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Bose Wave Radio AWR1 1W. 9vOLT BATTERY ran down.

Bose Wave Radio AWR1 1W. 9 vOLT BATTERY ran down. replaced it and now the display has all pixels lit and the radio will not turn on. Tried the BOSE web site suggestion of unplugging the radio for a few minutes to let it reset. Nothing changed. Appears this is a common issue. Is there some additional reset or keystroke sequence to fix it??? Thanks

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SOURCE: no power up

Considering that power is present, popping sound is caused by a faulty Q401, 5V supply for display.

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SOURCE: Station preset on AWR1-1W bose radio

I found out you tune the radio to the station you want to preset, and hold the preset button (1-6) that you want to assign it to until it beeps. And it's set.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: My Bose Wave Radio, Model AWR1-1W, has no sound

I found a solution on a similar problem saying the audio amp IC is damaged. You will probably need to replace this. Unfortunately I don't know which IC it is.

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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SOURCE: My 10 year old Bose wave radio quit working.

There's a line fuse inside the radio, mounted on a PC board. CAUTION: disconnect the set from power before opening the case or poking around inside. The fuse could be bad, but these sets are notorious for losing the power transformer. If the fuse is ok then you are looking at a $100 repair fee from Bose. You might want to check out the new HD radios -- better sound, MUCH lower price.

Bill B.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Need owner's manual for Bose Wave Radio Model AWR1-1W

i can email a copy of the manual for you, for $5.

Posted on Nov 02, 2010

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