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Sony V444ES Receiver

Hi.. Having issues turning on the receiver with the remote. It just "clicks" for about 3-5 minutes, then gains power. Once it gains power, it seems to be OK, but I run EVERYTHING through my receiver (Sat, DVD, VCR {yeah I still have one}, XBox, etc.). When it won't turn on, neither will anything else!! Thanks for your help. RE

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Ours started doing this also now up to 20 min of clicking before it turns on.  My thought is that it is a bad power supply since once its on it works fine.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

  • john mangrum Dec 06, 2011

    mine also started doing this about 3 months ago..just the other day, it did this so long ,i attempted to cut it back off via switch but it wouldn't respond & just kept on clicking..I eventually had to unplug & replug several times before it became normal & afterwards worked just fine..I dread cutting it off though because I;m uncomfortable when this happens as I cut it on sometimes..This issue makes me feel as though something inside is about to seriously get damaged..



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