Megafile 20/SH205 power problem

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Megafile 20/SH205 power problem

Postby tjlazer » Fri Jul 16, 2004 2:55 am

I have this Megafile 20 that has a problem with the PS. I have to wiggle the power plug at the back to get it to turn on, after this it works fine. I took it apart and PS seems ok no loose solder joints. What can cause this? Can I replace this PS with another one easily? Thanks..


Postby simbo » Fri Jul 16, 2004 3:11 am

sounds like the mains cable needs replaced

get a spare pc cable and plug it in or you can use the one for the kettle

carbon also builds up on the contacts in the power socket

so clean the pins with a little fine emery paper

to get rid of any deposits

its a visious circle this type of decay and takes a few years with the same cables


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