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Year old explorist 100 doesn't work anymore

During a second when switched on, Lcd Display started showing a bundle of vertical blue lines on its right side, but unit was still working fine. Then it went dark blue the next time and stayed so. Put new batteries and no change. Even more, have to remove the batteries from the casing to shut it off. Not a single switch works anymore. Is the chip cooked? As for the warranty, problem is that unit was received as a gift, sister lost the receipt, so can bring it back to the store. Unit is in mint condition, no rough handling, stored in a dry place, very little used. Smells like lemon...

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    When I press the ON button and hold, the screen is black/grey flashing. I don't have the receipt, and I can't even remember where I bought it. The unit worked very well for the time I've had it, but a simple battery change shouldn't fry the unit.



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Claudius, i dont know if i can fix your explorist but i'd buy it from you. my explorist 200 screen got cracked when it fell into my shifter. if you've given up i'd consider buying the carcass of the 100 from you. let me know, my email is johnabayer[at] and my cell is (612) 791-7161. thanks! john

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Even though your sister has lost the receipt, many stores have the ability to look up purchases at the store provided she used a credit card. You can not do this over the phone. You will need to have your sister go to the store and ask them to look up her purchase with her credit card. If it is a recent purchase and still within the product warranty you may be able to get a replacement. Good luck.

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