I have a new one for my main system. I have an extra set of speakers and want another receiver to drive them as a secondary 5.1 system. The problem: wife says NO! I found this unit at a goodwill for $20. That price is acceptable for my wife.. The unit is perfect except for its center output. Plus it works with my Sony remote with the lcd screen. I want to get it working. Buying a new one isn't an option. This is my third try at buying one from goodwill and is the nicest one so far. Plus, I feel that with a little work I should get it running. I have obtained a detailed document of the board schematics and think I have isolated which transistors are used for the center channel.
I just want to know if this is a common problem caused by a bad transistor or dry/cracked solder. If it is, I feel that the next step is to re solder all points dealing with the center channel. After that, i may have to