//I recently turned on my 200XLT after a while on inactivity and was confronted
//with a brief flash of the display, where I noted the low battery icon was on.
//Then the scanner went dead. No problem I said to myself, just plug it in to
//recharge. Well, since that time, the scanner has not returned to normal, even
//with the battery pack fully charged.
//ago. The low battery mod has not been done. Any help would be appreciated.
The same thing happened to mine after about 6 months of inactivity. It still
scans but the receiver is dead. I took it apart and found that a small transistor
or regulator was fried and the top was blown off. I don't know what it was because
I don't have a schematic or parts layout. I suspect that the nicad pack reversed
voltage bacause of the inactivity. I put it on the charger when it didn't work
and should have checked the voltage. Also the low voltage mod had been installed
in this scanner.
How many others have had this BC 200XLT problem?
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