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PRESS POWER PROTECTOR

While watching TV, the sound "popped" off the speakers and 'PRESS POWER PROTECTOR" flashed across DVD component. Have tried the various troubleshooting options suggested in the manual, but still no sound thru speakers (brief sound bits in beginning when turn power back on each time and then silenced each time by the "popping off" of the sound. Still have picture.) Am giving up for now. Will try again tomorrow. Any other suggestions/solutions would be greatly appreciated.

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  • PalmToadz Jun 25, 2008

    ** PUSH POWER PROTECTOR **

    I mistyped----my title & comment should read "PUSH POWER PROTECTOR" instead of PRESS. Sorry. Corrected version is below:



    While watching TV, the sound "popped" off the speakers and 'PUSH POWER PROTECTOR" flashed across DVD component. Have tried the various troubleshooting options suggested in the manual, but still no sound thru speakers (brief sound bits in beginning when turn power back on each time and then silenced each time by the "popping off" of the sound. Still have picture.) Am giving up for now. Will try again tomorrow. Any other suggestions/solutions would be greatly appreciated.

  • dusatkojj Jul 13, 2008

    I went on vacation for two weeks and unplugged my tv, dvd, etc. i did not unglug the rear speakers. When I got back I plugged everything in and tried to listen to the surround sound but the 'PUSH POWER PROTECTOR" flashed across DVD component. Have tried the various troubleshooting options suggested in the manual, but still no sound thru speakers (brief sound bits in beginning when turn power back on each time and then silenced each time by the "popping off" of the sound. Still have picture.) Any ideas?

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