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Monster hts-5000 power center

Monster cable hts-5000 power center received a voltage surge, and evidently, the fuse, or protection circuit sacraficed itself, and monster no longer services this discontinued model. is there a way to purchase a relacement fuselink,etc to make the repair myself, or a service center that can effect the repair?

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  • ercsca Jul 09, 2008

    thanks for your assistance

  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    protection light off.

  • aardvarksol Oct 05, 2008

    monster hts-5000 power conditioner and the fuse panel is blown - thisis a small piece designed to be easily replaced and it did its job of protecting the expensive gear - now i want to use the expensive gear again and need to replace the fuse module - ... where can I get one?




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I think I can help you.This is a really common problem with the cuisinarts. I am most familiar with the DCC-1200, but you may be able to solve the problem. The may be an indication that something is plugged up. Open the top of the unit and in one of the corners you should find a water filter stick or column that is removable. Pull it out and open it up to clean out the clogged up carbon filter in there. (You can later buy a new filter on Amazon.) Clean out the debris from the bottom of the cavity. Replace the stick into the cavity once cleaned. Now it's time to run through a solution of 2 parts water and 1 part vinegar. Do this once or twice with fresh solutions, then with a pot of fresh water. When the filter stick is plugged up the sensor says its time to clean it or shuts the unit down, but most people don't know about this fix. I hope this is helpful to you. Positive feedback is appreciated. Good luck. NormanZ

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