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HK AVR 225 front display not working

I was using the harmon kardon avr 225 receiver and the front panel went out. Radio does not come on, and there seems to be no activity, other than the power light comes on, standby works, and I can see the outside front panel that shows prologic, vd1, surround sound choices Can you help with potential problems the speakers made a loud pop noise when it went out i have already checked the fuses

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  • TItus Poulose Jan 21, 2008

    its direct to the wall

  • TItus Poulose Jan 22, 2008

    do you know if could fix it or about how much it would cost to fix it?

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  • TItus Poulose Jan 24, 2008

    someone told me a couple output transistors probaly went bad and the system is in protect mdoe until the fault is repaired



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Thats not good power transformers in it went bad do u have it on a nice power strip or direct to wall

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Was using the harmon kardon avr 225 receiver and the front panel went out. .... screen display of the channel number, volume, or menu item does not work. ...

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i'm the last person that posted wanted to add that we heard a pop in the speakers when the system went out. We'll be taking the box apart soon to see if we can diagnose it...(fuse?)

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