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Unable to turn PROTECTION ON, off!

Hi
We have just moved house and for some reason whenever I try to play my music above volume 49, the whole thing cuts out and the word PROTECTION ON, appear on the screen. This has never happened before as far as I am aware.

I have a Kenwood Tuner with Graphics Equalizer model Number C-H5.

I have tried to remove it, but the manual got lost in the move and I am now at a loss as to how to sort this problem out. It is quite an old model now but before the move was still working beautifully and I am very loathe to get id of it if it is something that can be easily sorted.
I really appreciate your help
Many thanks,
Annie

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Annie, your tuner, is it a receiver that incorporates the main audio amplifier as well? and your equalizer is an additional gadget only? are you sure you got it wired correctly?

If you're connection is the usual since you have moved places, something must be wrong in your amplifier output stage or your speakers too, or since this happened only when you changed place maybe you wrongly interchanged the plus/minus cables. Your amp wil activate protection at 50% vol. That displayed protection on means overcurrent in the amplifier output stage, either you have a bad speaker or overdriven input stage, the output then consequently overdrives as well. check first your speaker polarity. Also try to reduce the equalizer output level to 75% maybe. then try it again if it still does the same, we'll try something else. not a big thing to rewqire your eqaulizer to your receiver. even without the manual

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