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Sony icf sw7600gr won't power up on battery power and showing exhausted battery symbol,only on ac adapter will work

Hi there guys, my Sony icf 7600gr stopped working on battery power when I took out the rechargeable batteries to top them up on charge, no battery symbol had come up at this point. I put them back in after charging and got an wxhausted battery symbol on screen and the radio won't turn on. I went and bought new Duracell batteries, installed them, no difference. Battery compartment is like new, terminals are all good and a 6v supply to the board is present. The radio is only a year old, so I'm disappointed as I have got rid of my 7600D for this new radio, If anyone can help me get this radio going again I'd very much appreciate it as I love it and love shortwave listening, Many thanks in advance Best regards Calvin Hey guys, just wanted to give an update, found the problem, the solution was the yellow ad adpapter connection in the radio, either side of the centre positive contact there are 2 contacts. These were stuck, I got a pin and pushed these in and out gently, didn't work yet, then I put the adapter plug in tapped it and it freed out the contacts problem solved hope this helps anyone stuck Best regards, Calvin

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Check the connection inside the radio, switch of AC-DC connector maybe loose contact.( leak diode more probability replace it)

Posted on Nov 09, 2015

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    Calvin 29or001 Nov 10, 2015

    Thank you Joel, I will check that out.
    Best regards
    Calvin

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