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Receiver standby/on switch is flashing and cannot turn receiver back on

After setting up receiver, receiver turned on but had a amp err messge displayed yet it worked. Once I turned it off again and tried to turn it on the receiver message was amp err and then it turned off with the standby/on switch flash. I unplugged the reciever to maybe reset the receiver however still flashing. By the way when I was setting up the receiver off the televeision, once it was set up to my settings I unplugged the TV connection from the receiver; also since the receiver is in a tight spot I may have pulled on something but I was very careful.

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Try checking your speaker cables as one of them may be touching the case of the amp,or touching another cable,this can cause a short and cause the error message.The amp is protecting itself .
hope this helps.
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Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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