Just wanted to post a few updates for anyone who might be wondering the status of the repairs on my 1120 (subwoofer pre-out failed).
First off, Squaretrade has been GREAT! They sent me the packing materials with pre-paid shipping, received the AVR, inspected it, repaired it, and then shipped it back to me.. All in less than 14 days
What was wrong? The failure was entirely USER ERROR. Somehow, when I was moving it from one shelf to another, I broke off the ring that sits on/around the subwoofer pre-out -- the tech was nice and explained that it's not an unusual occurrence with receivers if they get moved around with the cables plugged in (This is part where I slapped myself for being an idiot...)
All he had to do was re-solder the ring in place. He then went ahead and reinforced the solder on all of the other pre-outs as well (Bonus!)
So, I'm back in business.
In other news, I pulled the trigger on an Emotiva UPA-7
tonight!! I think it's safe to say that it's going to be a fun week...
You guys have no idea just how much I missed my 1120 while it was off in the shop... it was a very depressing (and QUIET!) couple of days. I'm just amazed at how fast they fixed it up, so once again, I have to give props to Squaretrade for taking care of me.
All is well with the world again.