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Pioneer SX 255R will only stay on standby but will not power up to start and no display on the screen

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SOURCE: Constant Buzz coming from SX-255r

Power source harmonics. Or its power supply regulation. Check also if input line is touching something.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: My Pioneer Receiver (SX-255R) won't

Just to be sure we are talking the same unit I have included the link to the user manual for SX-255R
http://www.pioneernz.co.nz/Site/Pronto/Files/user_manuals/SX255R%20USER%20MANUAL.PDF

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1. have you tried to press the Muting button on the remote unit.
(item 11 remote unit diagram)? does it make any diffrence - what if the button is stuck?

2. Have you tried to play the Tuner radio - what happens then? do you still get Muting.

3. You mentioned something about speaker wire coming out.
I understand that Pioneer receivers shut off if any of the speakers is faulty, ie, correct impedance is not showing at the speaker input point.
Usually the newer units give an "overload" message. It is possible this could be happening and the SX-255R gives the "muting" message instead. Some people have reported very minute shorts where strands of the speaker wire touch the body and it causes "overload".

One way to check is to remove speakers wires one by one and see if the "muting" goes away. Then you can check the offending speaker if that is what is happening.

Good luck
Please do drop a comment to say how you progressed.

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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SOURCE: Can I connect my pioneer SX-255R stereo receiver

Yes, but it depends on your laptop hardware and software. We'd need to know a lot more about that side.

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

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SOURCE: Trying to hook up numark

You have to select any available 'tape loop' .


Receiver Tape Out (Rec) - to INPUT

Receiver Tape In (Play) - from OUTPUT 1 or 2


A tape deck would hang off the back of the EQ using ITS tape loop.

Posted on Feb 13, 2011

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SOURCE: pioneer sx-255r can i connect 6 - 8 ohms

Yes, you can use them but be careful. These are not necessarily robust speakers. If they sound strained, back off.

Posted on Mar 08, 2011

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The only relevant speaker spec is the impedance. As you probably realize the Pioneer SX-255R recommends 8 - 16 ohm speakers.

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Pioneer sx-255r can i connect 6 - 8 ohms


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Can I connect my pioneer SX-255R stereo receiver


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Just to be sure we are talking the same unit I have included the link to the user manual for SX-255R
http://www.pioneernz.co.nz/Site/Pronto/Files/user_manuals/SX255R%20USER%20MANUAL.PDF

Suggestions
1. have you tried to press the Muting button on the remote unit.
(item 11 remote unit diagram)? does it make any diffrence - what if the button is stuck?

2. Have you tried to play the Tuner radio - what happens then? do you still get Muting.

3. You mentioned something about speaker wire coming out.
I understand that Pioneer receivers shut off if any of the speakers is faulty, ie, correct impedance is not showing at the speaker input point.
Usually the newer units give an "overload" message. It is possible this could be happening and the SX-255R gives the "muting" message instead. Some people have reported very minute shorts where strands of the speaker wire touch the body and it causes "overload".

One way to check is to remove speakers wires one by one and see if the "muting" goes away. Then you can check the offending speaker if that is what is happening.

Good luck
Please do drop a comment to say how you progressed.

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Need to download a User Manual and a Service Manual for free


Looks like a scanned version of the user manual is available on
http://www.pioneernz.co.nz/Site/Pronto/Files/user_manuals/SX255R%20USER%20MANUAL.PDF

good luck to those who have been on this post

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Constant Buzz coming from SX-255r


Power source harmonics. Or its power supply regulation. Check also if input line is touching something.

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If the amplifier has a normal AUX selection the ipod can be connected using a standard single AUX cable.

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