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PM-68 Marantz Receiver keeps shutting off sound after a few

Very frustrating! The receiver (regardless of source and output/types of speakers) continually kick out after a short period of play. It will play wonderfully then "click" off occasionally coming backing on, only to click off again.

I feel like I've tried every permutation of possibilities (from different wall sockets to speakers) to try to nail down this problem...

Purchased this second hand sight unseen from forum for relatively cheap. thinking i got ripped off at this point.

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Hi...

Sounds like there's a power component in the amp section that's outlived its' usefulness.

Unless you have a few years exp in electronics, I'd take it to a tech

It could also be not-so-good solder connections on the protect relays.

I've seen that before as well

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Try turning the system on with no speakers hooked up. and see if it clicks off. if it does,the problem may be the a short on the speaker connections.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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