Question about Technics SA-EX140 Receiver

1 Answer

Overload message comes on and message to switch off power imediatly whe reciever is turned on

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2007

    Was trying to reconnect speakers after floor installed. This overload message appeared, then the receiver came back on but the speakers did not work

  • trudy1983 Nov 22, 2007

    Mine does the same thing. Says Overload, then u hit any botton and it tells u to switch power off

  • LUIS MARIN Feb 21, 2008



  • screwgun Mar 11, 2008

    Same exact problem...shows overload and you have to switch power off...tried disconnecting and reconnecting everything to no avail.




1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,153 Answers

Short in ps or amps shorted. Look for burnt parts are bad caps

Posted on Aug 27, 2007


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Overload sa-tx50

Most overloads are caused by the main output devices. They will go short circuit if for example speaker wires have come into touch. Another cause is high volume or a faulty speaker. Or poor ventilation around the amp causing excess heat.
The only cure is to replace the device(s) generally located on the heat sink.

Dec 01, 2013 | Technics SA-TX50 Receiver

1 Answer

My reciever plays then cuts out

They don't overload from missing speakers. I'm curious, what buggered the one speaker?

Examine all of your speaker wires carefully to be sure no unintended contact is made between them and anything else.

Is "overload" being displayed?

“OVERLOAD” starts flashing on the display.

Speakers are overloaded because of high volume.

1. Press STANDBY/ON on the front panel to turn off the receiver.
2. Stop the playback source.
3. Turn on the receiver again, and adjust the volume.
Speakers are overloaded because of short circuit of speaker terminals.

Press STANDBY/ON on the front panel, then check the speaker wiring.

If “OVERLOAD” does not disappear after turning on the receiver again, unplug the AC power cord, then plug it back in again.
If speaker wiring is not short-circuited, contact your dealer.

Mar 31, 2010 | JVC RX-6042 Receiver

1 Answer

I get my receiver to about 65% volume and it turns off

Check the ohm load for the reciever, then check to see what ohms are of the speakers. make sure they match. 4ohm to 4ohm, 8ohm to 8ohm. If unit feels hot when it shuts off, it's a themal overload, put in to keep the reciever from getting damaged. It comes back on when cool right? Overload could be on its way out and shutting down at a lower temp too

Jan 05, 2010 | Yamaha RX-797 Receiver

2 Answers

Overload protection

Doe this always go into overload independent of the volume level? Try disconnecting the speakers completely and running the set. Does the set shutdown then too?


Jan 16, 2009 | Technics Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer


Have you checked your wiring connections? Wires could possibly be touching each other making it short out and giving you that "Overload". If not that then I would say it could possibly be a fuse that has gone bad inside. ??? Just some suggestions. The reason I say that it could be the wiring is because when I hook up a system and the wires accidently touch each other it overloads the system past a certain volume. Again I would check my wires first and move on from there.

Dan Colton, Ca

Sep 24, 2008 | Pioneer SX-205 Receiver

2 Answers

Overload on Technics SA DA10

Cracked solder joints due to excessive heat cycling. Do not place in a shelf system. Top MUST be open for 1 ft. or better for proper convective cooling effect. Mine suffered same fate but repaired locally.

Feb 23, 2008 | Technics SA-DA10 Receiver

1 Answer


internal wickman fuses blown check speakers high unts tweeters\ gone short primary transistors /ic blown

Dec 31, 2007 | Technics SA-DX940

1 Answer

Overload Problem

If your rec'vr worked with the original front and rear speakers, the new speakers are either defective or ar the wrong impedance.
Also, I find this confusing: "I connected the wiring for 1 of the front speakers to the connection on the rear of the receiver". This may indicate wrong wiring connection. Make sure you have connected the speakers properly

Dec 04, 2007 | Pioneer VSX-D608 Receiver

1 Answer


From the manual, you may have seen this: Switch off the unit, determine and correct the cause, then switch the unit on. Causes include: ?Shorting (bare wires touching) of positive and negative speaker wires. ?Using speakers with an impedance lower than that rated for this unit. ?Straining of the speakers through excessive volume or power. ?Using the unit in a hot environment without proper ventilation.

Dec 01, 2006 | Panasonic SA-HE70 Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
Technics SA-EX140 Receiver Logo

Related Topics:

430 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Technics Audio Players & Recorders Experts


Level 3 Expert

5318 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Ben Armstrong

Level 2 Expert

357 Answers

Are you a Technics Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides