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No Indication...Dead Unit?

I switched my machine on half an hour ago and everything was working fine.  Now, there is no indication on the front of the unit and I get no response to the On/Off switch.  I have checked/changed power supply leads, but nada.  Any ideas, please?

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Re: No Indication...Dead Unit?

Firstly, try plugging the unit into another mains socket just to make sure it's not the socket that's faulty, or try another appliance in the socket you are using. Next, make sure the fuse in the plug hasn't blown. If you don't have a fuse tester, you can try the fuse in another similar appliance to see if it works. If it has blown and your spare lead is the same, there will be an internal problem. Inside the unit is an in-line 2 amp fuse. If this has blown you almost certainly have a power board problem. Always switch the mains off before plugging in or removing the mains lead from the rear of the unit. Back EMF can damage the appliance if you don't do this.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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