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Loose contacts on cradle

No voice except when I press together the cradle and the unit. Anyone else have this problem? Thanks, edgellw

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Re: loose contacts on cradle

Edgellw.. your U6 IC may be loose... (what's that?) on the back of your I/O board (board that power connects to) there are three small chips that more then likely are rubbing against the housing . The location of these three chips should be pretty apparent when you've taken the I/O card out. there are.. some 7-8 screws you'll need to take out to remove the board. BE GROUNDED when you do this please.. otherwise this could be the least of your problems. You say that when you squeeze the unit together is works.. so that makes me think that the IC chip I'm talking about is just loose and not completely off yet. So, if you can find the IC I'm talking about, then attempt to put some solder on there .. or get someone else to do it. If you have trouble finding the IC then let me know and I'll try to explain further. -Daniel

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

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