Help! Integrated amp won't power on
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Any electronic experts here?

My Luxman L5 intergrated amp has gone on the fritz. I leave it powered on and last night I went into the room and noticed it was in "warm-up" mode, the red power indicator light was flashing.

Normally, when you power on, the light flashes for about 10 seconds (apparently a surge protection feature) then clicks and it's powered on, and the light stays constant red. But now it's flashing on and off continuously and no sound. I had the fuses tested and they checked out OK (apparently, but not sure if I can trust Radio Shack rookies). I unplugged, plugged back in, and it won't "click in" to power mode. It just stays flashing.

Anybody have any idea what the problem might be? The amp is 22 years old but a good one, very clean sounding, and I'd like to keep it if at all possible.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
 
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....it won't "click in" to power mode. It just stays flashing.


Sounds like it may be a relay. If you open the unit, there should be a glass-like cube. You can try tapping on it and see if it loosens up.
 
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Thanks. I opened it up but couldn't find anything resembling what you mentioned. I will take it in to a repair shop.
 
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