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Thread: Bought a whites xlt e-series for £20 but it has no audio :(

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    Jay0121

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    Bought a whites xlt e-series for £20 but it has no audio :(

    I think I got a bargain but theres no sound Ive tried all the settings and tried a hard reset but still nothing I havent tried head phones I have some being delivered fingers crossed.
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    Nice score... loose wire on the board most likely
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    Jay0121

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    Thanks I'll take the cover off and take a look
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    Deep1

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    You got a good deal on a very good detector.
    Check speaker wire connection.
    Check speaker, run wires from an AA battery to speaker, it should pop when second wire touches speaker terminal.
    I have had this problem with Whites and usually headphones will still work.
    It is most commonly a speaker or connection problem and not a fault in the audio circuit.
    If it is a circuit board fault, it would be worth sending to Whites UK service center.
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    Check the headphone jack. There is usually a contact that completes the speaker circuit when the headphones are not plugged in. When headphone plug is inserted it opens the connection so that the speaker is off. This contact is basically like a spring and it can get bent so that it will not make the speaker connection when no headphones are plugged in. If you have audio with headphones, this supports this theory.

    The speaker could also be dead or unplugged from the board....but this is relatively unlikely IMHO.
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    Mar 2012
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    Like J-rob mentions those vintage Whites tended to have headphone jack issues with the contact that closes when you remove the headphones.
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  8. #8
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    Jay0121

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    Great idea think that might be it
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  9. #9
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    Jay0121

    Jul 2019
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    IT WORKED! �� Thanks dude I unscrewed the jack and it was full of dirt, it's working fine now. ��
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  10. #10
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    Mar 2012
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    Good deal. I'm glad you got your Whites XLT working again. The XLT is a proven detector. Best of luck to you with many great finds and saves.
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