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Kef 100 My kef 100 dvd/receiver keeps turning off. Sometimes I can get it to come back on but it keeps turning off after a while again.

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  • mattallen Sep 12, 2008

    My system shuts off or freezes after a few minutes of play. I have to power off at the toggle switch and power on a few times to get it to start again. Sometimes it freezes during the "instant theatre" message.

  • fietspomp Sep 27, 2008

    I Have the some problem. After a few minutes the system freezes, turning the back switch on and off will unfreeeze the system.

  • riteshdass Jan 13, 2009

    I have got exactly the same problem. Anyone's been able to find a fix for this?

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Send me your email address and I will send you some files which include firm ware upgrade which might fix this.
axel_g@mail.com

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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I have been able to greatly reduce the frequency with which this happens on my system by inserting a powerfilter/surgeprotector between the wall outlet and my KEF KIT100. It may help you too.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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