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Logitech 5500 Surround Sound controller

The Control center on my 5500 keeps dropping after a few minutes..Sometimes it powers up and immediately goes off..Or with some jiggling will stay on a minute or 2. Then I hear crackling or static from the speakers and it switches off at the control center, I called Logitech and they will not sell me a new controller. They will only sell me a complete new system... It's only a little over twoyears old..WHat a waste. The speakers are perfect, the S/W appears to be fine. I dont know if the short is there or in the controller. I suspect the latter. Logitech dont want to know. Is there anywhere I can send it for diagnosis? Wonder whats causing this....

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    same one but i can not see the value od the diode if someone can please help me out

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It 's not the fuse!!!! THAT fuse is only for SUB !!! if that fuse was the problem he wont have power at all.THE problem is with control center .I fix my control center changing 2 diodes ,but a friend of mine have exactly the same problem comming from some transistors with is located above that 2 diodes D700,D701(so he says) --- surf check google and you ll see a lot of customers with exactly same porblem AND THIS PROBLEM I THINK IS SOME DESIGN ERRORS THAT AREN'T FIX BY LOGITECH BEFORE SELLING THIS SYSTEM!!!!!!!!!

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Take out the fuse and check it out... if you see the metal disconected then its the fuse.. the fuse should be in the back of the sub some where if im not mistaking.. you will need a butter knife to take it out... look close for it.. its not a acual screw its like a black peace of plastic with a grove in it to put a flat head screen driver..

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