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Transceiver FT-2800M repair questions

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ryanjp9

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Hi, I'm a novice with radios and this website so bear with me. I have a Yaesu FM Transceiver FT-2800M which was registering/displaying frequencies yesterday and then all of sudden...no frequency/no numbers would display. When powered on it showed a voltage indicator 14.5V. It is receiving power. Should I have it repaired or buy new. Thank you very much.
 

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Voltage should be no more 13.8 volts. Something opened in the power portion of the radio. I would e-mail Yaesu to find out how much they charge to look at the radio. How much it will cost to ship it, the basic charge, and the repair charge may end up to be as much as a new 2900. Did you buy the radio brand new? Is it under warranty? Have you had it for a while? Just a thought.
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Ft-2800

You might try doing a reset first. Hold down all the white buttons on the front panel while turning on the power. After the radio powers up, push the "D/MR" button to complete the reset.

Larry
 
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