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  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2008

    nothing is hooked up might be a shorted cap or power transistor

    will have to test components thanks!



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Hi larryavent

The unit is going into protection mode. Check you speaker cabling and connections for short circuits and frayed ends. Best way to test for speaker or related problems is to disconnect the speaker wiring from the amp and try again. If it still has the symptoms with no cables connected then it will have an internal fault. Unless you have experience with this type of gear, there is not much that is user serviceable inside. A trip to a Yamaha Service center may be in order.


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  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross Apr 07, 2008

    Dry solder joints about "got" bits is another major cause of failure in todays wave soldered equipment. Check for cracked soldering on output and driver transistors near heatsinks is a common one.

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    Graeme Ross Apr 08, 2008

    *Hot bits... hehehe i meant to say



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