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Yamaha amp turns itself off immediately

Hi,

I've got a fairly old Yamaha RX-V800RDS amp. Bought it in London whereit worked like a dream for years. It then sat in a box for two yearsdoing nothing.

I've now tried to hook it up in France. With nothingattached to the box, when I try to turn it on, straight after pressingthe on button a click is heard and the thing turns itself off.

Don't get anylights..nothing. Impedence switch on the back is fine. French elecricity is not the issue either.

Any ideas? Thanks

Dave.

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  • daveyc Feb 12, 2008

    Checked the internal fuse and that is fine. The thing actually turns on (so there is power) but then switches of after a second. It's as though the security feature is kicking straight in.

  • daveyc Mar 04, 2008

    Took it to a shop, plugged it in there and it worked. Took it to a friends house and back to mine and it doesn't work? Bizarre. The security protection is kicking in. Why would it do this in one place and not in another?

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You could start with checking the internal fuses for failure.Remember to unlug at the wall before touching any internals, replacing a blown fuse with power up and holding onto a stell chasis can be very unpleasant!! Check back with me here to go from there :)

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

  • brubou Aug 30, 2010

    HI,
    I have the same pb !
    Iv'e bought my RX-V800RDS 10 years ago. Work very fine.
    But one week ago I've got the same pb : : when I turn on, tha amp automatically turns off.
    But if I just unplug from the wall, wait a couple of hours, then plug in the wall. Then it's OK !
    I stop it, try to restart : impossible.
    So I don't think it comes from the fuse, since it's working somtimes. Any other ideas to solve this problem ?
    thanks

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