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Old 04-21-2018, 11:01 AM   #1
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Jack Antenna No Power

Last night we tried to turn on the Jack Antenna (black button on the coax face plate) but it would not power up.

I seem to recall a recent discussion with a similar issue but I can't find it.

Any suggestions?

As a side note, yesterday I tried inserting a Scosche 12V USB adapter into the 12V socket adjacent to the coax receptacle. Within about 30 seconds I smelled burning plastic and realized the USB plug was probably the cause. It was. Removed it. No idea why the 12V socket would burn up the adapter, but maybe the two problems are related?
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Old 04-21-2018, 11:21 AM   #2
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File this one under "hey stupid, check the fuses before posting." It was just a blown 15A fuse. I'm thinking the insertion of the USB adapter yesterday blew the fuse.
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Old 04-21-2018, 11:32 AM   #3
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Hey stupid...... oh wait, you figured it out.

I would love to say I have never missed the obvious before too, but have many a time.
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Old 04-21-2018, 11:40 AM   #4
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I’m sure Robert has seen this before as well. As an IT contractor I’ve had calls from clients that their PC is totally dead when they come in to work. They have tried everything and it’s still dead. I’ve learned to ask if they checked to make sure its plugged in. Bingo, problem solved.
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no disrespect meant but we call that a "blonde" moment....



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Not sure why, but so many times we miss the obvious.

I gotta head out, now where are those keys?
D'oh, in my hand.
(seriously, who here can honestly say they have not done this, or at least something similar?)
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Not sure why, but so many times we miss the obvious.

I gotta head out, now where are those keys?
D'oh, in my hand.
(seriously, who here can honestly say they have not done this, or at least something similar?)
My glasses. Always my glasses. But if I can't see how can I find them? I've gotten to the point I put the arm down the neck hole of my shirt. At least now I can feel them with my hands rather than my eyes!
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Hey stupid...... oh wait, you figured it out.

I would love to say I have never missed the obvious before too, but have many a time.
And the very worst of situations, adding insult to injury, is the wife walks up and points out the obvious.

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And the very worst of situations, adding insult to injury, is the wife walks up and points out the obvious.

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