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Problem with playback using foot pedal

When i press play on the foot pedal sometimes nothig happens. I have to push it several times before the transcriber will play. Seems to be a short in the connection between the transcriber and foot pedal. Can this be fixed?

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You probably have a broken pedal here is one in a great price
http://www.tvps.com/Products/ECS-Sony-IN-75-Heavy-Duty-Foot-Pedal---Pre-Owned__ECS-PIN-75.aspx
Or if you feel better to send unit to service try this.
Send an email to service@tvps.com or call (800) 644-9525. Please indicate model, serial and detailed description of problem

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