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No power to SPL-1506X

I have an SPL-1506X, and the power light doesn't come on when I plug it in.  When you switch it to auto or reverse, it doesn't do anything. I've only had it about 6 months, and it gets pretty moderate usage.

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Re: No power to SPL-1506X

I had the same problem-one day the shredder worked, the next day no power. We checked the fuse and it was ok. There is a safety switch that has to engage with a plastic tab on the bin. For some reason it was no longer engaging. We put a piece of cardboard into the slot and now it works fine.

Posted on Jan 18, 2010

Re: No power to SPL-1506X

If the fuse keeps blowing remove the Rectifier and replace. Just repaired my shredder for under $5.

The new part can be found at any electronics website (someone small, like radioshack will not carry the size needed)

the part number RS807 (8Amp Bridge Rectifier)


Posted on Oct 03, 2008

Re: No power to SPL-1506X

There is a fuse on the circuit board, you should replace. If you are not getting any power.

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Re: No power to SPL-1506X

If you continue to blow fuses and are confident with soldering you can replace the Bridge Rectifier. It is located near the fuse and looks like a black rectangular box.

Remove the old one and solder in a new one.

Part number is RS807 (radioshack will not carry this part, try digikey or mouser)


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