Question about Radio Shack Pro-2096 Base Scanner
After trimming the ribbon cable as you had recommended, this seemed to fix the problem... but it's now 3 mos after I did the "repair" and the display has once again disappeared. (display back light still works.. just not LCD characters appearing) Any other suggestions?
I called Radio Shack Corporate (customer service) in Texas and stated I had a display problem with my 2055. The display lit up but displayed no data. I further stated that I had researched this problem and found it to be systemic in the unit itself with MANY others experiencing the very same problem. I was told they would have an area representative call me to discuss the problem. The very next day I got a call from my LOCAL Radio Shack store requesting I bring the unit in and that Radio Shack would repair or replace it at no charge to me. PROBLEM SOLVED!
Posted on Feb 15, 2010
Since the repair fixed it for 3 months and it appears to be doing the same thing, repeat the process but be sure to put anti-oxident solution (if Radio Shack does not have, try a real radio parts store in person or online) on the ends of the cable so the metal will not "rust" so soon.
Posted on Feb 14, 2010
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