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MP3 player something wrong

Hey, my mp3 player turns on but once it does it won't turn off. It will display the RAVE MP logo on the screen when it turns on and usually after a few seconds the logo will flash and it will display the main menu. The problem is, when I turn it on it'll show the logo, the logo will flash, but then it turns off by itself and makes this click sound and turns back on again and shows the logo, logo flashes and it does it again and again until it's plugged into a USB or it runs out of battery. Then if I go to charge it up, it'll turn on and do the same thing over and over again! I can't listen to my music on it, but my computer still will read it and I can still play songs on it that way, but when I disconnect the USB it does the same thing again! I've tried everything please help me!

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  • Anonymous Oct 16, 2007

    Crap, I accidentally severed the battery's connection to the player, now it won't turn back on at all, I might be able to solder it back in and I'll see if that works, btw thanks! P.S. the player still works on the PC and it hasn't lost any data :)



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Hi Samusv2,


Try removing the battery completely for about 1 minute, then put it back in then try to see if doe shte same thing. Insert another comment on this post and I will respond.  Cross your fingers.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

  • Greg Stokes
    Greg Stokes Oct 16, 2007

    HI samusV2,


    new clue,  sounds like contamination on the circuit card.. I am sorry that happened to you about the battery connector.  Good luck on the solder job.  If you go to like Radio Shack and get a circuit board cleaner with Brush, you should take your Rave mp apart, which you probably need to do anyway to solder the battery connector back on, Clean the board real good with the cleaner.  Something is resetting the player and it is in a loop.  This could be in the keypad circuit. Clean the contacts that the keys are pressing against real good too.



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