The display on my old Pioneer stereo multi CD receiver fades
Pioneer XC-P410M - works well in all respects except the display fades on and off. First power on it is usually on, then after a few moments fades out. A small tap on the display screen brings it back, sometimes. Sometimes stays on for several minutes. Sometimes just pops on and then off. Can I easily remove the front face of the device t see if there is a loose wire or connection.
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Re: the display on my old Pioneer stereo multi CD...
The problem is a bad solder connection probably on the display itself. These are not the easiest to open up. I would not suggest you attempt this if you haven't done these before. This is a simple fix for any shop that handles audio repair. Call around for a shop that works on Pioneer gear and request an estimate over the phone. Indicate that the dispaly has bad connections that need to be resoldered. You may find a shop that will repair this for short money. Where are you located? Perhaps I can suggest a shop.
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To set the clock, please follow the following steps
#1 Press and hold the "SRC/OFF" button on your Pioneer car CD player until the unit powers down. Note that the "SRC/OFF" button is located on the top left of the Pioneer car CD player. #2 Press and hold the multi-control knob, located on the left side of the CD player. Hold the multi-control knob until the words "Clock Set" appear on the CD player's display. #3 Turn the multi-control knob until the words "Clock Set" are highlighted. Press the multi-control knob on your Pioneer car CD player to enter the clock setting mode. #4 Turn the multi-control knob to highlight the "Hours" option. Press and hold the multi-control knob until the hours-place digits begin to flash. Rotate the multi-control knob until the desired value is displayed. Press the multi-control knob on your Pioneer car CD player to save your changes. #5 Turn the multi-control knob to highlight the "Minutes" option. Hold the multi-control knob until the minutes-place digits begin to flash. Rotate the multi-control knob until the desired minutes value is displayed. Press the multi-control knob to save your changes and end the clock-setting process.
Adjusting initial settings 1 Press SRC/OFF and hold until the unit turns off. 2 Press MULTI-CONTROL and hold until CLOCK SET appears in the display. 3 Turn MULTI-CONTROL to select one of the initial settings. CLOCK SET (clock)—AUX (auxiliary input) # To return to the previous display, press DISP/BACK/SCRL. # To return to the main menu, press and hold DISP/BACK/SCRL. # To cancel initial settings, press BAND/ESC. Setting the clock Use these instructions to set the clock. 1 Use MULTI-CONTROL to select CLOCK SET in the initial setting menu. Refer to Adjusting initial settings on this page. 2 Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the setting mode. 3 Press MULTI-CONTROL to select the segment of the clock display you wish to set. Each time you press MULTI-CONTROL, one segment of the clock display is selected. Hour—Minute As you select segments of the clock display, the selected segment blinks. 4 Turn MULTI-CONTROL to put a clock right.
1. Power the unit off (See instruction manual page 11, "Power ON/OFF") - Crucial missing instruction.
2. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select CLOCK SET.
3. Press MULTI_CONTROL to display the setting mode.
4. Press MULTI-CONTROL to select the segment of the clock display you wish to set.
5. Turn MULTI-CONTROL to put a clock right
Use MULTI-CONTROL to select click.Clock appears is the display. Pushing MULTI-CONTROL left or right will select one segment of the clcock display: Hour - Minute As you select segments of the clock display the segment selected will blink. Pushing MULTI-CONTROL up will increase the selected hour or minute,down will decrease the hour or minute
On the first board (where the power enters) there is a tall 3 pronged switch, if you turn the board over and solder a piece of wire to the 2 outside prongs, you will find that the Amp works normally apart from that the display reads Cd closed when in Cd mode.