I have loved this receiver, but the receiver nows shuts off when watching a movie and there are some deep bass tones in the movie. I can then turn on the receiver again, lower the volume and usually are ok. Any idea what could be causing this?
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Re: receiver shuts off at times
There is some leakage of DC voltage getting to the output section. DC voltage will cause the protection circuit to kick in and shut down the amp. This should be a relatively simple repair and cost about $15-$30 in parts plus the local labor rate.
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Press and hold the "straight" and "Tone control" buttons and press power. This should release the protect lock that the receiver is in. If it shuts back off immediately, then you most likely have a blown amp that will need to be repaired.
Those recivers are usually preety good oones with little to no problems. Its just when it gets a certin age it extends its life. You can take it in to a technician to have it serviced, mostly you have cracked solders on the board which will accout for the problems you are having. there might be a few things that need changing but basically your recuver is good it just needs servicing thats all.
Or if you prefer you could get a new one.. BUT YOU CAN JUST HAVE THE CURRENT ONE YOU GOT SERVICED..
a service wil include
re-soldering cracked or loose solders on the board
changing a couple of stuff, maybe capicators or resistors and unlikely an ic.
So just take it in to a technician for a service cause its reached it life span ,,
On the Remote Control
2 Use selection button to select "ON".
ON : Allow tone adjustment (bass, treble).
OFF : Playback without tone adjustment.
The tone cannot be adjusted in the direct
to select an item to be set, and use
to select a setting value.
Bass : Adjust low frequency range (bass).
• -6dB - +6dB (0dB)
Treble : Adjust high frequency range (treble).
• -6dB - +6dB (0dB)
"Bass" or "Treble" can be set when "Tone Control" is set to
there's no test tone under normal use for the sub. It only shoud test the three front and two rear. ther' are disc you can use to test all the speakers. ( If you are into Pink Folyd, the movie The Wall has what you need to help balance the speakers
Did you recently move any speakers around or any items near the speaker wire connections? It sounds like you may have a speaker wire shorting which is causing the receiver to go into "auto protect" mode. Check all of the speaker wire connections on the back of the receiver and at all of the speakers to make sure the wires are not touching or close enough to possibly touch.
There is a problem with the receiver that is allowing DC voltage to get to the output amp section. This is detected and the protection circuit shuts down the receiver. Yamaha uses coupling capacitors between sections to prevent this. If one of these is defective, it would explain your symptom. This should be a relatively simple repair for a repair shop. Expect $10-$25 for parts plus the local labor rate.