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Years of good service...now it keeps blowing fuse

I've had a Sony De525 for almost 10 years and never had any problems with it. It has been moved several times, from coast to coast, as well as around different houses and have never had the slightest problem. The problem started when I unplugged it to hook up my record player..I plugged in the RC cables and the ground..when I turned on my receiver, it blew two fuses, { 8 amp. 150 volt}. Now, when powered on, the display does not light up, no sound comes out, but it does power on, displaying the tone, surround, and cd orange buttons. I could only get 8 amp 250 volt fuses to replace it, this caused it to blow the last two fuses...any suggetions? Thank you

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The voltage of the fuse is not the issue. It sounds like you may have some blown internal transistors (probably in the output area). Time for a trip to the repair shop I'm afraid.

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