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Sony MDS-E10 has been dropped. need schematics to solve problem.

Hi. I am a working musician. i use a Sony mini disc player (Sony MDS-E10) to play my backing tracks. i dropped it and cooked the transformer. My repair man ordered a new one from Sony & replaced it. however there is also a problem with the disc carriage which was undetectable untill he fixed the transformer. i love the machine & have spent a lot of money on repair so far. I need to find a copy of the schematics to give to my service guy so he can complete the repair. he has emailed Sony 2 times with no reply. can you please help me?
Nick W ;-)

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  • info881 Dec 03, 2008

    Thanks Dan. I have since found the supplier of sony manuals & they want $84 plus post, for a manual, for a product that is obsolete & for which parts may not be available for anyway. its ridiculous really... Sony after service should just email clients the manual on request (for out of date machines) so they can at least decide whether or not an item is repairable.

  • info881 Dec 14, 2008

    Hi Dan any luck with that manual for the mds-e10?

  • info881 Jan 28, 2009

    thanks for your time Dan.. i appreciate it...Nick



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Your service shop would need to purchase the service manual (if available). The problem here is that without seeing the unit, I can;t tell you whether the optics are bad or the tracking head is bad or the loading mechanism is defective. None of those options are cheap. Let me look into this a bit and see what I can find. I will try to get you part numbers at least with costs.


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    I have the manual available to me and I'm looking into the most probable parts for you. Stay tuned. More to follow in a day or so.




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