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It keeps showing "prot" and shuts off.i took it back to wamart and got another one and it is doing the same thing.i assume it is over heating or would a software update fix does'nt feel hot,doesn't have anything stacked on it and is in a open cabinet

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  • dlm17ranger Jan 31, 2010

    Thanks, the problem is with a Samsung 5.1 channel Blu-ray Home Theater system.I already took one back and exchanger it and the second is doing the same thing.Is it a common problem with this model HY-BD1150?

    I cut the wires to splice into my speaker wires which are under the carpet si I can't really return the whole unit.Do you think it might help to do a software upgrade.I know it sounds like defect in the unit but two of them? Thanks Donald



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One reason is that it may also be having a bad circuit inside the unit.

I cannot advice you to open the unit , cause it would void the

warranty on it.

Best if you could give a call on the dealer or visit the manufacturer


On the location of the unit, try the following:

a ) Try having the unit plugged to a different known convenient outlet.

b ) check the cables double check if it is connected properly.

c ) Try other sources of input , say if you are having problem

watching TV program , then try video instead or vice versa.

d ) Some units needs to be unplugged for several minutes if prot

happens, try it,

If you need more information about your TV , post the Model

brand and chassis number, Include the things you have done

to remedy the cause.

Let me know, if you needed further assistance.

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  • Rommel Cana
    Rommel Cana Jan 31, 2010

    I do not have all the data before i have my conclusion,

    a ) if the wires used before is the same you are using right now ,

    here is you need to do:

    1 ) check your speaker wiring ( especially the joint , if you have extended the speaker wire , it must

    not be shorted. )

    2 ) then returned the unit again without the speaker wire.( unit might have been bad due to speaker

    wiring ) .

    b ) if the speaker wire used is new

    the unit might have been bad due to speaker wiring.

    Prot doesn't have to do with the update,

    Update only if necessary , like when other sources don't work on your unit.

    In your case , nothing will work , even an update wont help, remove the bad components

    and it will work, only with was left. ( meaning if the right amp is busted , you will not have a sound on

    it , unless you replace the bad component with a new one ) But ...a system reset if there is available

    Of which i don't have info for the moment..

    Having an 166 watt per channel output is very critical to speaker wiring.



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