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ST2 12V power input problems

I've had my ST2 for two years now and have had no problems until very recently. I got the unit due to its portability, but now I've found that when I try to plug it in, there is no power going to the receiver. It's not the fault of the power cord itself, as I've tried it with both my home and car kits. At times, I can get the power to flicker on, but usually there is no juice at all. Any idea how I can fix this, or does it sound like I need a new receiver?

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Re: ST2 12V power input problems

I have the same problem.  Can anyone tell me how to open up the Starmate without destroying the casing?

Posted on Feb 15, 2008

Re: ST2 12V power input problems - Sirius Starmate ST2 Satellite Radio Receiver Home Satellite Radios

Same too

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

Re: ST2 12V power input problems

I actually just bought a reconditioned unit of the same model from Sirius for under $30. That solved my problem, so hopefully I can get a good couple of years out of this unit too. Maybe I will keep a soldering iron handy, though. Thanks for the input.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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I have had the same problem, the actual power jack has come unsoldered from the board this has happened to me 3 times all I did was buy a cheap soldering iron and opened up unit and resoldered this should fix the problem

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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