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I have a Sharp VC-H982 VCR. Went to turn on today and it is not getting any power. Worked fine last night. I have moved the power cord to a different receptical, still nothing. Is there a fuse that may need to be replaced, or is it dead?

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If the unit is totally dead meaning no standbye light of or nothing on the display its dark, then you may of blown the AC line fuse. This is the first thing to check the fuse is inside the unit you can trace its location by taking off the top of the VCR and tracing the pwr cord to the point where it connects to the power supply, here is where you will find the AC line fuse use a ohm meter set on continunity to check the fuse for open condintion. If open or blown replace with same voltage and Amperage rating as indicated on the board or the fuse itself. If you find the fuse is good then you have a power supply standbye voltage missing and is related to the power supply. In which case it may be cheaper to just purchase another.

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