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The plug where the power cord plugs in seems to have a loose connection. I keep losing power to the unit. any suggestions?

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Resoldering the 4 leads on the power connector did the trick for me.

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Just try to change the ac, maybe it is the one that is defective, or if your suspicion is right open it and solder the loose contact

Posted on May 06, 2010

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