While playing a CD, the receiver suddenly stopped working. The usual LED lights that display "CD" , "TV", "Tuner" no longer showed up on the front. I checked the settings to make sure it was not a user error, turned everything off for a while, but it still does not work. Can this be fixed easily, or do I need t go out and get a new receiver?
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Re: Sony STR - D665
The first thing I would try is to reset the system. Turn off the receiver and then hold down the power button for 5 seconds. "Enter to clear all" will appear in the display. Press enter and "Memory Cleared" should appear in the display. You are now back to factory settings.
If this does not work, try checking the fuse. Take the two screws off from the back top of the unit, and the two screws on each side of the unit, and pull the cover off from the back. You will see the fuse in the back right side (if you are looking at it from the rear) Pull the fuse out and see if the wire is broken. HOPEFULLY one of these solutions will fix the problem.
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Hi, first you have to enable the Bluetooth to scanning mode, To do this, press and hold the power button continously for 10 seconds, you may have a stable LED, this shows that its in discoverable mode, Now perform scanning and you may get your device and you can pair and make it work
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Hopefully this post isn't too late... That receiver has the ability to disable certain inputs. The easiest thing to try is to do a factory reset. 1. Turn off the receiver 2. Hold down DISPLAY and PANEL UP/DOWN buttons and press power. 3. All Clear should appear on the screen.
Unfortunately, this clears out all of the other settings on your unit. It should, however, re-enable the inputs.
When you moved did you put somethink on it so that it does not have good ventillation through itself to keep it from overheating? Or set it down in a way that it does not have ventilation room under it? Some papers set on top of it or a pillow under it would block good cooling ventilation through it.
Protet mode is a special diagnostic mode that starts when a fault is detected.
When in protection mode the unit is prevented from starting by protection circuit, so to prevent further damage.
Check the speakers and speakers wiring, a contact in speaker wires, or faulty speakers can send the unit in protection.
Try unplugging power cable for one hour or so. then connect cable back
and see if you get rid of protect state. Sometimes accumulation of
electrostatic charges inside circuit capacitors can kick in protect
mode. In that case unplugging the unit from main for some times can get
rid of electrostatic charges, and reset circuits by draining power
If that was the problem, you will not get Protect when plugging back power cable.
If you do all the above and still get Protect, then there is a real fault.
In that case the unit may be disassembled and tested to find the fault.
If that is the case I suggest contacting the manufacturer at the number
listed on the owners manual, or asking a quote on repair to a local
The easiest way is to hook up your DVD/VCR combo directly to the back of your Sharp LCD TV, then run a component audio output from the TV to the audio input in the back of the receiver. Make sure you hook up your front, center and rear speakers correctly to the receiver, then go through with the speaker calibration steps - per manual, then it should work with no problem. Good luck! Marc
I have experienced a similar problem with my Sony STR-GX57ES and took it to a certified tech only to find it needed the power supply replaced. I opted to hunt down a compatible power supply but have been unsucessful thus far. That being said I picked up an STR-D665 for next to nothing and found the power supplies to be quite different (you would hope so any, with the ES meaning Elivated Standard and all) but with the D665 working flawlessly I'd rather have something working than nothing. Good luck!