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Bose radio display doesn't show at all

Hi - This radio has some years on it but is not ancient by any means, can't remember exactly when it was purchased.

I got the display to work for just a little while but then it faded to black once more. Replaced the battery but I don't think that matters.

Radio does not have a CD player.

I saw a tip here to hold down the clock set button while adjusting volume but this did not work. Have unplugged & plugged in several times, radio will play just no display.

Would love to be able to use it for my clock radio, really appreciate any help you can give!

Thanks!

Jan

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  • janib Jan 21, 2009

    Thanks for the superfast answer! I'm good with the alcohol and toothbrush and hope I can take the thing apart but not sure exactly what I'm looking for with the lcd connector and lcd IC.

  • janib Jan 21, 2009

    OK - I probably won't play with this until the weekend.

    Sounds like it will work though!

    Thank you for your patience! :)


  • tezzy138 Jan 25, 2009

    it was on and I was listening to music and than there was a noise and it wnet dead i know the batteries are old and one was corrode but i thouhght it will still run without batteries am i wrong/

  • janib Jan 25, 2009

    XD, unfortunate medical things going on here - everyone isn't young and whole like you. I do appreciate your advice and will give it a try and report back as soon as I am able. I expect it to work fine. Again, thank you for your patience.

  • janib Jan 25, 2009

    XD, unfortunate medical things going on here - everyone isn't young and whole like you. I do appreciate your advice and will give it a try and report back as soon as I am able. I expect it to work fine. Again, thank you for your patience.

  • janib Mar 26, 2009

    Hi again XD, all the buttons on my radio are on a center panel on top, like the pic of the older model above. Looks like it would be possible to pop the top off with a screwdriver in a little slot on the back that might be for that purpose. Tried it real easy and it seems to be mounted on there real good though. Do I take off the top by taking out the 4 screws in the bottom? Hope I'll be able to get it put back together.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    Radio fell off curio cabinet,no light display,screenblack

  • sclark162 Apr 28, 2009

    I have the cd wave radio with the buttons on top. It's about 6 years old and a few days ago the display just went black. When I press any button, the display comes back but only for about 5 seconds then blacks out again. All audio functions still work just fine. Am I out of luck? Thanks.

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I just posted a similar problem and did 2 more minutes of research on this site to figure it out. Hold down the 'cd mode' and press the on/off button. This turns the display on or off.

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Take it apart and use alcohol and a tooth brush to clean the lcd connector and lcd IC.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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  • Jalal Sordo
    Jalal Sordo Jan 21, 2009

    LCD = the screen.



    will see anything connected to the screen such as wires and Internal Circuits and nozzels.

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    Jalal Sordo Jan 21, 2009

    at least give me a rating jan.

    XD

  • Jalal Sordo
    Jalal Sordo Jan 25, 2009

    yea just try new and fresh ones.

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