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No power for Sony ICFCD855V Dream Machine.

My power supply for my Sony ICFCD855V Dream Machine went south. Do I just replace it with another 110 VAC to 9 VDC power converter?

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  • HowieG May 14, 2008

    I was able to get the clock to. radio work by replacing the broken power converter with a multivoltage setting 1200 mA DC converter. It seemed that the clock radio requires 7.5 VDC, since that is the setting that worked. The originaaly power converter probably could supply more current since its wires are thicker.

  • saint pete Aug 24, 2008

    measured the power converter and it read 4 volts. Unit doesn't work - radio, cd, clock-nothing. It's 1.5 years old. prior to going out the power converter was making noises

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    Have no power but wires appear to be good. Does anyone know what the supply output is suppose to be?

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    I DONT KNOW HOW TO SET THE ALARM CLOCK. = (



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Power supply seems to be 12 volts. I have ICFCD855V's and the power cords on both broke just past the strain relief on the power supply. That shorted the supply and blew the fuse (1.6 amp). I soldered in a new fuse and the supply (with no load) puts out 12VDC. Since it happened to 2 in my house I can't believe Sony doesn't have a recall on these things

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  • fixedmyself Jan 23, 2011

    My ICFCD855V just stopped a month ago. I've been hesitant to throw it out since I paid over $150 for the bloody thing about 4 years ago. Call me stingy if you like. I've just had enough of reading about products dying or having simple defects these big companies know about that makes their products instant throwaways.

    A simple replacement of the power supply just fixed mine.
    Thank you kalvinb for posting your solution and for saving me the time and trouble of making a purchase.

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Yup, another SONY POS. Had the same problem the transformer is way too large and heavy so the power cord broke right at the strain relief, got twisted and shorted. Of course SONY used these propritary trangular screws so you can't salvage the power supply. Had a Sony camcorder which went bad you would not believe the nonsense I went through to tey to get it fixed. Forget SONY. Just have to train my family members to avoid their products. If I have the time I would try Kalvinb's method

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I read that the 1-468-809-11 POWER
UNIT is input ac 110 volt and output 8.5volt dc
. I got my ICF CD855V at a yard sale. The power cords were frayed and I shorted the PS out. As per Kalvinb I decided to check on that blown the fuse (1.6 amp). As for those SONY proprietary triangular screws, I just took a drill and drilled the heads off. Then the cover pries off and one can replace the screws or just slide it back on and tape it. The fuse is there to replace, but I just ran a bead of solder across the circuit board until I can get a proper 1.6 A fuse. The Dream Machine works great!!

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The cord has bare wires exposed just past the strain releif of the power converter. Can i repair it inside the converter or do i need to buy a new one? Please advise

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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