Question about Sony STR-DE197 Receiver
Receiver may play for hours, then a loud pop and shuts off, tried changing cables, checked speaker wires etc. any ideas
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
your problem is a bad solder connection of the relay linked to the lautspeaker sockets. I had the same problem and googled for the solution. Since I resoldered the pins everything is fine. That problem is well known and happens to a lot of Sony receivers.
I can send you a link with a detailed how-to-do solution with pictures, however it's written in german language. But you can use some online translators.
Here is the link: http://www.bmw-syndikat.de/bmwsyndikatforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=28280&FORUM_ID=20&CAT_ID=9&Forum_Title=Geplaudere&Topic_Title=Problem+Sony+STR-DE445
Ralf (from Germany)
Posted on Feb 15, 2009
Try these simple trick to find out yor remote control working or not....
Point the remote control towards the Camera of a Mobile Camera phone,with the camera on. While pressing remote, we can see a light (Infra Red) coming from its IR LED through the Mobile Camera if the Remote is working.
If the remote is OK, then the problem with the Remote Sensor or related components of the receiver.
Posted on Mar 11, 2009
make sure that all input cables are in the correct positon also make sure that any inputs you are using don't have a macrovision in them that will also kill your sound due to copyright laws and stuff but main thing check all wires coming in to receiver and if you need more inputs go to walmart and get a rca splitter basicaly its a 1 in two out connection to add more cables in the input
Posted on Mar 16, 2009
if you have a tv with outputs you can connect audio wires from your tv output to your audio receiver input and you will have surround sound for everything connected to your tv
Posted on Aug 28, 2009
Testimonial: "That's a good idea. I hope that my TV will output the hdmi audio through the optical output on it. Thanks"
Disconnect all speakers at the receiver, then replace the fuse and check power again. If your lucky, it will be ok. More than likely though, the power transformer and capacitors have been shorted by a voltage spike or drop. If you don't have a good line conditioning surge like a Panamax, APC, or Furman, get one! it will save you $$$ and aggravation in the long run. Hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 26, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 28, 2011 | Yamaha HTR-6030 Receiver
Jul 11, 2010 | Sherwood RX-5502 Receiver
Aug 24, 2009 | Sherwood AVR-525 Receiver
Aug 21, 2009 | Televison & Video
Jun 02, 2009 | Televison & Video
Dec 28, 2008 | Harman Kardon AVR 35 Receiver
Dec 25, 2008 | Sherwood R-945 Receiver
May 04, 2008 | Sherwood RX-4105 Receiver
Feb 03, 2008 | Yamaha HTR-6030 Receiver
152 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!