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Michael Hannigan
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I have 2 PR-D5 radios. Both have lost the alarm function.

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I have 2 PR-D5 radios. Both have lost the alarm function. What do I do? Noecwll
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: Sangean PR-D5 radio. 3 years old
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Both quit within the last week. I had turned the alarm off on the one I was using on Monday. When I tried to turn it on yesterday no alarm showed. I went and checked on the other radio and it also had no alarm.
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think I covered it.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 3 months ago.

Hello. My name is Michael. I can help you with your question.

The first thing I would suggest trying is unplugging each of the alarms to reset them. If this has no effect, please let me know and we can try some additional troubleshooting steps from there. If you are running it from the optional C batteries, then you should replace the batteries. If you are running it from the AC adapter, it is possible that the AC adapter has failed and needs to be replaced. For this you can use a universal adapter, or we can look for one specifically for this radio.