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Philips SA60XX My Philips SA60XX had a problem with the left side of the head phones,i tried every head sets or speakers and only one side works, what can ido about it??!?!?? I dont want to go to some store and get it fixed for100 Dollars!

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  • darpa22 Sep 28, 2008

    Lol thanks for the info, i appreciate it. Ive tried the moveing around in circles with the head sets lol. doesnt work ether but what do you mean by headphone jack? or can you find out how much it would cost to fix?

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THis problem is caused by weakness inside. The headphones have no matter. After 50-60 times you put them in & out they will broke)     I fixed it by myself, but i think it would be better to you to go to the Philips repair centre in your city) It will definetly be there if the city is big))

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Unfortunately - that is a common problem with mp3 players - the headphone jack itself is damaged (check a 2nd set of headphones just to be sure). Philips does not sell the headphone jack by itself, so it looks like it's replacement time - I would call Philips and see how much it would cost to replace the whole player (won't be much more than 100$ even if out of warranty). If you wanted to try to work with the existing player, you could twist the headphones until you find a position where both sides work - then keep it in that place, and don't move around too much.

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Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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