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Remove CD Magazine - No power to unit!

I have removed my CD Changer from my car but the CD magazine is still in the unit.

Does anyone know how I can remove it without powering the CD Changer???

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  • donm168 Aug 14, 2008

    My CDX 656 is connected to power but will not eject the CD magazine. There is still power in the cable connecting to the CDX 656. Are there fuses in this unit?

  • wightman3376 Nov 08, 2008

    Exactly the same problem.

    I sold the car and left th head unit in now I can't get my CDs out

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I fixed my similar problem by applying 12v to the unit according to the pinout found here:

http://users.ntplx.net/~andrew/sony/unilink/

(note that -12v goes to the connector barrel)

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There is a small fuse on the uni-link socked pcb inside the unit, it looks like a transistor but only has two legs.

mark
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Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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