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Offline 2Bornot2B

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Turn-on crackle and other noises
« on: July 17, 2015, 10:29:56 AM »
My Quicksand (about a year old) just started giving a crackle (not a thump) on start-up and then a pulsing thwack starts: it is not constant but occurs rhythmically about 10 seconds apart. I installed new batteries and it was still present. Any suggestions?

Offline Paul Birkeland

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Re: Turn-on crackle and other noises
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2015, 11:36:32 AM »
I'd carefully inspect your solder joints, and be sure that the chip is well seated in the 20 pin socket.

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