Seven days before the launch of the MLS season, the Vancouver Whitecaps and The Media Merchants put on a 3D projection mapping event on the corner of Robson and Granville Streets in Vancouver. This one night execution signified the 7th day of the “30 Day ‘til Kickoff Countdown” campaign. The entire Vancouver Whitecaps FC team was there in support, and street teams were giving out Whitecaps scarves. Accompanying the 15k projector and creative content, was sound and music flooding the streets in response to the images. The streets remained packed with pedestrians and projection mapping enthusiasts until the event came to a close.
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