How to repair a faulty channel selector button on a Roberts
DAB Radio Model RD8
Two of the preset channel buttons had been gradually failing -
Not the end of the world but annoying.
I reckoned that, hidden below the fancy buttons, there’d be a standard click switch. So decided to investigate.
Took the radio apart -
Anyway. The buttons 1-
Obviously the ‘clicking action’ was giving up -
“Ah, Watson. Which channels are used most on this radio?”
“ Channels 4 and 5. Elementary!”
I tried to get inside the switches but the bits were so small there wasn’t a lot you could do.
Measured the dimensions of the switch, bought replacements on ebay, ( 5 for £1.44 in 2013) soldered them in, rebuilt the radio and everything