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VSX-D498 Overload My Pioneer VSX-D498 receiver displays OVERLOAD for Digital input only, all of the three digital inputs - 2 optical and 1 coax - after a few minutes then shuts off.  Receiver works fine in stereo and Pro Logic surround modes.  Nothing has changed in the configuration for several months.  I haven't cracked it open yet to check for faulty solder joints or visually identifiable issues, I'm not sure how likely this is with the amount of use this unit has received the last eight years.  Appreciate any help you can offer.

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Re: VSX-D498 Overload

If you have an EQ hooked up it will not work correctly with dolby digital playback and will dammage the reciever.
sorry, just got here , but I have the same unit and have had it for 5+ years and it still works great ! but if you want any device to last unplug it when you are not going to use it for a while.

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