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STR-DE598 The reciever shuts off randomly and just before it shuts off the protection light comes on. Can someone tell me what is causing this to happen?

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  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2008

    my "protection" banner message appeared several times tonight and the system automatically shut down....I'm also interested in a solution

  • hitmanbesser Apr 30, 2009

    protect displays across the display. A few moments later it shuts down

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If you have the remote for it all you have to do is clear the memory shut it off then wait a little bit then turn it back on

Posted on May 11, 2013

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We unplugged it for a week, and still persist to have the same 'protect' mode problem. Any insights?

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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Well usually the best thing to do is unplug the unit from any power and leave it for about 2 hours to reset. that is a common problem when the unit has been played at a high volume or the speaker connection are not tight

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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