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Shows to be stuck in Standby.

My receiver has been working fine for about 3 to 4 years; I recently moved and set it up again with all the same items it had before. About 1 day after I had it hooked up it was playing from the tuner and when I walked by it suddenly turned off. I went to hit the power to turn it back on and what I get is the ?Stand by? light above the power button flashing. When I hit the power button on the remote or directly on the stereo the light turns solid red for a bit then goes back to flashing. I unhooked everything from the receiver including the speakers and tried again it did not work. I tried unplugging it from the wall for 30 seconds (usually resets electronics) and plugging it back in. no change. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

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Re: Shows to be stuck in Standby.

Hold down the enter button and the advanced surround button for 5 seconds or so and the amp will restart, the display will come up and hopefully it will be ok. its often caused by using speakers under 8 ohms, or damaged speaker cables etc

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Re: Shows to be stuck in Standby.

Hold down Advanced Surround and Enter at the same time for a few seconds

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Re: Shows to be stuck in Standby.

If a unit suddenly shuts down and there is no sound most of the time that indicateds there is a fault in the amp circuit of this reciever. these are solid state printed circuit boards and you will need the knowledge on how this amp circuit works. Depending on what the problem is will determine if the reciever is worth repairing or not. Generaly, if a reciever is over 4 years old it would not be wise to drop any money into it as the capacitors and components in this unit are starting to get weak and will start to fail one by one, you will start nickle and diming the thing. Time I think to go out and shop for a new reciever, unless of course you get a service manual and know how to work on solid state printed circuit boards. Good Luck

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