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  • eduardoheads Dec 17, 2008

    thank you for your help RENOSEAN, but it is still flashing the word "protector" in the display.

  • eduardoheads Dec 17, 2008

    Ok I will try it thank you again

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    when i turn on the unit protector flashes

  • bluere9115 Mar 12, 2009

    how to clear protector off screen

  • Sucj Mar 20, 2009

    same problem protect appears on screen, how to fix?


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You cannot disable it. It is meant to protect the unit from producing more power than it is designed to. When you turn it on, turn the volume all the way down. Beyond that consult the back of your manual for trouble shooting and service information.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

  • Sean Johnson
    Sean Johnson Dec 17, 2008

    Well the only other thing that it can be is trying to reset the memory. This can be done by unplugging it for 8-24hours followed by pressing all the buttons on the front. If that does not work then I am sorry to say but it is too late for the stereo, the capacitors are fried.


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