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Subject: Re: Weird sounds while charging
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2004-07-26

Frederik Möllers wrote:
> If I charge my Jukebox (Studio 20), sometimes I hear sounds like if sparks
> are jumping over because a pin is broken or something like that. If I move
> the plug from the charger a bit, I can sometimes stop the sound. Nothing
> seems to have happened to my Jukebox, it still works without problems, but
> the sound is pretty annoying, since I always sleep next to the charging box
> :(. Does somebody know the problem and can maybe help me?

I haven't heard of it before, but it might be a grounding problem. Open
it up and look for cold solder joints.


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