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RCA 3870 Receiver problem..RE/RE

Ok, I think I did what you said...but what I did do is plug it in and checked to see if I had 120v at the primary terminals on the Power Transformer Pioneer # ATS7263, and there is 120. However, on the DC side, I get nothing. I set my voltmeter to 50v DC to check, and even when crossing the terminals in all directions, not even a bump. Those 3 "little" fuses on the AC side that are underneath the little board soldered, I set my meter to ohm, and they all 3 have resistance while unplugged.

Am I correct to assume the power transformer is dead?

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On the secondary of the transformer you would still have an ac voltage. The dc voltage will be after the bridge rectifier.

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