This is a Lifestyle 12 version One. Release date of NOV 1994. The problems first started when the Display burned out. Eventually the Unit quit producing sound. I have tried unplugging to reset it. I have plugged in the media center with a different power supply and it did the same thing, absolutely nothing! I wish that I could determine if the problem resides in the media center or in the base module? Bose wants me to ship both components in to them so they can evaluate them. They have told me that they will fix my unit for a flat $250.00 fee, regardless of the issue. Bose tells me that if they fix it, they will also warranty it for a year after they fix it. I am sure the display issue is separate than the audio issue?
Can anyone tell me what is wrong with this unit? Please? Anyone else have a TWO THOUSAND dollar stereo that doesn't work?
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I have had problems similar to this on many devices and it is usually a dud LED (light). You can technically de-solder the current LED and replace it but it's not a job for anybody without very good soldering skills.
Check to see if your system is still in warranty as this should be covered. Any electronics repair shop should be able to fix this for you.
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i did have encounter the same problem!!!! what i did was have the whole capacitor replace ! I didn't bother to have them check beside its will cost you less than $10 this is how a capacitor will look like http://www.allproducts.com/manufacture97/qiyu/product1.jpg . check the ( + )positive ( - )nagative by marking either one on the PCB board before you proceed! very important! good luck
Hi, The dead display is possibly down to a capacitor problem, see fixes already covered by me, it's a 33uF capacitor either on the display board or if a newer unit on the main pcb, these cost less than $1 there is only one just change it. The no audio may be a simple fix, do you have sound from the head set socket?, if yes then look for one of my other fixes on changing a resistor near the control socket, if no then I need to have a think... If the unit has no sound or display after changing the capacitor it could be a power supply fault. Fix the display first and let me know. Dave
Hi, Your unit may already had a mod incorporated, however, I am unable to attach an extract from a Bose Service Bulletin which solves this type of problem, also depending upon which board version you have it can also be down to a potentiometer adjustment. Please send me you e mail address and I will forward you the details.
Hi the fix for a dead display is a faulty capacitor. Depending upon which board version you have, you need to replace the 33 uF / 63 volt capaitor. On some units this is C19 on the display board, on other units this capacitor is mounted on the main board and re-numbered, there is only one 33 uF on the unit so you should be able to find it. Dave