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Akai VS-J716EA Power light flashes on and off at 1/2 to one second intervals.  I was concerned I would not be able to get cassette out, so held down eject button until it was ejected.  I am not confident the unit is now operable - does it have an internal  power supply problem?  Could the problem be a faulty capacitor? Please advise answer to Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    i powered it down for a while then plugged it back in and it started working. problem continued to persist for the next month until it stopped powering up completely.

    now its been binned.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    had same problem. i powered it down for a minute, plugged it back in and it began working. problem continued for a month until it would not power up anymore.
    it has now been dumped.



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I powered down the device overnight and found it worked normally when plugged in the next day. speed53

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Please manually unload the cassette, and refix the cassette mechanism

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

    ABDUL MAJEED Apr 04, 2008

    Warm up the vcr for some time. moisture may cause this type of problem.



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