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Hi I have an Onkyo TX-SR304E. When I try to play music via a dvd/cd player, it lasts for about 20 seconds then shuts off with the STAND BY light flashing on and off.When I try to turn it on , off it goes straight away. What am I doing wrong?

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The unit is in protect mode. A problem was detected in the final stage of the amp and the unit shuts down to prevent further damage to either the amp or speakers. Check the speaker wires to be sure that they are not crossed anywhere. If with the sepaker wires disconnected, the amp still enters protect mode, the problem is internal to the amp. This is usually defective output transistors. Expect a parts cost between $15-$40.


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