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    #16
    Well, add another to the C7 fixed column.

    My 2242 unit suddenly died after about 10 years of ownership. No led light on the front panel at all. I was worried when I saw only the 2245 units and their pretty bad reliability reviews. I also had little interest in re-connecting all the Insteon devices. I almost purchased a new 2242 unit for $70 from eBay. Then I did a quick search and found this thread. I purchased the 47uF/50V capacitors on Amazon for $8 (pack of 50, lol). When they arrived, it took me 15 min to make the swap. The hardest part was getting the original capacitor unsoldered. I crossed my fingers and plugged in the unit. Red light, then blue light. I think that’s normal. Opened the app and all my Insteon devices are still there, humming along. Thank you to everyone participating in this thread. It was very helpful.

    I have to give Insteon some credit. This unit has functioned without fail (until now) for 10 years. The hub never needs to be restarted. It just works. To be fair, I had this in a closet cabinet drawer with a fairly warm modem the last couple years. That was probably a bad call on my part. I would pay a decent amount of money for a new unit from eBay if that was the only option, but this saved me a ton of time reconnecting all the devices.

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      #17
      Originally posted by Piaband View Post
      Well, add another to the C7 fixed column.

      My 2242 unit suddenly died after about 10 years of ownership. No led light on the front panel at all. I was worried when I saw only the 2245 units and their pretty bad reliability reviews. I also had little interest in re-connecting all the Insteon devices. I almost purchased a new 2242 unit for $70 from eBay. Then I did a quick search and found this thread. I purchased the 47uF/50V capacitors on Amazon for $8 (pack of 50, lol). When they arrived, it took me 15 min to make the swap. The hardest part was getting the original capacitor unsoldered. I crossed my fingers and plugged in the unit. Red light, then blue light. I think that’s normal. Opened the app and all my Insteon devices are still there, humming along. Thank you to everyone participating in this thread. It was very helpful.

      I have to give Insteon some credit. This unit has functioned without fail (until now) for 10 years. The hub never needs to be restarted. It just works. To be fair, I had this in a closet cabinet drawer with a fairly warm modem the last couple years. That was probably a bad call on my part. I would pay a decent amount of money for a new unit from eBay if that was the only option, but this saved me a ton of time reconnecting all the devices.
      Having the same issue now with my hub, thinking its also capacitors. Can you share a link to which you bought, or should i just search for 47uF/50V capacitors ? and did you have to replace C7 and C13 ? Im not great with soldering so hoping I can do this...

      TIA

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