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Onkyo TX-SV434 "Protect" light

This week when we turn on the receiver, the term "Protect" replaces the FM frequency after a few seconds. We cycled the power We disconnected all patch cords/speakers We cycled power again, Still happens with nothing plugged in

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The protect mode is a built in safety message, indicating that theres a fault somewhere with-in the unit, and it wont let the unit come on fully or more damage will occour. This unit is a solid state device, and you should not attempt to use it or open it or try any self repair as it will cause more damage. If this unit is more then a few years old , it might just be the time to start looking around at all the back to school sales on electronics, as to have this unit serviced will cost an estimate fee as well as parts and labor. If you want to invest a few bucks into this machince , then go for it, but its most likly will cost 1/2 or more then the cost of the entire unit did when it was new to have it repaired. It is up to you. Good Luck

Posted on Aug 09, 2006

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