Too late for this Halloween season, but on November 25, Christies auction house is set to auction off the original Darth Vader suit used in the movie 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back'.The suit, consisting of helmet, mask, shoulder armor, and shin armor, is said to get somewhere between $250,000(US) and $365,000(US). So if you got the extra cash, looks like Christies has got the perfect Halloween costume for you.
My brothers Motorola DCT3416 died, and I figured I would attempt to fix it. I want to start out by saying I know very little about PVR's, other than somewhere buried inside is a standard computer hard drive. While dropping off the DCT3416, my brother informs me that it doesn't turn on, and that it makes this clicking noise. My first assumption is that the HD is corrupt and or damaged and preventing the machine from booting. Replacing the internal HD should produce a simple fix, so lets go about doing just that. Replacing the internal HD is going to be slightly more complicated than originally anticipated as the rear of the DCT3416 has 3 tamper proof/security screws, which I do not have a tool for. Instead I used a series of pliers, and 10 minutes later had all the screws removed. Here is what the tamper proof/security screws look like, once removed. I should add that there is also a plastic security tab, just above the IEEE 1394 jacks, which disintegrated when I attempted to