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Problem with Rotel RA 870

After turning the power on the Rotel RA 870 amp the protection light stays on for hourse preventing me from playing my system. when it finally goes off i can play my music for and hour or 2 but it sounds under powered and eventually the light comes back on and these prevents me from playing music anymore. i have the amp for 10 years now and i only use pre amp section of it since i bought it. almost never switch it off so that may have something to do with the problem. PLEASE ADVICE

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  • Ivan Chaparro Oct 22, 2012

    Did you find the problem? I have the same issue with my rotel

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Since it is a Rotel, it is a good unit and worth fixing. At this point, you need to take it to a good repair shop and let a qualified tech look at it. There are no user serviceable parts inside and if you go poking around in there, you WILL make the problem worse. Rotels' are nice units and represent a good value in stereo gear. Take it to a reputable repair shop that repairs Rotel under warranty. If thats not available to you, then a good repair shop should be able to get you going. Good luck...Rob

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