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RCA rt2770 keeps going back to factory settings while in standby

I've tried talking (through email) to RCA w/o an answer. Will probably call them tomorrow but really don't want to have to send it to them because it's somehow defective. Anyone know why it might be doing this?

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By going back to factory settings do you mean when you program radio stations into memory presets, they're erased when you turn the unit on? if that's whats happening, the problem could be with a battery that may be in the unit. alot of electronic devices have a battery inside that should last for years [or forever] that keeps the memory of everything
stored for when the unit is unplugged.this battery [or the unit itself] maybe defective.if you do talk to rca, ask them if there is a battery.maybe the manual even mentions it. you probably can't change it yourself.
good luck.
wg

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

  • David Barkhouse Oct 05, 2010

    I have an old Phillips (by old, I mean bought in Sept. 1989) digital tuner that does not keep the station presets for more than a few days, whether it's plugged in or not. It has been doing that for at least 10 years, although I no longer use it, I still have it. It's still a pretty nice unit though, looks great too. I also still have the amplifier, cassette deck, turn table, and CD player that were bought along with it, as well as the original speakers...even though the surrounds for the subs on the 3-way speakers have deteriorated, and rebuilt using duct tape, they too still work. One thing I love about that CD player, is the insanely quick load time...it has the TOC for the CD loaded in less time that it takes for any modern CD player, you pretty much sit the disc in the drawer, close it, and you don't even really have time to sit the CD case down before the player is ready to play the CD! =D

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