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"Battery Error" I get the "Battery Error" message and the manual says its batteries are not in correctly buy it has no batteries in it, I am running in on the power adapter that came with it anyone have any idea whats wrong.

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  • dirigo Mar 08, 2008

    same issue- My machine worked properly for about a year, now it only works on batteries. If I plug it in (with batteries installed), it gives a 'battery error' message. Does not repeat the message until I remove batteries and/or put them back in. In the meantime it gives no message, does nothing if I try to turn on. I have had issue for a couple years, thought it had something to do with abused power supply. I changed out a damaged plug. I have also recently received a brand-new power adapter from sony. No fix. I'm about to take the machine apart & see if something's cracked inside. Makes no sense. Something's probably burnt.


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Indeedy-do. At least for me, the fix was quite simple. Blown fuse (125volt 1.6amp). Simple glass-type. Anyone should be able to replace it. Finding the correct fuse could prove to be a wicked pain in the tuckus. I've put a car fuse in temporarily... I would certainly check your power source also. Cheers.

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I have the battery error, but only if I'm running on batteries. I can run on the wall-plug just fine. With or without batteries inside of it.

As soon as I try to start it up with only batteries (brand new, tried several pairs) I get the "battery error"

Machine runs, just fails at batterys :(

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