Send it to Paul Plotkin at Pro-Digital inc. in Broomall, PA. http://www.prodigitalinc.com/ He'll fixit for you. -Matt S >I have here a Sony portable DAT machine that's dead as a doorstop. It won't >turn on or operate. Batteries seem to hold charge. Should I use it for a >doorstop or is it worth fixing? If so, does anyone have a good tech to >recommend? Sony won't service these things. I don't want to spend an arm or >a leg on this but I'd invest a few dozen dollars to get it working right.