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I've found an RCA RT-2600 HT for $10. Receiver showed "overload", now won't power. It's also missing a rear speaker. Is the receiver fixable? If not, what receivers are compatible w/the subwoofer? Also, what speakers would be a good replacement? I want to spend next to nothing (~$50) on this. I should be able to solder in new components in receiver.

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  • raunch Dec 20, 2008

    It's a powered sub.

  • raunch Dec 20, 2008

    Just RT2600. No DVD.

  • raunch Dec 20, 2008

    Other posts have said when you get an overload on this it's fried.

  • raunch Dec 20, 2008

    Any chance it's fixable?

  • raunch Dec 21, 2008

    Might I be able to fix it myself if you can tell me the most obvious parts to replace? I'm paying $10 for the speakers. This was free. I'm willing to put $30 or so into it.

  • raunch Dec 21, 2008

    Also, is there a way to run the powered sub with a non-sub receiver?

  • dadamczy Jan 05, 2009

    My system will not power up. It was working fine until the other night when we tryed to watch a DVD. After 10 min. the sound went out and the system shut off. Tryed to start and nothing. When I push the power botton the diplay flashes. I couldn't make the word out until I got real chose to the unit. I believe it says "overload". I hope it's not fried!!!!

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There may be a fuse inside the cover. I replaced the 2 front and 2 rears with pioneer S-HF21-lR 2 way,100 watters. they are bookshelf size speakers, but trust me they rock. you wont be disappointed. im pwering them with a sony receiver. no problem. if its a typical rca sub, its non powered and will work with about any receiver. Steve

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  • Stephen Evans Dec 20, 2008

    is this a RCA model rtd 260 with 5 disc changer and sirruis capable

  • Stephen Evans Dec 20, 2008

    if you can give me a day or two. im still researching it. Steve

  • Stephen Evans Dec 20, 2008

    sounds about right, thats what rca replied to me.

  • Stephen Evans Dec 20, 2008

    It would cost more to fix it than you paid for it. It has been discontinued by Rca

  • Stephen Evans Dec 21, 2008

    I really cant get any info on the unit, being dicontinued. Does it have a circuit board? if so remove it and see if their are anysigns of burns on it, some of the components you may be able to get at radio shack. Also there should be a step down transformer, so to speak. see if you can see if it has power coming out of it. About the speaker, if it has no sub output, you wont get the sound field designed to go to a subwoofer.

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