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Technics SA-R330 recevier/amp

I've noticed recently my receiver/amp is getting very hot...even though the volume is kept low...i opened it up and the power supply is hot enough that i can't hold my hand on it for more than a second. Is this normal or what is the problem..i know that power supplies do wear out as the coil insulation degrades.

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It seems the amplifier of your receiver is wearing out or the power.If the output of your amp usually short circuits you should conclude so.if not you should recheck the power supply whether it has a "slow short circuit" especially on the ceramics. In the meantime install a fan for cooling.

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