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HTR-5940 6.1 Channels

First the display is showing check SP wires, I've checked the speaker connections and it seems to be fine then I tried to power it on again it will only stay on for one or two seconds the it will shut itself down.

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  • benbury Jul 11, 2008

    have the same check speakers mess. and it turns off. It does seem to work fine when the volume is in the - db range,but when you turn it to +db it immediately turns off please help!! Started appox 2 mons after I bought this.

  • shamilleon Aug 13, 2008

    It's a piece of ****

  • Tackaberry Dec 07, 2008

    I am trying to use a Mac Mini as an audio input and I can only get sound for a few seconds before the amp trips and shuts down.  I have tried the CD input and the MD/CD-R input.  I am using a cable which is stereo minijack on the computer and two RCA (white/red) jacks on the other end.
    Please help!

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    I have the same problem with my Yamaha amp. The problem seems to be intermittent, though!

    At first I thought that it was the surge-protection plug that I was using because when I took it to the dealership, the salesman connected it up and it worked perfectly.

    When I took it back home, the same error message appeared without any speaker wires being connected.

    When I get the chance, I'm gonna try and repair it myself.

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Every time this has happened to me it was either due to incorrect speaker impedance or incorrect polarity (+/- wires reversed).

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