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I recently purchased a used SA-3 Bose Amp. The dip switches are in the factory default position and when plugged in the indicator light blinks every 3 seconds. I have the unit connected to the Lifestyle 50 unit with the A-link cable and the 9-8 pin adapter to the music center. The music center recognizes the additional room but when turning on "room B' the amplifier will not power up, just blinks every 3 seconds???

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your wall speakers may not be connected.... disconnect each speaker from the selector box and test with a small AAA battery to see if they are connected by putting the battery between each speaker's wires , you will hear it crackle ,then gradually connect each wall speaker onto the speaker connector box . If the first set does not work i suggest there may be a problem with your speaker selector box . Good luck

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Make sure you unplug your sa 2 and sa3 amplifiers after setting the codes. Wait at least 60 seconds, then plug back in. I would also unplug the in and out boselink cables as well. Once youve waited for a minute, then plug everything back in. Should work. If not, call Bose technical support. They are really great. I have 15 SA 3 amplifiers throughout my home. They are great.

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