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Protection displayed and shuts off

When I press the power button Protection is displayed for a brief second and then the unit shuts down. Pressing power button does not do anything afterwards for a while. The fan works through that brief moment when Protection is displayed. protection displayed and shuts off. speakers are ok. purchased unit three days ago. wire connecton is ok. The stand by button blinks. i pressed the stop button for 5 seconds to stop the blinking, put the power back on, results are still the same, displaying protection and then the unit shuts down.

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  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2008

    I'm having the same problem, but I've had my unit since October and its just now started doing it, and nothing in the manual about it.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2008

    Same problem, but I got this unit about 8 months now.

    What is the solution for this problem??

    Help

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2008


    Same unit, same problem. Started during american idol. It says protection and shuts off every 5 minutes.

  • FernandoDF Mar 31, 2008

    I bought my HTX40 in november and since yesterday I have the same problem...

    In portuguese:
    Eu comprei meu HT X40 em novembro e desde ontem tenho tido o mesmo problema

  • Anonymous May 03, 2008

    i also have the same problem with my HT X 30 unit, bought in october, the problem started when i connected my ps3 via the optical cable to it

  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    I am having the same problem

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    same problem with samsung HT-SKS. It's about 4.5 years old. I just want to get the tray open to extract the disks!

  • Anonymous Jun 10, 2008

    same problem. nobody knows why?

  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    Same problem as stated above. Is it due to overheating? If so can the fan be upgraded?

  • jaynegj Jul 31, 2008

    ME TOO!

  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    I have the same problem. They told me take it in to be fixed. Anyone know what the issue is?????

  • omega_brolly Aug 12, 2008

    From what I've read, the only thing that could cause the system to diplay "protection" would be related to a DVD protecting itself from being copyed. But even without any DVDs playing or even inserted in the system I still get this message before it shuts itself off. So the only problem I can think of is that the system itself has some sort of defect which is causing to shut off when attached to multiple sytems at once.

  • aryel Aug 17, 2008

    I have a very similar problem as Kalisana's. The only difference is that I am able to play the HT-X30 for more than 20 minutes the first time. Powering the unit the second time allowed me to use the unit much less than 20 minutes and it gets lesser and lesser everytime. Mine was purchased March 28, 2008 and the problem initially occured 2 weeks ago or 4 months after my purchase. I tried everything written on the manual "Troubleshooting" page including holding the stop button for more than 5 seconds but nothing seems working. The fan checked alright with the unit's temperature well within limits. I've tried playing the unit on different modes but the results the same with the display of "Protection" followed immediately by power shut off. I've already referred this to local Samsung technicians bu to no avail. I purchased the unit together with a Samsung 32" LCD HDTV. Please help.

  • smart_hemant Sep 02, 2008

    Same problem with my Samsung home theater too... :( Hope someone post a solution for the same...

  • memeth Sep 12, 2008

    i also have the same problem.

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    My Samsung HT-X40 System never worked without problens. I had it repaired twice while it was under warranty, but now it is broke and the warreanty experied.

  • Robert Brady
    Robert Brady Feb 07, 2009

    Same shutdown issue with "PROTECTION" displayed just before. Also can't adjust the sound field for any of the modes ei., "Matrix, Cinema, ProLogic I or II"

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Hey guys! Im glad you found my solution on my blog, and posted it here. I hope you ccan fix yours, or get it replaced on warranty. Im happy to help you with anything, the capacitors i think was 4,7 uF, 100volt, not sure. 
Here is the link to my solution: http://lemurt.wordpress.com/2008/08/18/defenition-of-waranty-void/
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Hi,

Take every single cable out of the unit, now power on the unit.

If the power protection still shows then there is an internal fault, usually a short or a component defect.

If it powers on ok, switch off and insert 1 speaker at a time and power on the unit until the protection mode comes on again, the last speaker you have put in has overloaded it for some reason, also as you are trying each speaker use the volume and bass controls to see if there is an internal overload.

Thats as much as I can offer you until you narrow the fault down to the unit or one of the speakers.

Cheers

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2. Press [OK] button on the remote control.
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If the power protection still shows then there is an internal fault, usually a short or a component defect.

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Cheers

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