Receiver shutting down!

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  1. Randy Lane

    Randy Lane Auditioning

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    I've had a Yamaha 502 receiver for a little over a year (bought it used). DVD player, cassette deck, VCR, and 4 speakers connected. Speakers are connected with banana plugs. Up until last week, I never had a problem. But my receiver has been turning itself off whenever I turn the volume up. I can only turn it up just slightly above the lowest setting before it does this. This happened with an old Denon receiver I had, but only after using it for 10 years. The Denon never powered back up once it shut down. But the Yamaha comes back on when I hit the power switch.

    Is this the result of a power drain, and if so, why has this just started happening?

    Thanks!
     
  2. ScottCHI

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    Make certain your receiver has plenty of breathing room, as heat can cause this.

    Make certain you don't have a blown tweeter or midrange, as that short can cause it.
     
  3. John S

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    If it is not a heat issue which is pretty common on this one, it is usually a wire problem, check and maybe even re-do all your conenctions, next most common is a blown driver somewhere in one of the speakers.

    Next most common sadly enough is the AVR is malfunctioning.
     

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