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Hi, I have an A21 Parasound (just a few months old) that I have powering a pair of 4 ohm Emerald Physics speakers. Today, while playing I noticed a crackling noise for a couple of seconds on the right speakers and then there was a loud click from the amplifier and it switched to standby mode. It does not switch on after that. I checked the speakers and cables with a multimeter and there is no short. I even replaced with a different pair of speakers but the amp still does not switch on from standby mode. Can you tell me what the problem could be? Is it a problem with blown fuses or the relay? Is this something I could fix or would it require sending it to a Parasound service center?. Thanks in advance for your help. Best Regards, Manohar Durai (M) +91-99860 88960

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    Grubhead Aug 08, 2010

    If it's just a few months old won't it be covered by the maker, and thus free to repair, otherwise you could finish up with a heavy parts and labour bill?

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I would contact Parasound direct. It may be a fuse issue.

DC volts may have tried to go out the speaker terminals due to an output amp failure

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