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No right output

Hey guys I've had this receiver for about 5 years, and I like it a lot. It didn't see much heavy use over the years, just mild, on mild volume levels. Recently after moving the receiver to another house(I was carefull and don't think I bumped it), the output to speakers on the right side stopped working(both on the A and B speakers), I narrowed it down to the receiver itself, since the problem did not transfer when switching cables or speakers. Anyone seen this before? is this something that can be fixed easily? what am I looking at? Thanks for any help.

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  • yoav kleinfeld
    yoav kleinfeld Apr 25, 2006

    I meant it didnt switch the side of the defective output.


  • yoav kleinfeld
    yoav kleinfeld Apr 29, 2006

    Never underestimate the (ridicously)obvious.



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When you say it didnt switch when changing cables?? Well if you have no output on the right speaker and you put the left speaker on and still had no output then its your speaker as the problem should have switched from right to left if the problem is in the reciver. Now you could check and see if there are any bent control shafts as this is common durring a move and that would account for the problem or there are internal speaker fuse that may have popped out but this ones doubtfull, or the preamp or main amp printed cuircut board has a crack in them?? If you checked all mof these and need assistance with this repair you can go to the manufactures website to see how and where you can send or take the unit for repair. Good Luck

Posted on Apr 18, 2006


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