White noise Sound machine ,can it be fixed?

I have had this sweet machine for several years. It has finally stopped working. I know I can replace it with many other machines,but I like its brook the best of any,...it is small and packs easily. Does anyone know what would need to be fixed?.?Evidently they are not made anymore,I checked several sources. Sources show pictures,but machines not available.
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  • Elizabeth Nice Elizabeth Nice on Oct 29, 2017
    Hi Bernice, I looked on eBay and Amazon but no luck. So, my advice would be to find local electronics repair shops and give them a call. Get rough estimates and take it from there.
    • Bernice H Bernice H on Oct 30, 2017
      Yup...I did amazon and eBay too. Thanks. I’m just hoping some hometalker has experience somehow.
  • Wen6732034 Wen6732034 on Oct 29, 2017
    I use sounds on my cell phone, a lot of different sounds and you can change the pitch ect...
  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Oct 30, 2017
    Just in case- here's another small, easy to take with you option- https://www.amazon.com/dp/B013KH2H0A/ref=dp_sp_detail?psc=1
  • 2dogal 2dogal on Oct 30, 2017
    Most small appliances are not meant to be fixed. The cost of repair is more than the cost of buying new. Now you know why we are called the "disposable society". Look on Amazon for a similar item.
    • Bernice H Bernice H on Oct 30, 2017
      yup...I did. In fact I ordered one..not crazy about the sounds!but even worse ..it doesn’t work on the battery setting. Huh? They are brand new batteries,so back it goes.😝. You are correct..a disposable society.
  • MYKIDZMOM MYKIDZMOM on Oct 30, 2017
    Before you 'toss'it, find someone who likes to 'tinker'
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    • R1331539419 R1331539419 on Oct 30, 2017
      Hi Bernice,
      Silver Lining: My husband's a tinkerer. He can fix most anything, which is usually a good thing but it can turn into a bad thing when he can fix a 1977 refrigerator that came with our house in 1992, over and over again! It finally broke last year to where he couldn't fix it (YAY!) but only because the wiring diagram was painted over. If you know a tinkerer or someone that knows electronics, they could probably fix it but someone in the business of doing that will probably charge you more than it's worth to replace it. It can't hurt to ask. Good luck.
    • Bernice H Bernice H on Oct 31, 2017
      Thanks for checking in....absolutely true about charging more than what is worth. We just had to replace a one year old over stove microwave the other owners had installed. When we put it back in while installing new cabinets...it died. The repairman said fixing it was real close in cost to a new one. So sad..a throwaway society. Yet repairmen have to make a living too!
  • Danny Hinkle Danny Hinkle on Oct 30, 2017
    Hi Bernice. My name is Danny. I have an AA Degree in Electronic Technology. I know I could fix your white noise machine. Only thing is, I live in Reno Nevada. Can you tell me what happened and what was the machine doing when it went out?

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    • Danny Hinkle Danny Hinkle on Oct 31, 2017
      For sure. I know what you mean. I lived in Redding before I moved to Reno. No I'm not related to the Hinkle's that owned the Hinkle's Market. I received my AA Degree at Shasta College.
  • Ans31401886 Ans31401886 on Oct 30, 2017
    I have had my same sound machine for 25 years and use it every night. Several years ago it quit working and I used a can of compressed air and cleaned it thoroughly top and bottom and it has continued to work for me. It's worth a try. Good luck!
    • Bernice H Bernice H on Oct 31, 2017
      Thanks for the post...I have only had 2 of these in over 20 something years. The other was a dome type,bulky for traveling. We sure have gotten our moneys worth,haven’t we?
  • Frita Meister Frita Meister on Oct 30, 2017
    Hi Bernice,
    I'm in California and there's a chain of stores by the name of Bed Bath & Beyond. They carry the white noise machines and they even carry the Homedics one which I have reaso to believe it to be a descent brand. I bought one just like this one for my husband at Target. I don't know if Target still carries them, but I do know that Bed Bath & Beyone still carry them. My husband loves his. Good luck!
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    • Frita Meister Frita Meister on Oct 31, 2017
      Good luck!
  • Flipturn Flipturn on Oct 31, 2017
    Since the machine runs on batteries (the pkg looks like small hearing aid batteries) I am wondering if the area where the battery is inserted just needs a good cleaning out? Over time, dust, lint, and build up could be impeding the battery connection.
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    • Flipturn Flipturn on Oct 31, 2017
      Oh, sorry, I did not see the post explaining this. No problem though. I guess in this case, more than two heads were not really better than one, but we tried. 'Hope you had a happy halloween today.
  • Tom Tom on Oct 31, 2017
    HHmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm don't know.
    • Bernice H Bernice H on Oct 31, 2017
      Haha...that’s ok...I was hoping for a quick fix,not going to worry about it any more! I will adjust to another one! 😏
  • Dianacirce70 Dianacirce70 on Oct 31, 2017
    you can attempt to find the customer service information for the company and see if they have a preferred repair place near you, or they can let you know how to replace it
  • Pk Pk on Nov 01, 2017
    If you have Internet and a tablet you can listen to the same sounds from Internet ststiond. Cslm, radio yuned, googlr, pandora all have relaxation and nature sound stsyions.
    • Bernice H Bernice H on Nov 01, 2017
      Oh I didn’t know that...good to know especially for traveling. I do get pandora!but wonder how to find those sounds.
  • Danny Hinkle Danny Hinkle on Nov 02, 2017
    Bernice, I was just thinking about your response from Amazon about it not being in stock and didn't know if they were going to get it back in stock. I had that happen to me before and I just left the product in my list and when it came back in they would let me know. It's like, if no one wants onw why have them in stock. Plus another seller may come on Amazon that has some or even one for sale. Try that and let me know what happens. Just a thought.
  • Sergei Sergei on Aug 31, 2019

    Dear Bernice, my advice will be also to find some good repairer or buy a new thing. I know, that some things are very precious for us, but alas they can not stay with us forever!