Thing is, I remember last time I used it I had a similar problem and then after pressing loads of buttons (I didn't have the instructions to hand) it started working again. Unfortunately, I can't remember what I did, but I vaguely remember that I had to set up something I wasn't actually going to use (like the dual price) before it sprang back into life. Could just have been a fluke, though. Anyone any thoughts on this?
What's really annoying is that I've just replaced the batteries. As far as I can see, there's no on/off switch, so if you leave the batteries in they flatten quite quickly.
So basically, far from saving resources, I've wasted a load on this. If anyone's thinking of buying one, I'd advise looking elsewhere.
Problem is, they're probably all made in China.
I had the same problem with the "Powerdown" switch I got off Powergen to automatically turn off my computer peripherals. That lasted all of six months. At that rate it's cheaper to leave things turned on.