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I accidentally plug in a 110V Companion 5 system into a 220V supply I am a technician I have a service centre for other products such as amplifiers and speakers,could you guide me to locate the fault

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SOURCE: I accidentally plug in a 110V Companion 5 system into a 220V supply I am a technician could you guide me where to locate the fault and what what componenents would be required to be replaced

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The power supply is the fault. The power supply is dangerous to repair if you don't know how it work. I sugest to send it to an electronic repairer.

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Hi,

While I can not second guess your technician, perhaps the problem may not be that severe. The Bose Companion 5 is only on standby when plug (having no power switch) and therefore the power supply circuitry is the only one working. Chances are it will be only the +5VDC logic supply that is really turned on at that instant. All others would be OFF hence my belief that the problem may be limited to the PSU and/or part of the logic board. Perhaps you can suggest to your tech to test the logic board (motherboard) using an external +5 supply. All others can be be tested and repaired using component replacement.

Should you not be comfortable going this route, perhaps you best bet would then be to get in touch with Bose or their local representative.

You can try looking over the country here and the page will display a Bose contact information. Say the Philippines would be:
Eleksis Marketing Corporation
Unit 206 Fox Square Building
53 Connecticut Street
Northeast Greenhills
San Juan City, Metro Manila, 1500, Philippines
Tel-1: 632 724-9566
Tel-2: 632 724-7527
Fax: 632 724-0176
Email: Click here to send them an email

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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