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After a while the system starts crackling and eventually sound deteriorates to thundering in speakers

I have had the system for about 2 years. Just recently it has started crackling across all the TV and video channels sometimes as soon as it is swithed on but sometimes the problem comes on after a number of hours. It has been intermitant for about 4 months but has now got progressively worse. It now happens every time. It starts by a bit of faint popping across all the speakers then gets worse by crackling in time with the broadcasted sound until over a minute or two it becomes so distorted that the speakers seem to just thunder. Sometimes switching the function channels is enough to clear it but this can some times lead to total loss of all sound. Otherwise I just switch it off for a while. I have unplugged and replugged all the connections, moved the system away from the other TV devices and changed the scart connections from my other TV. Any ideas?

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Re: After a while the system starts crackling and...

Hi, I have exactly the same prob and I belive that it is in the amp module?! I am going to take mine in for repair as my other sony HT amp has just give up the ghost, (STR-DE435), it has a protector prob and is probably not worth repairing, although it is a great amp. If anyone knows the solution to this prob it would be great to hear it!!!

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