Usually when I post a trailer it's during the 'New Releases' segment of this blog, that's every Wednesday. However this movie won't be released until September 2011, so I can't exactly keep this video on hold until then, can I? Another reason prompting an early release of this video, is that my little brother, is vacationing up in Whistler BC. So what does my brothers vacation, and this trailer have in common, well snowboarding and lots of it. I really hope he gets a chance to see this video before he goes snowboarding, it sure does get the adrenaline flowing. Check out the hand-plant to tree at about 1:50, thats crazy.
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