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Receiver display has disappeared but unit still works

How do I get the receiver display to come back. All of the components are working but I cannot get the display to show.

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Re: Receiver display has disappeared but unit still works

If you are talking about the vacuum display on the front of the receiver, it could be either blown and need replacement or simply dimmed. There is a dimmer button on the front of the unit that should allow you to select between three different brightness settings.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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My onkyo ht-r590 goes on then shuts off right away.

The amp protection circuit has been activated. Remove the power cord from the wall outlet immediately. Disconnect all speaker cables and input sources, and leave the AV receiver with its power cord disconnected for 1 hour. After that, reconnect the power cord and reconnect an input and a pair of speaker wires onto the unit. If the receiver still does not turn on than you will have to bring it in for service. Turn up the volume and if the receiver doesn't shut down, power off the receiver and add another pair of speakers. Power up the unit again and turn up the volume. If it doesn't shut down, power off the unit again. Now connect all your input sources and turn on your receiver. If the unit shuts down again, your unit will need to be further serviced at an authorized Onkyo service center.

Oct 01, 2014 | Onkyo HT-R590 7.1-Channel 3-D Ready Home...


Instead of resetting rear speakers each time.....

I have found a similar problem with the rear speakers on this unit (needing to be reset each time the unit was turned off), but found a quicker way around it.....with both the main unit off and the rear receiver off: turn on the rear speaker receiver, then the main unit. If the blue light on the rear receiver does not come on, turn off the main unit, and turn it back on again. This has worked for me ~50 times or so and has worked repeatedly. It's faster than going through the reset phase each time. Also when turning off the system, turn off the main unit first, and then the rear receiver. Sometimes I also simply leave the rear receiver on since it pulls only 4 Watts. Hope this helps any users.....(it also works on my boyfriends older generation model).

on Dec 28, 2008 | Samsung HT-WX70 Theater System

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I have an RCA home theatre...model rt2910. I have hooked my PS3 via HDMI to the TV for the video and used an optical cable for the audio. I set the PS3 to send video via HDMI and audio via optical cable....

You should have the HDMI plugged into the Home theater unit. The theater unit then is attached to the TV using the HDMI out.
The home theater unit passes the HDMI through to the TV while playing the audio for you.
You will likely need to select the correct source on your RT2910.
Here is a link to the manual.
See the section entitled "Connecting to HDMI Components" for an illustration of what I have described above.

Feb 28, 2011 | RCA RT2910 Theater System

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I have SC-PT750 Wireless system with SH-FX65T and SE-FX65, the wireless does not work and the screen flashes W1 to W2 and the SE-FX65 red light stays on

1 Turn on SE-FX65 2 While pressing [>>/>>'] ] press the numbered button [3] on the remote control until "P" lights in the home theater unit's display The indicator on SE-FX65 turns green. 3 While "P" is displayed, press [I/D SET] 4While pressing [>>/>>'} press the numbered button [3] on the remote control.
This worked for me. I moved and lost the FX65A, and Had to buy a replacement off ebay,
Used this manual but I have to give mosyzlak props, cause he gave me the idea to look for it.

Nov 28, 2010 | Panasonic Home Theater System System

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Issues Displaying picture from HDMI upconversion

I've posted this other places. Hope it helps.

My HT-S6100 had a similar problem with my DVD player and some times with my Cable/DVR box. The signal wasn't getting received at the TV. So, first I changed the input jacks my DVD and Cable box are plugged into on the receiver (e.g. from HDMI 1 & HDMI 3 to HDMI 2 & HDMI 4). Second, I reprogrammed the Input Assignments to match (e.g. HDMI in 2&4). Third, I deleted any Input Assignments that weren't applicable. For instance, I'm only using HDMI connections, but there were Digital and Component Input Assignments programmed in. When I say I deleted them, I actually set them to "----" (just scroll through the options and you'll find this.) Finally, I turn on my video/audio sources (PS3 in your case) and let them load/warm up before I turn on my Onkyo receiver. It seems to be working. Good luck.

