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Sudden failure to power up

A few days ago my receiver failed to switch on when I hit the "power" button on either the unit face or the remote (the only response I could get was the faint clicking sound the reciever has always made when being switched on). However, after some frustrated repitition, I was able to switch the unit on and for a few days everything was fine. Then again last night the same issue occured. Nothing in the troubleshooting guide comes to close to describing my issue. I know there is power going to the unit, as the red light on the front remains lit as though it were still in Standby. The unit is wired into the same surge protector I've had it on for over a year and every other device plugged into it (TV, Xbox, DVD) works fine.

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  • megandy Nov 14, 2007

    I'm having the same problem. I unplugged it once and worked for a few days. After that, it only makes a clicking noise when you press the power button. I tried holding the enter and power. That did nothing.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    lo mismo

  • lymie Mar 03, 2008

    will not power up

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2008

    lo mismo que los anteriores

  • nboller May 29, 2008

    mi receiver cuando lo intento encender se apaga en seƱal de proteccion.algo similar a lo del amigo enciende la luz roja de la parte frontal.ella funcionaba perfecto hasta ayer que se me *** este jose guerrero desde caracas venezuela.

  • reno 2 Aug 06, 2008

    im also having the same problem of not powering up. tried to reset and that didnt work.

  • kim_markus Aug 20, 2008

    put in usb stick and was just frozen after alittle bit left to go and just stayed there than it said don't power off so I waited for a good hour and than took the stick out and there was nothing so I shut the back off quickly and turned it back on now there is nothing,what is wrong?

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    I looked through the book and tried the power button then hit enter to erase the previous programing. The

  • mgrowen Sep 05, 2008

    I went thru the procedure like on page 7 of the instruction manual to turn off the eco mode. All it does is click, and do nothing. There is power to the receiver because the small red light to indicate eco mode is lit in the front.

  • aheck Sep 11, 2008

    My Rx will not turn on It has had hard use as my handicapped wife puts many hours on it. It was intermittent for a long time but finally quit. I hear the relay click and check the ac voltage going through it. It is momentary (the top board on the Power supply) Is this supposed to latch? I also hear another relay clicking but not sure which one. Does anyone have a schematic? Thanks for any help you might be able to give.

  • clue Nov 08, 2008

    same issue. Tried to clear the memory using the power-enter buttons... didn't work. Hate to generate another piece of trash if it is a simple change of a transistor or a latching relay... Please help.



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I've had this happen a number of times with my receiver. This trick from the Troubleshooting guide in the owner's manual usually does the trick: To reset If an unusual condition in the display window or malfunction occurs, reset the unit as follows. 1 Press the POWER button to turn off the power. 2 Press the POWER button while pressing the ENTER button. Everything stored in memory after purchase is canceled. If the power cannot be turned off in step 1 because of a malfunction, reset by disconnecting the AC cord and carry out step 2.

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I have the same problem with the same negative results. Any ideas?

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