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Magellan 700 With cig connector fuses not being blown - just not coming on at all. I didn't have a house connector - I did buy one and it does not come on at all but then I'm still thinking its the cradle. Or perhaps both the new cig and house connectors have the wrong plug? Bought on ebay and advertised as connectors for various models including 700.

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If it's the same plug that works with 700/760 then the plugs good. .if your trying to use one for an 800/860T then it's not good. yes it could be the cradle or anything inbetween your unit and the source.. Or.. if your hearing the smallest rattle.. then look for one of my solutions talking about U6.. a small chip that is common to come loose from the board from rubbing up against the rear housing.

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