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Lost power to my house, came back on outlet has power clock on radio works radio has no power. wall clock on same outlet works fine

Outlet has power, clock on radio works, no power to radio wall clock on same outlet works fine. is there a reset button for radio???

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  • EDWARD ABPLANALP Apr 14, 2015

    I don't know how else to explain. power to radio, clock works, radio will not play stations don't appear on screen

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There is a battery backuo in the radio. This is probably powering the clock. It looks like the radio power supply is either fried or the hardwired fuse is blown.
Take a look at the manual. If you take out the battery back up does the clock still work? GPX MP3 Player KC232S user manual

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1. If using A/C (house electrical power), please check if electrical wall outlet is active. Attempt to plug-in another electrical device such as a lamp, clock, radio, etc.. If the electrical wall outlet has top and bottom plugs, try the top and then the bottom plug to see which one works. Sometimes, the top outlet will not work, yet the bottom outlet does work. The wall outlet should be replaced by qualified technician.
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