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"mecha error"? I was reconnecting the front speakers while I had music playing through the system (probably not a good idea I know). When I picked up the amp to move it back to its original position, I heard a small pop and it shut down. If I try to turn it on now the display shows "mecha error", followed by "eject" then "standby", at which point it goes into standby. I'm hoping that this could just be due to something like a blown fuse, but I really have no idea. I'll probably have to take it to be fixed anyway, but can anyone shed some light on this?

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    same problem same cause not reset itself yet though any solutions???

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I've dismantled my system found the top fuse had blown on the transformer also aligned the cd tray all works sweet now wahoo :)

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Roughly 15 mins after posting my problem the stereo returned to normal and has been fine since then. Thanks for the input anyway.

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Yes a problem on tray mechanism,and needs timing or alignment,caused by movement while playing any tapes or cd's,need's qualified serviceman.

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