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Brian
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Re:Citrine problems
« on: February 22, 2011, 06:47PM »
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I will give it a try tomorrow thanks.

And yes the pieces were left on the board in the initial start position.
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Re:Citrine problems
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2011, 08:05AM »
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Brian , try the reset with the adapter plugged in, but the power switch off. if nothing try with the power sw. on. also when you left it unused for 6 months, did you have the pieces on the board? if so it may be possible you have a bank of stuck reeds.try running one side of a AC cord over the board. have a 60watt or so bulb lit on the end so current is flowing. the ac field will demagnetize any stuck switches.  tony
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Re:Citrine problems
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2011, 08:45AM »
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Sounds like a computer malfunction.  Try a search on this site under "Citrine Problems", "Citrine Malfunction", etc.  A lot has been written about this unit. 

Do other members want to weigh in?
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Re:Citrine problems
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2011, 08:17AM »
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Using mains power 110, tried the reset but still same.

Just seems it fails to power LEDs on the 6th and as a result wont accept the moving of the piece onto the square when that is the move.


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Re:Citrine problems
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2011, 05:11PM »
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There is a reset button on the bottom of the unit.  Try sticking a pen pr an open paper clip in the hole, and HOLD IT THERE FOR AT LEAST THREE MINUTES (seriously).  Then try the unit again.  If you are using batteries, put in a fresh set.
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Citrine problems
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2011, 04:55PM »
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I bought a Citrine about 18 months ago and set it up in my living room as it is a great looking unit.

Played with it on and off for about a year and then didnt use it for about 6 months.

Now upon trying to play it seems some of the LEDs do not light up and that Citrine won't register the move. It seems actually the LEDs not working are on the 6th rank.

Is there a quick test to check all LED's or some factory reset button I can use?

Thanks
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