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The unit does not turn on.

The unit was purchased new and has only been used 15 or so times, It seemed to work perfectly. Then It started to not want to turn on once or twice and now its dead. Every now and then I hit the power button and the screen starts to come on for a few seconds and then dead again. I have checked the wiring , I'm getting steady voltage but nothing . Any ideas ??

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    I have a similar problem with my Bottomline Touneyment 480 Max. The same just wont turn on.


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I read that if your battery is low that the X85 will not turn on. The lithium battery back up will save all your information when this happens.

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Hello vfedele5, The plug on the unit itself maybe the culprit. Check the voltage during power up, a resistance in the power line may be present. If the unit passes these test you have an internal connection error, bad internal connection, solder connection, ect. Merry Christmas.

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