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Speaker turns on and off continually, while the power and limit LED blink at the same time.

I'm just looking to know the cause of and solution to this issue, if possible. I'd imagine some sort of diagnostics would need to be carried out but just in case it may be a minor issue I could look at myself, I thought I'd ask. I've tried a different power lead and power source but that's all so far. Thank You! J

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I would reccommend opening it up and taking a look inside. It should be easy to work out how to open it up. Once opened, check for any signs of damage or burning around the power supply unit. To find out what all of this means, simply search up what you're having trouble with on YouTube. Check to see if any of the capacitors are damaged. However, The most common reason for your problem would be damaged soldering, cracked soldering, or a weak solder connection. If you ?nkw anyone (friends or family) that are good at electronics and soldering etc, be sure to ask them to check it out too

Posted on Jan 02, 2016

Testimonial: "Hi Jack. Thanks for responding. Since posting this, I managed to open the unit and have a look around. Unfortunately, there's nothing obvious. That said, the board is pretty compact and has multiple laters, so it would be easy for me to miss something as I'm not completely clued in with electronics - however I have a very basic understanding of what's happening on some of the board. It would seem that these units aren't very reliable at all. Any further help would be much appreciated. Thanks"

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    Jonathan Delaney Jan 04, 2016

    Hi Jack. Thanks for responding. Since posting this, I managed to open the unit and have a look around. Unfortunately, there's nothing obvious. That said, the board is pretty compact and has multiple laters, so it would be easy for me to miss something as I'm not completely clued in with electronics - however I have a very basic understanding of what's happening on some of the board. It would seem that these units aren't very reliable at all. Any further help would be much appreciated. Thanks"

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