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Sangean ATS 606 A Portable Radio

My little Sangean has stopped working when asked to draw power from its batteries (when not hooked up to AC and you press "on", it goes to the station for an instant and then flashes E) but it continues to draw power from the batteries and they have maintained the preset station information over a couple of weeks. I've tried several different sets of batteries to no avail. The radio works fine when hooked up to electricity, but that kind of negates its appeal as a portable. Any suggestions? And...if it has to go back to Sangean to be repaired, is it worth it, it's about 6 years old? Thanks, Ed Waldock

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Re: Sangean ATS 606 A Portable Radio

Remove the battery compartment door and the batteries. There should be a small hole marked "reset" under the upper battery cradle. Press (gently...until it clicks) and hold for 5 seconds. Replace batteries and try again.

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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Has this been resolved yet? Mine worked fine yesterday and today I get nothing but three zero's (000) in the buttons work (and the lock switch is off). Has anyone run into the issue of no power (note: I have only used battery power so far with the radio).

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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