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Left channel not working

My left speaker died and I am diagnosing the problem. I first sent a test tone thru successfully. Tried a different speaker, different speaker cable. Plugged right speaker into left input. Left channel still no good. Plugged left speaker into right inputs: it works. So except for the successful test tone, looks like the left speaker inputs on the receiver is dead. Switched to 'mono movie mode' so I can get sound from both speakers until I fix problem.
Is it most likely a board in the receiver? Dust? It's fairly new unit. Any suggestions?

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  • Nagasimha Sep 26, 2008

    Hi,



    I have the same problem, My Denon 1356XP's front right channel is not producing any sound (not even the test tone), i checked the connections, changed the speaker wires but didn't work. I have bought this receiver just a week back.



    Swamy

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Hi,

Thanks, yesterday i tried changing the speakers from right to left, the problem still remained on the speaker getting connected to the right channel. Later i pulled out the speaker wires from the reciver's end for the right channel, cut them and pulled out new strings from the insulation, twisted them and inserted, the speaker is working fine, though not 100% but close to left channel. I guess the problem was old strings in the wire which had got over twisted and were not parallel to each other.

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Swamy

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The first thing I would check has already been done, the only other thing would be fuses. I am preety sure there is a protection fuse at ever channels output to protect against a dead short. I am sure you have already fixed this problem but I thought I would give it a try. Let me know what you found.

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