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I have a Sony STR-DH800 which was purchased in May of this year. It was working fine until last weekend when the speakers popped and the unit said it was protecting and shut down. Now I can power on the device for about ten minutes and then it simply shuts down. During those ten minutes there is no pictures or sounds... other than a hum in the speakers. The Dish Network and Blu Ray are pushed through this unit's HDMI's into the Sony TV. Anyone know of a good solution, what might be causing it or anything at all that could assist me in fixing this unit. Thanks, David

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Only solution go back for warranty if there is no answer for this solution in the user manual.
release power connector for a moment isnt the right thing tom do , this product is to young for any kind of problems, the hum is look like there is a capacitor damaged or something loose in the power supply that there failed a powerline , the only thing is back to the dealer for warranty.

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