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Earphone socket on the Cowon iAudio XL5 30 gig.

I wonder if anyone can help me. The earphone socket on my Cowon XL5 is playing up something rotten. The sound switches from one ear then it makes a wierd noise then music I was listening disappears! I have to keep twisting it and then hold the plug up or down or try to keep the lead from moving so I can listen to my music. I know it's not the headphones I'm using coz it's working properly. Is there anywhere I can send to get it repaired or can I do it myself. I've had the Cowon for about 2years and it started to play up about 6 months ago.

Regards, vinyljunky001

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  • redskyfire Sep 26, 2008

    same problem, I can't get sound out of the left channel unless I push the socket connection up or down and it won't stay connected. Bloody annoying.

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Try to send it back to Cowon company, or try to solder the joints, inside the mp3 player most likely it is at the top of the mp3 player, but know what your doing otherwise it can be destroyed, if you don't repair it the right way 

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