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My Pioneer VSX-D514 receiver/amplifier won't power on.

I have unplugged it and plugged in again and pressed ENTER and ADVANCED SURROUND many times but nothing happens. This has worked previously, but not this time. Any other suggestions?

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  • Alexander Poor May 13, 2017

    I have taken it to an authorised Pioneer service company who knows the product.

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Maybe something's wrong with the amplifier board or something else, it probably needs to be repaired by a professional or a manufacturer that owns the product.

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An internal fuse may have opened.

Posted on May 09, 2017

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  • Alexander Poor May 12, 2017

    I took it to the AV repair shop and they said it most likely is not a fuse, however, it was discovered that the voltage switch knob in the back had fallen out and a small part of it broken, so they are probably going to look in that area for a problem. Will reply again when I pick it up and let you know what had to be repaired.

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