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RCA Lyra RD1080 wont turn on

My Mp3 wont turn on. I have replaced the batteries several times and still wont turn on, it was my dads so am i pressing the wrong button? the back battery pannel is missing, does that effect it?

Any solution would be very helpful

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  • Ninja123 Nov 07, 2007

    Its been 2 days.... anyone?

  • Ray soto Aug 14, 2008

    my lyra is having the same problem, I can connect to computer & it will read the music on both the card & mp3 drive, but will not turn on. please

    any one help!.. confused



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No the plasic is just to hold the batterys in to trun it on press the play botton some times you have to hold it down for a little bit or just press it and let go it could stick and to turn it off the stop botten press it 4 to 5 times untial it turns off. change batterys this unite is bad on batterys last about 2 or 3 hrs. is all i get out of mine had mine about 5 to 6 years

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