my Tecsun PL-660 hadn’t been used for a while. It didn’t charge the batteries either. I put the batteries in a separate charger and brought them up to full charge. Still no joy with them in the radio. Occasionally the display came on but not clearly and with various segments missing. Over the course of a few weeks and after a little research I removed the ....
I signed up here just to reply to this great (the only one I could find on the internet) question/experience that helped me with an identical problem. I was so close to giving up when I read this thread and went to examine the component that looks like a coin battery (as the original poster described)
and having owned a sucking hakko soldering gun, i ...
I know this is old, but my friends recommend Troy Radio. They are an authorized FlexRadio shop and specialize in the 5000. You can reach them at:
Link: Troy Radio
I am not associated with Troy Radio nor ever used their service, but have heard they are good.