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Denon Receiver flashed PROTECTION and stopped working after plastic smell

My Denon AVR-1200 Receiver stopped working after I determined that one of the speaker wires were crossed (they wires had been pulled accidentally from the speaker and were touching together). A burnt plastic smell appeared and the receiver stopped working, it just flashed PROTECTION and was rather overheated.  I tried unplugging everything and cooling it down and tried reseting it, but nothing.  I looked for blown caps or other obvious visual problems but nothing.  Is it something that is easily fixable or worth getting fixed?  This is the first problem in 11 years, it worked flawlessly throghout.
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Mr. B

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  • Babis Dec 28, 2007

    What are my options as far as the best thing to do with this receiver?  Fix it, post it for parts, toss it? Or any suggestions?


    What would it cost to fix and what is its worth today, fixed or not?


    Thanks

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I just had the same thing happen to me what did you do to fix it?

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