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No Power From My Reciever

I have a Philiips hts 3450 surround sound system. i have had it for about a year or so. the power in my house suddenly surged one time n my reciever was plugged in, but was not powered on. it took the hit. the red light on ther reciever stayed lit, but wouldnt power off. so when i unplugged it, it was shot. i recently plugged it up and it made a light "clicking" noise until i unplugged it. is it still some life in this? because, the way this reciever is set up. i dont think i can use any other reciever. if i can, what can i use. but i'd rather revive the one i got because the speakers would be shot!

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  • timtlc Apr 07, 2009

    Used my HTS3555 last night was working fine. Set up the timer to turn off the unit and tv. Woke up, no power. Will not eject the DVD. Tried Unplugging.



    Power light cycles on and off a little (dully) a few times after the unit is unplugged.

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    Power is on but no sound.... All other functions seem OK

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Mook_trakzz, your device is most likely roasted and ready or scrap. Sorry.

Guest, check if the cables are connected properly, specially the cable between the device and the sub is quite easily shifted thus losing your sound.

timtlc, seems you have had some powerfailure during that night, you can try to remove the powercable for at least 15 seconds, that should reset the device.

to all, information from Philips on this device:

  • Press the STANDBY ON button on the front of the DVD system to turn on the power.
    If the device powers on at the unit and not the remote, the unit may have been turned off with TV selected as the source on the remote. The standby button on the remote will operate most Philips TV’s when TV is selected as the source. Change the source to disc or any other source than TV on the remote.
  • To completely reset the player, unplug the AC cord from the AC outlet for 15 seconds.


Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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