Question about Audio Players & Recorders
You have a worn power switch. After 30 years of turning a powerful receiver on and off, the contacts in the power switch become pitted and corroded, and just plain dirty - this is exacerbated in smoking environments. As the resistance in the contacts increases, it takes more "juice" to bridge the contacts, and this takes the form of hissing and sputtering. The best solution is to replace the power switch. These can usually be found on eBay for between $10 to $25 - just search for "Marantz power switch". You'll probably need to disassemble most of the front end of your receiver to get at the switch, and you'll need some soldering experience and tools to remove old and install the new. Once you do the job, however, it should last the rest of the life of the unit.
Posted on Oct 19, 2009
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 09, 2014 | Marantz Vintage Model 2220b Stereophonic...
on Oct 03, 2011 | Marantz SR-7200 Receiver
Jan 08, 2014 | Marantz Audio Players & Recorders
Nov 21, 2017 | Audio Players & Recorders
Jan 04, 2012 | Marantz SR4003 Receiver
Nov 04, 2010 | Marantz Audio Players & Recorders
Jan 26, 2010 | Marantz Audio Players & Recorders
Nov 10, 2008 | Marantz SR-7200 Receiver
Nov 08, 2008 | NAD Audio Players & Recorders
Jul 08, 2007 | Marantz SR-4200 Receiver
222 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!