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DSP-A1 SCREEN DISPLAY LIGHTS ,ALL GO OFF,LEAVING IT IMPOSSIBLE TO ASCERTAIN WHAT SETTINGS OR WHAT PROGRAM IM AT. LIGHTS ALL COME ON FOR ABOUT 3-5 MINS ,AT STARTUP,AND AMP. ALL WORKS FINE OTHERWISE EVEN WITH ALL LIGHTS OFF.

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  • brew1 Feb 17, 2008

    Bought my DSP-A1 about 7 years ago and over the last 6 months the lighting problem has progressively gotten worse. First just one of the letters for the sound mode was not lighting up, then it progressed over the last month to the entire lighting going off after a few minutes. Everything else functions just fine.

    With the exception of the lighting problem, this baby is built like a brick $hithouse and has never given me any grief, other than wrestling it into the entertainment center shelf and making sure it has adequate ventelation since this puppy really throws out the heat.

    Mark Richfield WI 16 FEB 2008

  • rodney27 May 07, 2009

    hi, i had the same problem, some soldering and all is ok, however my main channels are playing low, any solutions

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Over the years the solder joints on the display panel become bad due to the heat that the display puts out. The way to rectify this take the cover off and dis-assemble enough to get to the display. Then using a soldering iron re-solder all of the joints on the board. You should be able to see the joints that are bad as they will wiggle. If you are un-comfortable soldering then try to find someone that is. There is a your tube video on doing this as I learned tonight. I have not done this procedure yet, but I have had the same problem for over 2 years. The display does not even work any more. Now that I have learned what the problem is I will be doing this when I feel like unhooking everything.

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