Such things do happen. Hardware can break down. Not your fault (if you tell it right). And since you didn't cause it, and couldn't have prevented it, there 's not a single reason why your dad should be angry.
Hi there I have an Onkyo TX-NR809 so I was listening some tunes at medium highish volume then while I was doing my stuff I heard the music stop so I walk over to the receiver and smell smoke panicking I wait an hour and try turning it on then the message "check sp wire" flashes on the screen for a split second then shuts off so I check every connection same message so I just unplug everything everything except power and still same message I have no idea what to do my dads gonna kick my *** when he finds out about this please help me