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Spectra Precision l1242 laser level wont power up

My laser won't power up. it uses ordinary batteries and i plugged in a power adaptor, did i blow something. can it be repaired easily

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Check to see if there is a re-set for the system. There also may be an internal fuse.

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There's no internal fuse. Likely, when you plugged in your charger, it popped the alkaline batteries. So not your battery contacts are corroded. Use acidic cleaner, like CLR and clean the contacts. Follow that up by using a fine grit sand paper. Fresh new batteries, and try again. If still noting, you can remove the 4 screws on top and take the top cover off. A quick smell will tell you if you have burnt something out. Otherwise, measure the voltage getting to the board, could still have bad contacts.
If you still cant get it to turn on, likely the keypad or main board are dead. There are no parts for these anymore, but if you talk to a survey/laser shop they may have good used parts.

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