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I have an Old Uniden BC760XLT scanner been sitting for it Appears by the display To be Scanning,No Audio I've tried the internal/external speaker/recorder jack ..No Audio..any ideas?

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    Paul Jul 06, 2022

    Hi Eric....

    well I don't really know for sure about that?...Either way .I'm No Electronics Tech..

    (WISH I WAS THO!.. I could fix all the Old Electronic stuff I've Bought over the Years, thats in The closets,that I WON'T Throw Away... thinking I'll get'em fixed One of these days, if I ever find anybody that I can TRUST that Honestly Can Fix Them Right & Correctly.. Locally, Or Even Myself Out of getting Extremely lucky)

    Anyways my OLD BC760xlt .. appears to be scanning when I push the police, fire/emergency, or air ...

    as long as I have the squelch set up at about 1pm - 12 noon ..

    like i say I have no Volume Audio Whatsoever Anywhere.. even with the External speaker plugged in the speaker, or i even tried the record Jack.. still don't get any audio whatsoever..

    I did find some information somewhere online that somebody said that they were replacing audio chips/ic's in a few BC760xlt's that Sombody brought/sent to him to fix. .. now I don't know if that's MY Problem,..

    or like you say there may be something else like a "cap" that has Dried out sitting in the way that's Not giving Any juice to operate a Particular part of the board 100% like it's supposed to ..

    I Did Finally Open it up and looked around but could not see anything burnt up.. I didn't mess with anything,but I took some pictures to get the chip numbers ...


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Probably has some leaky capacitors that stop it from working and just shows a display without tuning at all.

Posted on Jun 24, 2022

Testimonial: "Well? when I turn it on & push the police/fire/ or? Air And tighten the Squelch up about 12 noon... it scans but still like i say I'm not getting any audio whatsoever.. Internal speaker or external speaker.. It's times like this I wish I had Taken a electronics Repair class and was smart enough to know everything to check & Replace when needed!"

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