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Receiver display doesn't show anything

My receiver's display suddenly doesn't show anything the next time i turned it on. it's just the display of the receiver that's not wrking, everything else is working good. whenever i watch a movie, i get pissed off because i can't see the volume level. i know that it wasn't the "pure audio" that caused the problem because i never used it to watch movies and listen to music. I believe that it's the static electricity that caused the problem. please, can someone help me with this problem?

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  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2008

    I got exactly the same problem with a TX-SR505. I've just bought a new set of Focal loudspeakerq, and I can't configure them because the display is dead. I don't see a solution, excepted to send it back to the factory.

  • cosmo1 Mar 11, 2008

    we also have the same problem all of a sudden no display  tried the solution  to put all zones in standby  mode using the remote  but that did not work for us    we also tried the Onkyo troubleshooting   fix of resetting the receiver 
    and now without the display you can not adjust  any settings as the hdmi will not work now  just get no signal 

  • frievalts Sep 24, 2008

    Same problem with my TX-SR875

  • EDF11 Oct 07, 2008

    All of a sudden, no display. We did not change any settings.

  • utollwi Apr 05, 2009

    Same issuse here.  No display.  Onkyo said to bring it in to get fixed.  Ugh.

  • mdwinell Apr 15, 2009

    Our Onkyo AV Receiver is behaving the same way...the display just went black. How frustrating. I am able to turn the on-screen display on at least, but we haven't had the receiver very long for it to short out like that.


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If display is lost on TX-SR875 this is most likely the problem; resistor R9304 and R9310 (10 ohm) on front board are broken (at least one of them).

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The display on my OPTIMUS STAV-3150 had several dozen un-insulated, rigid little wires energizing the characters and numbers, and also holding the screen in place! Somehow one of those little wires broke and in a certain position caused the display to periodically go out.

I secured the screen to it's rear support with four small beads of hot glue and put a paper spacer under the wire and put a few beads to secure it as well. I made sure I wasn't securing the screen in the bad spot while doing this, and now everything works fine. The better solution might have been to solder, but the wires all went through a plastic guide before being originally soldered at the factory, and I thought I might do more damage trying to use a dremel to expose the break.

The problem was intermittent, and I could usually push on the face to get it to light up again. While troubleshooting I blew hot air on it and it went dark, so temperature was a factor at least in my case.

Another un-related thermal issue that plagued me at one point was my pioneer that wouldn't turn back on shortly after being turned off if it was very warm. I put it in my fridge, waited 20-30 minutes and it came back to life. I made sure not to turn it off for months and tried to fix it, but eventually had to get rid of it.

If you guys have high end stuff, maybe you should take it to a professional.


Posted on Jan 11, 2009

Sure you have the pure audio off? this shuts down the display

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