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Spilled water on Rotel RA-1060 is now overheating and switching off/on

Got barely any water in the top vent, and now I (think) that it is over heating, because it gets VERY hot, but I'm not sure if it got that hot before. Here is what it seems to be doing though, I can listen for about 5 minutes, and then it begins to switch on/off, but not in the sense that the power goes on and off, rather the speakers go on and off (or what it seems like.) It never did this before, and I am not sure. I have opened it up, let it dry out and stuff, still seems to be doing it. Checked the 4 fuses, and they are all good.

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  • ilovemybike Jun 10, 2008

    It doesnt run off of a battery. Should I remove all the covers before doing so? I love in Houston, and im not so sure the water will get out of there, if not more water will get in there due to the humidity.

  • ilovemybike Jun 10, 2008

    All the water has been dried up.

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Hi there,

try to put it under sunlight for constant 2 to 3 hours and dont forget to remove the battery otherwise it will blast.

it worked for me all the time

thanks

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Let it dryup completely before switching it on.

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There must be virtual contacts between connection on the main board

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

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    isaac johny Jun 10, 2008

    though it looks dry it is not..
    try to dry it with a blower or else you have to individually trace the connections on the board..
    check it before it damages the whole circuit


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    isaac johny Jun 10, 2008

    yes you need to open it up before you try drying it

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