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Rotel RX802 amp

I love this amp and am reluctant to just throw it out; however, one of the channels seems to have finally given up. Is it repair-able? I believe it may be just the volume pot and I believe (although I'm a complete non-techie) that compatible spares can be bought from RS Components.

Help, anyone?

Thanks,

Kieron

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  • murficles Apr 06, 2008

    I believe I've found a technician who specialises in repairing vintage hi-fi and I'm hoping to take it to his workshop in the next week or so.



    It's great to know you're out there and I may well be back if this chap can't fix it.



    Many thanks,



    Kieron Murphy

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It may be the unto / separate switch at the back that makes loose contact. Move it 10 times and or clean with a mild contact cleaner

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I don't have a lot to go on here, but the amp should be repairable without too much expense. What specifically are the symptoms? Is it just that one channel is out or is that channel weak or distorted? I assume that you have checked for speaker fuses. Update this with a few more details, and I should be able to give you specifics.
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