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Displays Protect My unit shuts off when playing a cd, dvd, or radio and displays the word PROTECT. What does this mean? How do I get it to stop?

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Sharp DVD Micro Theater System XL-DV60 solution Posted by sonny.marquez on Nov 21st, 2008 at 11:46pm

I own a similar system that began to have a "protect" error message when I crank up the volume. Before you proceed, the solution requires you to open up your system by removing the top cover via removal of five screws and opening it up. So IF you are not experienced in opening up electronic equipment I suggest you find somebody who does. The error is caused by the cooling fan being stuck or not able to spin. The system has a sensor wherein, when it detects that the "amplifier" IC heats up, it spins up the fan to cool it down. IF the system detects that the fan is not spinning during the cooling phase, it will give out the "protect" message. Note that it will only spin when you crank up the volume. Less or 0 volume will shut down the fan due to it's "energy star" feature.

To solve the problem, I cleaned out the dust in the system via a 1 inch wide paint brush (haven't tried the compressed bottled air used to clean computers BUT it might do) and nudged the fan. Played the system w/o a cover and observed the fan operation and so far it has solved the issue. I plan to lubricate the fan shaft with very small amount(less than a drop) of machine oil using a syringe. If it doe not work, I plan to see if I could purchase a replacement motor for the fan...

hope this helps....

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Knowledge Article C337191 Error: The message PROTECT or UNPLUG shows in the display.
Follow this procedure to troubleshoot when a PROTECT or UNPLUG error is displayed.
IMPORTANT: The top of the receiver must have proper ventilation to keep from over heating.
  1. Reduce the volume level.
  2. NOTE: If the receiver is played at the maximum volume level it may enter the PROTECT mode. Maximum volume listening will cause the receiver to run hot and drain the output capacitors.
  3. If both the A and B speakers are being powered by the receiver at the same time, turn off the surround sound option.
  4. If protect occurs only when using a DVD player, the sampling frequency may be set too high.
  5. NOTE: Some receivers provide compatibility with the higher sampling frequencies through alternate connections. Consult the user manual for specific information.
  6. Ensure the speaker wiring is not damaged and is properley connected to the back of the receiver and speakers.
  7. If the issue is still unresolved after completing all of the troubleshooting steps, service may be required.
Created: Thu Sep 16 14:49 2004 | Last Modified: Wed Jan 11 09:02 2006
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You get the unit not powering up, and sometimes you hear a clicking noise, that is the protection switch that keeps shutting down the unit.

Causes that can start protect mode are:

Electrostatic harges on internal circuits.
Leave the unit unplugged for power for one hour or so, this will allow discharge.

Bad speaker wiring.
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Internal fault is the natural cause for protect mode. If all the above did not work, then the problem is a blown component or an internal fault. In this case the unit must be taken apart , tested and repaired by an experienced person.
If the unit is less than one year old, or if you want to get service, call Sony at the phone number listed on the product documentation.

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You need to take it in for service. I work at an authorized JVC service center and can tell you that you now have a serious problem. It could be the amplifier or the power supply causing it. The protect circuit will activate for several different reasons and only a properly trained technician with the right tools can determain just what the problem is. I don't berlieve that trying to play the disc you mentioned would have any relation to the cause of the problem, it is most likely just a coincidence that it happened at the same time.

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Unplug all the speakers and then see if it will turn on and stay on. If it does stay on you may have a bad speaker. Turn it back off again and then connect one speaker at a time and turn it back on. If it shuts off in protect when you connect the first speaker, unplug that speaker and try another. If it still shuts off and goes to protect with a different speaker you have an amplifier problem. If it stays on with another speaker it may be the previous speaker is causing the problem, so take it in to be checked. Whenever you connect a speaker and then the unit goes to protect, it may be the speaker that was just connected that is causing the problem. This is not 100% all the time, but it is a pretty good indicator that is worth trying before spending money on a repair.

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