I appreciate that and so glad this ended up being repairable after all that trouble.
Fixing a legend.....
Posted 11 May 2018 - 08:41 AM
The 5350 has been my office blaster for the last 2 weeks. Running it for 9 hours a day with no issues.
Today is a sad day .
Only 2 hours into playing it I hear the sound fizzle out and the power light turn off.
I quickly got up to resuscitate my dear blaster. Checking switches, power cord, surge protector, everything...... and it's dead .
I'm damn near crying at work right now all because of this boombox. I feel sick.
No simple solution right now until I get back from my weekend away from home. Hopefully it is something easy to fix.
Posted 11 May 2018 - 09:00 AM
That sucks. Malfunctioning function switch? If it doubles as the power on/off, sometimes it gets damaged by arcing, as Norm told me. But if it doesn't respond at all to wiggling it, then maybe it's a blown fuse somewhere?
Posted 11 May 2018 - 11:59 AM
Relax Joe, dead Boomboxes are much easier to fix than Boomboxes with mysterious hum or other unexplained gremlins. On the other hand, this switch issue will take some ingenuity to rig up a new replacement.
Posted 12 May 2018 - 11:29 AM
Check if it is working on batteries.
Check for power on the rails.
Like Norm said it will be something simple.... hope it comes back to life again!
Posted 14 May 2018 - 09:19 AM
This turned out to be an issue with the power/function switch. The 'leaf' just decided it didn't want to connect anymore while it was playing. I gave it another 1/2 dozen flips and finally heard a 'pop' noise like the power had bumped on for a second and noticed the power light flicker. Fiddled with the switch some more and now it is all back to A-OK normal!