Sony audio receiver problem (STR-AV570X)


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Username: Parker1712001

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Registered: Dec-05
I moved recently and, when hooking up the old Sony tuner, discovered an interesting problem. When the tuner is plugged in (before it's turned on) it makes a clicking sound. When it's turned on, there's a blinking red "P" on the screen that renders all function inactive. Does anyone know what this could mean? I no longer have the manual. thanks!!

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Username: Jan_b_vigne

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Registered: May-04

"Protection"? Does is produce any sound?

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Username: Parker1712001

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Registered: Dec-05
It might stand for protection. No sound comes from the speakers, just an intermittent clicking sound from within the tuner (almost like its trying to turn itself on and off).

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Username: Ajparoczai

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Registered: Jan-07
The operation manual says:
A serious trouble has occurred such as overheating or short-circuiting. Refer servicing to qualified person.

Check all the wires for touching. Especially the speaker cables at the receiver and the speakers. I have a similar problem. Unpluggin/pluggin back in makes it work for a couple of hours, the P again. I took all the cables out, attached one speaker and used the tuner. Same problem. Something inside is probably short-circuiting.
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