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I have a Kenwood 1080V-R and have had it since new. While operating, just stops, unit is on, no sound. Then I have to unplug and plug back in to get back on. This happens irregularly throughout the day, some days a lot, some days not so many, appears to be getting worse. Only setting for speakers I can get is Jazz Club, etc. Thanks Jay Sheehan

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Hi Jay,
This kind of trouble was caused by leaky/dried electrolytic filter capacitor in the power supply section and or bad solder joints. You must have a capacitor checker to determine the condition of capacitor to isolate the faulty one. Also check for bad solder joints around the power supply section. This is hard to spot, I would advice you to work in the brightest area or used portable/table lamp. If you don't have necessary tools and test instrument, I would advice you to look for a qualified technician to troubleshoot the symptom.
Hope I helped you. Have a nice day! Thanks for using Fixya.

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