Question about Insignia Audio Players & Recorders
The receiver is going into a protection mode. This happens because there is a failure either inside the unit itself or in something attached to it (such as the speakers).
A quick and easy thing to try is to disconnect all of the speaker wires. If your NS-R2000 now stays on, carefully examine all of the speaker wiring to be sure it is not shorted. Also check the speakers to be sure they work properly.
Posted on Apr 17, 2010
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Generally speaking, an amp protects itself from heat, shorts and overloads by refusing to turn on or stay on.
Overloads can be from excessive periods of high output or marginally low impedance loading by the speakers; and shorts would be wiring issues or a speaker blowing up.
You should be able to feel if it's hot. WHY is it overheating? Make sure it has sufficient ventilation on all sides and that vent holes are not blocked by dust balls. Ensure the fan (if equipped) is running as designed (some only operate on demand). Clean dust and debris from it.
If the amp comes back on after cooling, you're lucky. They only have so many self-protection cycles in their lives so continuously resetting or cycling their power without addressing the cause can do more harm than good.
If it protects immediately on a cool power up you should disconnect the speaker connections and try it 'naked'. If it comes up then diagnose which lead(s) are shorted. If it does not come up the problem is internal and should be left to an experienced and competent hands-on tech.
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