Question about Onkyo TX-SR804 7.1 Channels Receiver
It has been fine, for over a year. This week it has begun shutting off on its own, and the red stand by light blinks. I'll be watching TV for a little while and it just shuts itself off and the stand by light starts blinking. Nothing I read in the manual seems to fit this scenario exactly. I haven't reset the receiver, but I have unplugged it for a day then hooked it back up and it worked for an hour or so then shut down again. Is there something I can do?
I have the same receiver and the way to fix is simple. in the main board of this unit there are 5 connectors and they slide into other components like Lego. the issue is the king of material they are made of it's cheap. if you reseat the mainboard it will fix it for a day or two, them it will start again. the easyway is to re seat the board and put a fan inside of the receiver between the transformer and the inside of the amp pointing down about 20 degrees connect the fan to a ajustible voltage adapter and connect it to the outlet in the back of the unit. so it comes on when you turn it on. this voltage adapter is cheap. the adapters people buy for phones and or MP3's at Radio shack or Best buy it goes from 1.5v to 12 volts/ this way you can control how loud the fan is in side the receiver. i find 4.5V does the trick. The connectors on this board start to loose contact with some of the pins when heated. the fan keeps it cool enouth to fix the issue. I fixed manny these ONKYO 804's this will fix it. you just have to do it. the main board is inder the HDMI board in a Vertical position running from one side to almost the Power supply. it has 2 screws also holding it in the inside middle back of the amp. Becarefull with these amps 75 V at 23amp's DC is no joje leave it off for a couple of hours to satart working on it. Good luck.
Posted on Aug 26, 2009
Yeah, it's clearly either overheating or shorting out and turning itself off before it gets damaged. It'd first make sure it's cool enough since these unit pump out a LOT of heat and then check speaker cables.
Posted on Mar 01, 2009
I had this same problem it turned out my subwoffer speaker wire got unplugged!
Posted on Apr 25, 2008
Also check ventilation of the unit, it could be a self protect too due to a heat related issue....
Posted on Apr 25, 2008
Take it to a repair center because your audio ICs amplifiers are damaged.Good luck.
Posted on Apr 24, 2008
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 27, 2014 | Sony KP-51HW40 51" Rear Projection...
Sep 26, 2011 | Denon AVR-1907 Receiver
Mar 01, 2011 | Intertherm Heating & Cooling
Aug 03, 2010 | Audio Players & Recorders
Nov 26, 2009 | Televison & Video
Aug 27, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Aug 16, 2009 | Denon AVR-1708 Receiver
Jul 22, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders
Jun 20, 2017 | Audio Players & Recorders
452 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!