Question about Audio Players & Recorders
Same problem with an Akai S5000.
Display gets darker because power supply outputs for the mainboard starts falling after start up.
Don't know if its the mainboard is causing the problem or is a problem of the power supply itself.
A S5000 service manual will be helpful.
Posted on Mar 21, 2010
Mine died after a failed OS update...
After trying to get the update through the USB input and failing, I decided to put the s56v214.bin file directly onto a floppy disk and switch the machine on. It went through a couple of steps which were OK, then showed up the error message 'BAD FORMAT', it continued to work until I switched the unit off and on again.
Now I just get a blank screen and all the buttons under the screen lit. Nothing else seems to do anything.
Basically the floppy lights come on upon power up, and you can hear a blip from the drive as it tries to access something, maybe the system is not finding what it's looking for, or simply can't read the floppy in the drive. I have no idea beyond this. I've tried moving the jumpers on the motherboard (tried every combination with and without the internal battery), all that happened was different lights displaying on the front panel.
I wonder if there's some kind of system reset (most hardware has a combination of buttons you hold while powering up)?
Anyway, if anyone can help out, I would be most grateful.
Posted on Oct 15, 2012
I've just noticed that one of the caps on the PS is bad so this could be the issue. Planning to get that repaired this wk.
Posted on Sep 06, 2012
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 15, 2015 | Akai Televison & Video
Jan 15, 2008 | Akai PDP-5006HRB 50 in. Plasma Television
Oct 14, 2014 | Akai MPD24
Sep 05, 2013 | AKAI Professional M.I. Corp AKAI...
Oct 12, 2012 | Computers & Internet
Apr 15, 2010 | Heating & Cooling
Feb 25, 2009 | Akai PT4298HD Rear Projection Television
Mar 28, 2017 | Denon Audio Players & Recorders
237 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!