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I have an SI-538 shower companion cd player/fm radio. It works with the adapter plugged in, but it won't run on batteries all of a sudden, even if they are brand new and the correct voltage. What could be wrong? Can I connect the adapter to the unit and still play it in the shower (I think the answer to that is "no.")

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Check the battery terminals for corrosion, and if possible spray the terminals with some switch/contact cleaner spray... the other problem maybe a bad solder connection on the adaptor socket, not allowing connection from the batteries to the unit.

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