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My speak accidentally pour by the water while it's charging,and not on

My Bose speaker accidentally get wet by pouring water of my little kid while it's charging. And it's not turning on,power not working.

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Initially it will have to be cleaned and thoroughly dried and then tested to find out what if anything has failed. Most probably something in the power input side since it was being charged at the time.

The impurities in the water causes corrosion and provides circuit paths for the electricity which were not in the PA system's operating design and could damage the components. The corrosion starts immediately and is ongoing until it is completely cleaned away

First do not try to charge or to turn on your system and then remove the battery as soon as possible from the system to minimize any further damage.

Then you need to dis-assemble the rest of the device and clean all the affected parts using Isopropyl Alcohol 99%+ (available at electronics parts stores) to remove all traces of corrosion and water. If possible do not use "rubbing alcohol" as in some cases this is only 70% IPA or less, can contain additives which may leave conductive residues and is not as effective. If you do have to use it check the label to verify the amount of IPA. The greater the concentration of IPA the better

Here is a link that describes the process. Electronics Water Damage

As always with electronics, especially surface mounted pcb be gentle when handling and especially when brushing away the corrosion. You do not want to remove any components from the board. The ends of any flex cables and their connectors need to be cleaned as well

Hopefully after you have done all this the PA system might possibly work correctly again.

Here is a video that may help inasmuch as it shows how to open the device to gain access to the motherboard, battery etc.

After it has been cleaned etc, check the motherboard for any obvious signs of component failure e.g. burnt out components. If everything appears tp be OK then you will have to start testing the voltage rails to make sure that they're OK when power is applied. Not easy without the schematics i know. I couldn't find any online. You may have better luck.

If this process seems too daunting, take your PA system to a reputable, professional electronics repair service, experienced in liquid damage repair and ask for a quote for a repair. If you decide to do this, do it sooner than later.

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