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Receiver was dropped and now only the standby light will come on, but nothing else.

I am pretty sure that this is going to have to go to a repair shop, but what could it be and how much coul dit cost to fix? The receiver was dropped in a move. It was in a box, but not very well packaged (should have done it myself!). It took the hit in the back of the unit where the powercord goes into it. I took the cover off and could not find anything loose or visablt broken. When you plug it in and push the power button the only thing that happens is the standby light comes on. Ant help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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I don't want to be the one to say it, but there's a reason for the sticker that says 'no consumer repairable parts within.' If you have an electronic tech for a buddy, let him/her look at it.Shop time will run anywhere from $45-90 hr, with a 1 hr minimum. As low as prices are these days, consumer electronics are now 'throw it out, get a new one' items. Do us all a favor if you trash it. RECYCLE it. Take it to Goodwill, you local solid waste dept. just don't let it end up in a landfill.Odds are it's something simple but it'll cost to find out.

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