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No power going to my DSE A2629 DVD/VCR Home Theatre Receiver Power Cord ok.

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Re: No power going to my DSE A2629 DVD/VCR Home Theatre...

Need more info on this unit as cannot find this model number.
Is this a DVD/VCR or a receiver? Either way it sounds like a blown fuse or worse.

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