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Tone Direct Problems

I just moved into a dorm room and for the first time I've started having problems with this unit. The tone direct keeps turning off and on by itself randomly and periodically while I'm listening to music. As you can imagine, this is very irritating. I try to push the power button on the machine itself but that doesn't work. I have to use the remote to turn it on and then I can push the button on the machine to turn it off. When I go to push the tone direct button on the machine, it switches to VCR.

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Re: Tone Direct Problems

Classic electronic controlproblem...

If you still have warranty, use it.....!

The board for your preamp/switch/vol are made as an electric matrix. This means that several signals are coded and sent from the "frontpanel" to the amp itself. A digital signal like this will be hard for someone to measure and understand without a oscilloscope.

My advice is to clean and check all connetions (inside the amp), but mind the hazardous currents inside.

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