Question about Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Arcam alpha 7 amplifier goes back into standby when volume is turned up

Vry recently when playing both cds and records my amp intermitantly started going into standby and coming back out again. Today when turning up the volume while playing a record it went into standby and had to be switched off, when switched on again it operated OK for a minute and then went back into standby. I checked it and it does the same when playing CDs

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    my friend's arcam a 7 amp is permanently in standby mode - how to fix? is this a cold solder problem?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 31 Answers

Hi,
Can you, or can someone you know, check for DC voltage on the speaker terminals when the amp is on, but not playing? Ideally, the meter should read 0mV with no signal, and certainly less than +/- 10mV. Anything over +/- 30mV is worth having checked out, especially if it changes as you turn the volume knob with no signal applied.

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Arcam A65 amplifier keep on go to standymode why?


Depending on the volume level and how many speakers you are driving factor into how the amp will react. Check the speaker wires for shorts, if okay! then we must look at the audio output stage, if the semiconductors are getting to hot, the satety circuits will cause a shutdown, if you run a pair of speakers the amp will run cooler, if you recently added more speakers that would explain the shutdown, if not! there is a problem in the audio output transistors and ic's that will need to be dealt with.

Apr 14, 2012 | Arcam Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Hi, my arcam alpha 7r turns on fine (orange light turns green) when you try and up the volume it clicks out and green goes back to orange, and the rear right hand side gets far too warm. thanks for any...


You may have problems with one of your speakers,or with the wires that go to the speakers.
Try turning it on with no load, remove ALL the speaker wires and up the volume and see what it does.....If the amp does the same with the spakers removed ,it means that the amp is faulty,
if nothing goes wrong connect the speaker one by one until it fails and you will find out which speaker is faulty, Also check the impedance on the spakers to be the same asthe impedance recomended for that amp (If u connected two or more speakers per chanel have in mind that if u put them in parallel the impedance goes down two 8 ohms speakers equal one of 4 ohms)... ,you may be overloading the amp

Feb 19, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Arcam Alpha 7 amp. Internal 240v 25A fuse blows right after switching it on even without any connection. Need the schematic. Where should i start the troubleshooting?


Fuses blow like this due to an overload. The cause being a semi-conductor such as an IC or transistor acting like it was a piece of wire. The most common cause is a shorted output transistor(s) in the main amp. But the power supply can't be ruled out. If you have an ohmmeter then a shorted device will be easy to spot. As it will be just like you have touched the probes together when a part (even in circuit) is tested.

Jan 18, 2011 | Alpine Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Problem with my alpha arcam 7 amp.. internal 240v 25a fuse blows right after switching it on even when all speaker and RCA cables were disconnected.i need the schematic diagram. Where should i start the...


hi,
I have the service manual of ARCAM AVR 200 with me. send me a mail on my mail id. I will send u the service manual. its a large file having a size of 4.8 mb. I can sent it through fixya.

agingopakumar@yahoo.co.in

Check the standby transformer T752 first. if its primary winding is short the this problem can occur.
ok

Jan 17, 2011 | Arcam AVR-200

1 Answer

I am setting up 4 bose 901s to my home stereo and am unsure how to connect my components to tha 901s active equilizer. the 4 901s are connected to 4 marantz ma 500 amplifiers. the amplifiers are...


Hi -

Sony CD player Red / White RCA - > CD input RCAs on the Arcam.

From the Arcam Preamp Output RCA's, go to the Bose "Input". From the Bose "Output", you need RCA splitters to make them into four outputs to run your amplifier connections.clmrt5000_2.jpgclmrt5000_3.jpg

Jan 15, 2011 | Bose 901 VI Main / Stereo Speaker

1 Answer

My 1997 ARCAM Alpha 10 Preamp when its turned on the green power light comes on, then it quickly clicks off and goes red? Whats the problem?


an inside protection circuit is causing ur amp to click off. this may happen due to bad power amp, fault somewhere on power unit, speaker impedance mismatch, system shutting down due to over heating. if u have no idea it is best u get it checked by a qualified technician.

Apr 11, 2010 | Cambridge Audio Azur 340A 2-Channel...

1 Answer

Arcam avr 300 keeps switching off intermitently, and the red standby light flashes.


I wonder if anyone can help explain what the likely problem will be with my Arcam AV300 amp. Whilst watching TV for no particular reason an extremely loud (what i can only describe as feedback) sound comes out of my B & W speakers for approximately 3 seconds, then silence as the Arcam switches off, I’m then unable to switch it back on for a period of time, (this varies between 5minutes to a few hours) when it eventually switches back on everything seems to be working perfectly. This has happened quite a number of times although it’s intermittent & occurring every 1 - 6 weeks.

Sep 18, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

3 Answers

I have recently purchased a arcam alpha 10 amp to go with my arcam alpha 9 cd player and my monitor audio rs8 speakers. I am pleased with the amp and i am thinking of adding the power amp, the problem is i...


A better solution is like I have mine; use the Arcam 10 connected to the tweeters of your speakers & the power Amp connected to the woofers & link the pre out's on the 10 to the power Amp. using phono cables. The Manual can be downloaded from Arcams discontinued section of their website.
This Bi-Amp method gives a far superior sound than just using the 10 as a pre Amp.

May 04, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Rotel RA01 amp - volume control


Make sure you connected your record player in the right inputs. Better try it to a line level auxilliary input that is sure to pass the volume control. hope this helps..

Sep 18, 2008 | Rotel Audio Players & Recorders

Not finding what you are looking for?
Audio Players & Recorders Logo

Related Topics:

385 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Audio Players & Recorders Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

 Grubhead
Grubhead

Level 3 Expert

4850 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

72601 Answers

Are you an Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...