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DVR-720 power off

My pioneer DVR-720 sometimes turns off (from "stand by") by itself completely and cannot be turned on again.
Only if I wait for about half an hour and plug off and on all the connections (2 x SCART, 2x antenna, 1 x power supply) it will turn to "stand by" again.
Any ideas what is wrong with it?

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  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    Hello.
    I also have the same problem as you.
    I am an electronics engineer and I did not find.
    You found a solution
    Thank you
    My MP address: leon.nicolas--@-laposte.net
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  • robcurrie Jan 15, 2009

    Pioneer DVR 720H powers off by itself after a timer recording and will not swith on again. I remove the power cable for a few minutes, plug it in and am then able to power on again. It has happened 3 times now, apparently only after it is left on recording.

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I have a solution to power it on again quickly. Unplug the power cable, short out the pins in the power socket in the back of the machine ( NOT THE POWER CABLE ) and plug the power cable back in - it should go into standby mode immediately. I think the problem is caused by a capacitor on the power supply board going faulty with age. I have not had time to open the machine to check yet, but I will do so soon.

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Bonjour.
J'ai également le même problème que vous.
Je suis électronicien et je n'ai pas trouvé.
Avez-vous trouvé une solution
Merci
Mon adresse MP : leon.nicolas--@-laposte.net
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