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Hello, I can not get sound out of my Yamaha receiver/dvd player. It keeps blinking "speaker err" on the receiver. I looked and all the wires are hooked up. It just did it out of the blue, I was watching TV and all of a sudden the sound went away. Any ideas? Thanks, Kurt

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Re: Hello, I can not get sound out of my Yamaha...

Hi, sounds like the speaker protection circuit may be active. Does the amp make a click of a relay closing then this may not be the case. there are seeral things you should do.
1/ check the speaker wiring closely. Examine and run your hand along every bit of it to see if it is frayed or chewed.
2/If you have a multimeter, check the DC resistance of all the speakers from the cable at the amo end( with each wire disconnected in turn and check for short circuits. That means anything approaching zero ohms.
If either of the above are true, then go about repairing the speaker... another tale... other wise, the amp has an internal problem. If you are up to it, I can talk you through a repair... try the above to see if its any speaker problems and get back to me here if you want to get iunto the amp full on :)

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