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Losing radio stations when switching on and have to press speaker button A

When switching on and selecting tuner the receiver comes up with up sci fi, speaker level 60 and only a very muffled sound from the speakers and no indication of speakers selected on front panel. You have to press speaker A button on disply to get the output from the speakers. It continues to work ok till you switch it back off again. Then it loses all settings again. Recently it worked ok for a week ie keeping settings, then switched it back on again and again it had lost its settings. Any ideas? is there a internal battery thats run down?

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  • matrox Apr 14, 2008

    I have the excact same problem but only when I disconnect it from the AC.

    That happens very often since I have it connected to an outlet that switches off when the phone or the doorbell rings.

    I've tried to find out if there's a battery or a capacitor but thus far without any luck.

    Any help out there?

    Matrox

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It does not have a battery but a large capacity capacitor that works like a battery. that could be the trouble but rarely happens on new units. the battery is located in the display board near the FL display. odl type uses like a button battery but newer model is just like an ordinary capacitor

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Chapter 6:

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