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NAD 5425 CD Player display light out

Does this unit have a bulb backlighting the display? If so, how do I replace it?

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Hi aartman

Yes it does have backlamps.

They are soldered to the PCB so you will need a few tools like a soldering iron, philips screwdrivers, solder, and some replacement lamps. Replace the lamps with this type from Farnell electronics. They have a 15000 hr life expectancy and last alot longer in the unit. I have tried many types of lamps over the years, and found these are the best choice if you want them to last.

FOR YOUR SAFETY-BE SURE TO DISCONNECT FROM THE MAINS BEFORE REMOVING THE LID

To get access to the lamps, you need to pull the main PCB out of the chassis to then get access to the bottom side of the printed circuit board where the 2 screws that retain the white lamp reflector assembly. Change both lamps with the type I mentioned,
NAD 5425 CD Player display light out - 6ab9edb.jpg Be careful not to flex the LCD display that is now exposed, it is quite fragile with the support of the lamp reflector cover no longer in place. ... reverse procedure to reassemble and away you go.

I am more than happy to talk about this solution with you further. Just ask away. Cheers

regards
robotek

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross Dec 12, 2008

    Oh and I should tell you that there are 2 lamps fitted in this unit(for when you go to order them). You can get to a Farnell site in your country here with an order code: SC00347

  • Lawrence Binns
    Lawrence Binns Apr 03, 2014

    HI Graeme I am buying a 5425 to replace the one I had for 25 years, want to swap out the faceplate of the display, is it easy to do? How does one do it? The faceplate on the one I am buying has sratches, I am going to replace with my existing one in the player that died...

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