Question about Pioneer Audio Players & Recorders
Hi Big John
This is a nice reference series amp with a decent phono preamp stage. It is unusual to see a phono stage get damaged in this way.... but Murphy's law tells us "If it can be blown up, then someone will do it". I recommend that you do fix it. First up, perhaps check the settings for the preamp on the rear of the amp(from recollection). Be sure that you have it in moving magnet (mm) mode if you are using a MM cartridge.
Although its been a few years, My recollection is that there is a separate power supply for the phono preamp, with maybe even power regulators on on the actual preamp board. First check would be here to see if both DC rails are present for the phono Preamp stages. Most common failure here is heat stressed cracked/dry solder joints.
You need a good HiFi/Audio tech to have a look at it for you if the problems run deeper than DC supply for the preamp. Good luck. A FixYa rating is a great reward for my time to address your problem. Cheers
Posted on Nov 07, 2008
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 30, 2017 | Yamaha Audio Players & Recorders
Jul 17, 2012 | Stanton STR8-100 Turntable
Jul 28, 2011 | Pioneer Audio Players & Recorders
Jul 27, 2011 | Panasonic Technics SL-1210MK2 Turntable
Jul 14, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders
Apr 30, 2011 | Pioneer VSX-D812 Receiver
Apr 17, 2011 | Stanton T62 Turntable
Sep 28, 2010 | Bose Wave Music System CD Shelf System
Jan 16, 2008 | Audio Players & Recorders
Dec 23, 2007 | Technics SL-1200M3D Turntable
963 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!