Melos Mute Blues

The remote for my Melos Sha-Gold has died. As such, when the unit is turned off, it is now not possible the unmute the preamp. Any suggestions? i.e., a universal remote code match or a way to internally disable the automatic muting function would be most appreciated. You may e-mail me if you wish. Thank you.
Will Guering, the former chief technician for Melos, has a company in Las Vegas that repairs Melos equipment. He fixed and upgraded my SHA-1 last year. I'd imagine he'll be able to help you too.

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