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Receiver shuts down and will not turn back on untill you unplug and plug back in

My receiver has a two part power switch top turns power on and bottom turnd standby on and off. Receiver works for a few hours and goes into standby all by itself and will not switch back on untill you unplug the unit and wait 30 minutes or so then works for a while, so on. Is this a defective power switch?

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  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    let me tell you this sucks!!!! problem is the quality is superb when it works, but you have to wait 30 minutes

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Nope. sorry to burst your bubble but your problem is pretty common on this unit. Its bad capacitors in the power supply and probably not worth repairing in a repair shop. since this is a solid state reciver, there are no user replaceable parts inside.

Posted on Sep 24, 2006

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