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Should faults occur, in many cases it is not necessary to consult your
dealer or a Marantz technical service department.
On the basis of the following checks you will be able to rectify a
number of faults yourself without difficulty.
If the fault cannot be remedied after the following checks, please
consult your dealer or nearest Marantz service agent.
Sound comes from only one side.
Check the connections of the loudspeaker which is not working.
Check the connections between the sound source and the
If using headphones, check that the plug is properly inserted into
There is hum, buzz or howl during recording or playing.
Are the connection plugs pushed far enough into the jacks?
You cannot hear anything, and no indicator lights up.
The receiver is not turned ON.
The receiver is not connected to the mains power outlet.
The mains power outlet is not live.
You cannot hear anything, but an indicator lights up.
Are the function buttons in the correct positions?
Is the selected sound source functioning properly?
Is the volume control high enough? Do not keep it in the maximum
position! The display indicates the volume level at the moment the
power is turned ON.
Are the loudspeakers connected properly?
The recording is unsuccessful.
Is the signal source operated correctly?
The remote control is not working.
Check that the batteries of the remote control unit are not
If they are, replace them with two new batteries.
Easy operation is not working.
When the CD or other component starts playing, the receiver changes
source automatically. If this function is not working
Check that the system control switch on the rear panel is set to
Check the connections of the remote control bus in SYSTEM
mode (the system control switch set to SYSTEM position).
Please refer to
CONNECTION OF REMOTE CONTROL bus
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
The section describes the care and maintenance tasks that must be
performed to optimize the operation of your Marantz equipment.
CLEANING OF EQUIPMENT EXTERNAL SURFACES
The exterior finish of your unit will last indefinitely with proper care and
cleaning, Never use scouring pads, steel wool, scourging powders or
harsh chemical agents (e.g., lye solution), alcohol, thinner, benzine,
insecticide or other volatile substances as these will mar the finish of
Likewise, never use cloths containing chemical
substances. If the equipment get dirty, wipe the external surfaces with
a soft, lint-free cloth.
If the equipment becomes heavily soiled:
dilute some washing up liquid in water, in a ratio of one part
detergent to six parts water.
dip a soft, lint free in the solution and wring the it is damp.
wipe the equipment with the damp cloth.
dry the equipment by wiping it wit the a dry cloth.
If a fuse blows, unplug the equipment from the mains supply.
Replace the fuse only with a fuse of the same type and rating.
Replacing the fuse with one of a higher rating or a slower action will
not protect the equipment and will invalidate the warranty. If the
replacement fuse blows again after the equipment is turned on, the
should be taken to an authorized service facility
Only the most competent and
qualified service technicians should be
allowed to service the factory-trained warranty station personnel have
the knowledge and special facilities needed for repair and calibration
of this precision equipment. After the warranty period has expired,
repairs will be performed for a charge if the equipment can be returned
In the event of difficulty, refer to your dealer or write directly to the
nearest location to you that is listed on the Marantz Authorized
Service Station list. If writing, please include the model and serial
number of the equipment together with a full description of what you
think is abnormal about the equipment's behavior.