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Pioneer GEX-XMP3 stuck in the power up mode

Removed battery to reset did not fix problem what should i do

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  • rdotson3 Feb 28, 2009

    I have the same problem. It keeps cycling through the "powering up" mode.

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    Same here

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    same problem - how do I reset?

  • kbc_63 May 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. It's stuck on the powering up screen in & out of the cradle. Have done a battery pull several times with no success.

  • tosienski98 May 25, 2009

    I can not power on the device and when I try to charge it in the docking station it forever says "Please Wait". This unit is useless! Only had it 4 months!!!!



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Just off the phone with Pioneer customer service. Apparently a "software glitch" common enough that an internal memo has gone out to replace units under warranty without further trouble shooting. The last step in the process was to remove the battery, place in the original charging cradle without the battery, and hold the power switch down for 10-15 seconds; if the "Please wait" message continues, the unit is defective.

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