and at that time I was advised by some people to switch out the HDMI cable and replace it with component cables and that really took care of the issue at that time. The Tecnician at Directv seemed to think that this would have no bearing on the problem this time. I would appreciate any help from anyone out there who knows anything about this problem.