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Keeps shutting down, like a circuit protector

Just rehooked my system after moving. Am running Kenwood tape player/recorder, kenwood CD, panasonic DVD and Direct TV audio thorugh the 104AR. Now keep getting shutdown shorly after tying to run tape, CD. Any ideas? Herk45

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  • sue724824 Apr 25, 2009

    I rehooked new speakers to my Kenwood 104AR with the same system: tape, CD and turntable as before. Now it just keeps shutting down. I cannot find how to change any settings on the receiver. It does allow about 5 seconds to change things before shutting to standby. The speaker company says it's not the speakers of course.



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