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Broken Power Switch Circuit Board

I ordered the unit off of ebay. Well the seller did a very poor job of packing the unit for shipping (he used news paper to hold it in place). When it arrived, the top corner where the power button is was crushed and you could see the inside. Upon closer inspection, a corner of the circuit board was broken off. I've already gotten the money back from my order, but i would still like to fix it. I've contacted Sony to see if they'll even tell me a part number, but I doubt they will. I'm continuing to use the internet to see if I can find anything, but would appreciate any help that people could provide. Thank you.

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  • nighthawk457 Oct 18, 2008

    I just thought I would post some pictures of the problem board. Sony contacted me last night and gave me a link to the parts center. I called them and after about 10 min, they told me that was one of the parts they didn't have. Then I thought, "Why wouldn't the remote work?" and "why didn't I think of that sooner?" Now I just have to find it.

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  • nighthawk457 Oct 19, 2008

    So, I found the remote. Low and behold it works. Looks like I dont need the power switch after all.

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Dont feel bad, i had the same exact problem from ebay not packing rite, a broken Circuit board is a combination of wiring and components that provides a path for the flow of electricity, since its broke the flow is probly disrupted, did you try to poke the lil button witch the switch would hit an turn it on, try an push the lil black rubber dot with a tooth pic? it still mite come on if a lil piece was broken long as no other were. if it dont then it needs replaced, an sony prob wount return ur anwser since this world revolves around money, bet yet again they could be nice enough, try that its worth a shot at it, if you havnt already

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