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Bose wave AWR1-2W problem

I have a Bose wave AWR1-2W that has the following problem:

If I connect the power it is dead (seemingly) and is unresponsive. If I connect the 9v battery to it it all the display lights up when I connect the power but it is still unresponsive to all button presses? any ideas as to what could be causing this problem? It is not the transformer as it does have the power to light up etc.

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  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2008

    Exactly the same as Cleggy. After removing the batteries I get a loud click but still the buttons do nothing and the full display is in view. The internal fuse is OK. I trashed mine but I'd still like to know if there's a fix.




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I purchased one of these radios from a thrift store today. It had the exact same problem.

I replaced a 2SC3792 transistor located near the transformer/power supply section of the board. The transistor had a short between two of its leads.

once replaced with a substitute, the set came on and works perfect.

Posted on Feb 02, 2008


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