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Won't power I have an eTrex legend C. Unfortunately it got packed away and I only discovered it today -- two years later. I had taken the batteries out. When I put new batteries in, it would not power up. Can the unit be restored?

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Unlikely. If the power is not getting to the main board, you can probably fix it. However, you won't be able to get parts for this unit, and there isn't really much that can be done to repair it once you hit the main board. However, if you trace the connectors that the batteries press against back, it's possible there's just a break somewhere. Open up the case and see if there's a break in continuity between the batter compartment and the main board. If there is, solder that together and you're set. If there isn't, you'll have to replace the unit.

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