Home Theater Repair & Installation : How to Repair an AV Receiver

Home Theater Repair & Installation : How to Repair an AV Receiver

If your AV receiver goes down, it could impair your ability to use your entire home theater system. Repair an AV receiver with help from an electronics designer in this free video clip.

Expert: Adam Zarrett
Contact: www.welightupthenight.com
Bio: Adam Zarrett has always been interested in computers, technology, electronics and video.
Filmmaker: Dale Heinlein

Series Description: Installing a home theater and enjoying cinema-quality audio and video in your home doesn’t come without the occasional hiccup. Learn about home theater installation and repair with help from an electronics designer in this free video series.

Categories: Home Theater

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  1. Olivares G
    Olivares G 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    My philips receiver works but the indicator light turned off after a few uses and wont light up anymore can this be a fuse issue?

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  2. Thomas Roseman
    Thomas Roseman 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Are you still repairing

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  3. f4tboy99
    f4tboy99 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Before doing everything i suggest to check output transistors for a short circuit.. then after you can put your new fuse…

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  4. Jon jonsson
    Jon jonsson 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Start with the fuse – always

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  5. Michael Morand
    Michael Morand 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    you didnt fix anything, just replaced a fuse. what made the fuse blow in the first place.was it a spike inrush of current or another component is bad and only shows its face when hot?

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  6. Peter Enns
    Peter Enns 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    I dont get audio on some speakers on my Samsung receiver! What could be the problem

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  7. Rajbir Sidhu
    Rajbir Sidhu 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    hi Adam how to replace optical in sony blue ray home theater receiver ?please help me with any new video thx

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  8. Bri G.
    Bri G. 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Ok video, that's the first thing to check and sometimes you get lucky and fix your stereo. However I used to work in a shop and found that when a fuse blows there's almost always something that caused it.

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  9. Epacris Imp
    Epacris Imp 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Thanks. I know it is the fuse and now I know that I can fix it myself for a couple of dollars. Appreciated.Of course, as some comments say, it could be a number of things that go wrong with a Home Theater system, but if you have a blown fuse, why not just change that first and see what happens. If that does not work and something is causing the fuse to blow then all you have wasted is a very small amount of money.

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  10. Akihabara
    Akihabara 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    If you're new… be sure not to short out any capacitors. They still hold a charge after the power is unplugged. Don't work alone either. Have someone around that can turn off power/call 911 if you're doing the 60 hertz shuffle

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  11. SaturnV2000
    SaturnV2000 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Viewers, please don't be led to believe that a repair of your AV receiver is this simple. This video is of absolutely no value. Common failures are power output transistors, HDMI transceivers, MCU's, and power supply problems.

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  12. Sathish Ramachandran
    Sathish Ramachandran 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Hi I have Onkyo Home theater system , Fron panel is not working and Remote is not woaring , but audio is working can any one suggest

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  13. D M
    D M 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    I would've pulled the fuse first thing , keep it simple stupid

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  14. Doc
    Doc 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    That was a pretty little capacitor in there.

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  15. acewelding
    acewelding 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    DANGER! DANGER! WARNING! Do not use this method.
    Man, you should remove this video or add some warnings to it. Your going to light up more than the night, buddy.

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  16. semotage
    semotage 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    Hi there, i tried what your video showed and my amp still won't work, it powers on and after 3 seconds there is a click and the safety light, lights up, do you know what would be causing this?

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  17. 08HR350z
    08HR350z 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    did you ever fix that problem i have a problem very similar

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  18. MsVRoman
    MsVRoman 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    I have a question I have a homtheater and when I connect the sub It does not sound I tried different sub and all of them sounds bad like the sub are broken and I was kind of hoping you can tell me what is doing that

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  19. sth128
    sth128 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    This guy looks and sounds like Jimmy Kimmel.

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  20. syncmaster710n14
    syncmaster710n14 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    this is damn unsafe do not use this method, unless you have a death wish!

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  21. J Yanez
    J Yanez 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    i would appreciated if you would have explained or mention what settings you used on the volt meter…. <<< nooob at this

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  22. ToxicWaste
    ToxicWaste 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    This is unsafe. He violated almost every safety rule there is! Don't try at home or anywhere!!!

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  23. HarleyAMV
    HarleyAMV 22 November, 2021, 00:14

    0 views 0 dis/likes.. Here's your first Dislike!
    This is just crap..

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