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ACCO Rexel 250 - S2 Strip Paper Shredder stopped!!

Will run sometimes in reverse but not in forwards, if I try forwards light immediately goes to red. I cleaned/blew/vacuumed dust and paper particles out and if I press the reverse button I sometimes hear a faint low pitch 'Beep' with each press of the button, there also appears to be a noise from the PCB board, might be a relay sound.

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  • bill437 Jan 05, 2013

    It appears that the problem is with the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) so I need a replacement either used but working or a new one, does anyone know where I can source one for this model?



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