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Kenwood VR615 turns itself off at medium volumes

I own VR615 for about 3 years. Recently, it started turning itself off when volume exceeds some value. When it does so, the red standby light start blinking. Turning it off and back on fixes it but only until next loud sound. It's like it trips on overloading.

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  • dbarney Dec 08, 2007

    I have the exact same problem. I don't think anything changed in set-up when the problem started occurring. Any solutions?

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  • rokohli Oct 29, 2008

    I'm having the same issue! i thought it was because the reciever was getting too hot or there was too much dust or something in there. but it's doing just that...i'm trying to watch a movie and when a certain sound comes up, it shuts off and starts blinking...anyone use the solution presented?

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    same thing.

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    Our VR 615 will 'play' sound from the am/fm and dvd but not from the video 1 or 2 position. The display shows only negative db's and stops at 0. What could cause this? Any suggestions on solving problems.



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Usually when a receiver cuts out at increasing volumes, you have a speaker or speaker wire problem. Check all of your speaker wires and make sure none of them are shorted. Incidentally, I do own this system myself.

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I also have the same problem, it is really annoying... anyone have any ideas.... please help!!

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