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Replacing my blown fuse on my Onkyo home receiver

by jorge59la / January 24, 2009 10:28 AM PST

can i replace my 10amp/125V fuse with a 10amp/250V fuse?
can it damage anything?

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(NT) Why wouldn't you use the exact same fuse? (n/t)
by Pepe7 / January 24, 2009 10:56 AM PST
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by jorge59la / January 24, 2009 10:59 AM PST

cant find it. been told that fuse has been replaced by the 10A/250V.

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if Onkyo told you that, then it should be fine, maybe better
by jostenmeat / January 24, 2009 11:06 AM PST
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I know with even some recent models, some resistors were used that were not strong enough. Particularly display on receiver for instance.

Consumers have done the replacements themselves, and even provided photographed, detailed instructions on how to do it.

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Blown fuse in Onkyo TX 8211 Receiver
by drewcady / March 12, 2009 9:23 AM PDT

I have a roughly 1 1/2 year old receiver and I recently hooked up an ipod to the phono jacks on back. After about twenty minutes of playing, the main fuse blew. I replaced it after disconnecting the ipod jacks, and the new fuse blew as soon as I plugged the power line in. Any ideas out there? Sounds to me like the fuse may have been challenged by the new component and now is insufficient for the unit?


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sorry man I don't know what to say
by jostenmeat / March 13, 2009 7:16 AM PDT

you can try forums that will have more knowledgable folks, EE's and such, but precaution is paramount with amplifiers (which can have DEADLY power stored in them). Hence, my reluctance to offer anything, not that I do have anything to offer.

Is that really only 1.5 yr old? I can see that CNET archived it on 1/1/05.

For the cost of shipping, repairing, etc, I think I'd just get a new unit. I know there's a Sherwood at Radio Shack for $100, that has been on sale for as low as $60 previously.

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by jonnybones / March 15, 2009 2:25 AM PDT

:-\ you do not replace a Porsche with a Kia. Come on jostenmeat you know better than that. If you are uncomfortable with fixing it yourself, pay the $50 to get it fixed.

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by jostenmeat / March 15, 2009 6:05 AM PDT
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maybe YOU can help him diagnose it. Because I can't. Have you ever priced the Dx costs? I've only once, and I can tell you it ain't cheap. Its the Dx that costs; the fix is the easy part.

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