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Motorola Minitor 4 Issues

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NCFire11

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Didn't work. How hard are these to take apart and see the inside?
Not hard at all- its an allen screw at the bottom, remove that and pull from both ends of the pager, it slides out. But be careful not to break the speaker wire.
 

BigLebowski

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There was an issue with Minitor IV's that had to do with the case flexing near the belt clip, causing the components on the circuit boards inside to lift away from their proper locations. Caused all sorts of issues..
 

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There was an issue with Minitor IV's that had to do with the case flexing near the belt clip, causing the components on the circuit boards inside to lift away from their proper locations. Caused all sorts of issues..
That's the tone decoder. Causes "no alert" issues, but I've never seen it cause "no power" issues.
 

squirrel911

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Try cleaning the contact on the bottom of the battery cover
Nothing there to clean off. it is nioce and clean. Batteries never leaked. I am very careful about that.

There was an issue with Minitor IV's that had to do with the case flexing near the belt clip, causing the components on the circuit boards inside to lift away from their proper locations. Caused all sorts of issues..
How is that fixed?

That's the tone decoder. Causes "no alert" issues, but I've never seen it cause "no power" issues.
That is just it. NO POWER. It worked and then just stopped. IDK what to do.
 

krokus

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There are lots of possibilities. If you don't have the technical knowledge to know where to look, and don't have someone near you that does, then send it to be repaired.

The link given for UCC is a good, I have sent many Minitors to them, and have been happy with their work.
 
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