May 22, 2009 | Onkyo HT-S5100 Theater System

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RC cable in headphone jack then to power source now ''protect''

This generally means that you've got a short somewhere.  You most likely *don't* need to bring it in for repair.
If you're familiar with how your system's set up, do the following: 1) Unplug the receiver from the wall. 2) Unplug your gear from the receiver 3) Plug the receiver back in 4) Plug each individual component into the receiver, and test it as you go.
The "protect" is there to protect you from damaging your system, which is why it still works (sort of.)
If that solution doesn't work, check all your speaker connections.  One may have come loose, and you've got positive and negative connections touching each other.

Mar 18, 2009 | Sony Home Theater Systems

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S-Sir Sub Unit won't pair

In order to properly pair the units, verify that the channel switch on the back of the sub units are set to either A, B, or C. Then go into the setup menu and go to setup tab. You can then scroll down to system setup. Verify that the base unit is set to the same channel as your sub units A, B, or C. You then can choose the pairing operation. Have your sub units close to the base and on for this operation. They must be linked to have the pairing operation work. The pairing option will ask if you are ready to pair a sub unit. Select OK. You will then be instructed to begin pairing. Find the pairing button on the back of the sub unit and depress. Depending on the sub unit you may see a red light flash or the front display will say pairing. Once complete the menu screen on the TV will tell you that the pairing is complete and ask if you would like to do another unit. Continue if you have another unit or select OK to complete the process. Once you return to the system setup menu the channel indicator A, B or C will have the work pairing next to it (i.e A (pairing)). If you continue to have trouble you can change the RF channel on the system setup menu from AUTO to ON. Good Luck. CEB

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Wireless headphone connection to multiple components?

Cat,    Splitting an optical output is not recommended.  In fact it would require an optical patch bay, which would be overkill. You could use the headphone output on the front of the Denon AVR3805.    Because this output is behind a door it might be a cleaner looking set up to use the optical output on the top left looking at the back of the unit.  Because those two optical outputs are labeled "optical 3 and 4" they are zone outputs, they should work without having to "map" or patch them internally. The outputs here will be controlled independently as zones from the receiver's remote.      The easiest option looks to be the analog "pre output" located in the middle of the back of the receiver.  The left-most two rca jacks you want to use are labeled "front" and are white over red.  This output will work fine.  Control of the volume will be from the headphone unit and not the receiver.          

Jan 07, 2009 | Home Theater Systems

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Playstation 3 not working with older model Pioneer AV receiver

If you have set the component output on the ps3 for high def,ie 720p or 1080i and do not get a picture it sounds like the component input is not high def enabled on your amp,change the setting on ps3 to standard 576 output,or put picture into tv then sound into amp if you want to run 720p or 1080i.

Hope this helps.

Jan 01, 2009 | Home Theater Systems

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Protect mode shuts down the receiver

If this happens only when connecting the receiver, chech the receiver cable. If the cable is fine, receiver connector at the back of receiver is faulty.

Protect mode will kick in whenever a fault is detected.

You get the unit not powering up, and sometimes you hear a clicking noise, that is the protection switch that keeps shutting down the unit.

Causes that can start protect mode are:

Electrostatic harges on internal circuits.
Leave the unit unplugged for power for one hour or so, this will allow discharge.

Bad speaker wiring.
Check speaker wiring, try unplugging and plugging back, or start after removing one speaker at the time.

Internal fault.
Internal fault is the natural cause for protect mode. If all the above did not work, then the problem is a blown component or an internal fault. In this case the unit must be taken apart , tested and repaired by an experienced person.
If the unit is less than one year old, or if you want to get service, call Sony at the phone number listed on the product documentation.


Dec 23, 2008 | Samsung HTZ-510 Theater System

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