I have an older model Sony Walkman, metal caseing and leatherette (read naugahide) travel case. It was a gift and in addition to being fond of it, it has sentimental value.
It has good sound and has worked for years. I had it repaired once in another city, but now live in a very remote area of Oregon and such facilities are no longer immedietly available.
The other day it suddenly quit working and I suspected that a drive belt had snapped. I opended the case to a mass of soldered connections, and yes, a snapped belt. Thinking it was just an "O" ring, checked with a parts man at our local garage and he noted that it was not an "O" ring in that it was a squared off rubber belt.
So, my question, finally, is where could one find a place that could repair my cassette player? Plus, would anyone still have parts for a Walkman this old. This had to be one of the first models on the market, but can not find a model number anywhere on the machine. Has a Serial No.93816, that's all.
I have several other players, including one quite adaquate one that cost $4.99, but as I mentioned, this one is special. So, is it repairable and at a reasonable price? If so, where? Being a senior on a fixed income, unfortuatly, this is a consideration. Any response will be welcome. ~B~
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If you mean it won't load from a game disc I've had this problem with mine. It was an older ps3 with a lot of hours on it. I would clean the laser lens with a q-tip and rubbing alcohol. When the lens gets too dirty it can't read the disc. I tried laser lens cleaning discs (I know they recommend not using them or touching the laser lens for that matter) they worked a couple of times but usually wouldn't. I had to disassemble my old 80gb or actually just open the case unplug 2 connections from the disc player and remove it. Then take the metal case off the disc player. DO NOT pop the disc player completely apart! The plastic gears in the drive and ejection system have to be in time. Not quite so easy to fix. With the metal case removed you can reach the lens or lenses (there are 2 one is for blue ray I believe) with a cotton swab dipped in rubbing alcohol to clean it. This worked for me at least a dozen times if not 2 dozen.
Some of the decks when first plugged in or powering up need time to get started. I'd wait then press the on button and see if it then turns on.
I get this message on my JA50ES when it has been unplugged or the power went off. It will say standby then you have to push the on button and then it works. I also have this situation with an older Sony Blue Ray Player. My newer Blu Ray comes on fast the older one has a similar situation...
Other possibilities are 510 is just wearing out... The 510 was great but it is an older model. Old units are not worth fixing should this be the case go for a 600 MD Deck (later model) or consider one of the ES Decks. (higher end).
Likely the pressure cooker base is not induction-compatible. This is the case with all aluminum pressure cookers and some older stainless steel models. Your cookware store will have a small metal plate that you can put on your induction burner to heat non-induction compatible cookware.
You probably accidentally deleted or modified your OMGAUDIO folder on the walkman. I installed the JSymphony program to manage my music, and it automatically fixed the problem.
If you don't want to install JSymphony, the guy who wrote JSymphony wrote an older program which I used to use, NW-E00X_MP3_File_Manager. This comes with an original OMGAUDIO folder, which you can use to replace your own. This should fix any problems (but make a backup of all your audio files on the walkman first, as they may get overwritten in the process).
It's under the silver disc with the walkman logo, which is stuck on. I was able to prise mine off with a tiny screwdriver blade to reveal a single screw underneath. A needle or pin might work. Remove the screw and the back slides downwards a little then lifts off. See page 84 in the user guide.
The original battery was stuck to the metal chassis with a dollop of glue. If you remove the 4 tiny screws securing the chassis to the main body then you should find it easier to ease the battery from the metal chassis. Be sure you put the screws down where they cannot be lost! You'll also need to pull the battery wire connector out of the socket to the side - gently but firmly pull towards the top of the player (i.e. in the direction of the wires coming out of the connector) to remove it.
Not sure what model you have but on mine I had to take off the front plastic off. Then rock the metal grid back and fourth till the metal tabs on the end broke off. You can use a dremel tool if you want to be fancy about it.