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Yamaha RX-V490 comes on, goes off

I've had this piece for about 7 years or so, and have never had a problem, although it is similar to a problem I had with a Marantz receiver I used to have. I hit the power button, it makes a pop and immediately turns off. Is this something I can fix or do I need to take it somewhere? Thanks

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  • adamneilands Jul 22, 2008

    Hi i have the same problem, just bought the amp and after 5 seconds or so even with no speakers plugges in it turns off?? Can someone please explain?? Apparantly the amp worked just fine b4 shipment but now just keeps turning off. I get display functions all work fine and senses remote all for 5 secons then off. PLEASE HELP!!

  • rxpbrad Sep 02, 2008

    mine has just started doing exactly the same thing, Ive had trouble free use of this amp for about 10 years and just this week without making any changes to my system it turns off after about 5 seconds, has anyone had any joy in fixing this?????


  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    Yamaha RX-V490 5.1 Channels Receiver turns itself off. I have never made any modification to it and now when it is turned on waits for a few seconds then clicks off! Very annoying! The problem is so bad that I have to buy Yamaha Rxv 1800 last week. Can anyone out there help me solve this problem.




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More than likely its going into protect mode to keep from blowing your speakers. That pop noise is DC getting to your speakers before it shuts off i would recommend checking for DC voltage at the outputs first. If your not electronically inclined take it to a shop. Let us know :-)

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