Question about Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

2 Answers

Power Supply Burnout

My power supply has burned out on my Pioneer DVR-225. I've taken off the cover to look at the power supply board. It looks like one of the capacitors popped. The fuse is still in tact. I'm trying to find a schematic for the power supply (VWR 1378) so that I can purchase the correct part? Is there any way that I can verify that it is the capacitor that failed? I can't smell anything on it...but it is bulged on the top and there is a slight brown spot on the top as well (near the seam)

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Norm Dec 29, 2007

    My symptoms are exactly the same only threre are more than one capacitor bulged.

  • Ponti1 Feb 23, 2008

    I have the same problem as of two days ago. Looks like the capacitor is marked C23 on the board...

  • cynth48 Feb 26, 2009

    My Pioneer DVR-225 worked great one day, zero the next. No power. No nothing. I'm NOT a techy; just a helpless old lady with a broken DVR. Are these things worth fixing or just part of todays disposables?

  • jjs_cat Feb 28, 2009

    Brought mine to a large local electronics repair facility, listed on Pioneers website. Reasonable deposit fee, but outrageous labor rate.I have lots of Unfinalized disks. Do I just chuck em' all?  
    jj

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Apparently there was a problem with some of the capacitors in these models. Your capacitor definitely is popped.

I had the same problem. The fuse was okay, but two capacitors were blown. One was at location C23 and I think the other at C17. I took it to a local electronics shop and they replaced and soldered the new capacitors on for me. It only cost $16.22. They were a 3300 µF and a 1000 µF.

Check out this information on this site as well.

http://forum.videohelp.com/topic340925.html

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

  • Handy56 Oct 26, 2010

    Exactly correct. Bulging top caps at locations C19 a 1000uF and C23 a 3300uF.

×

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I also had the same problem. I am no electrician, so i took mine into Best Buy where i had extended service on it. The power supply is on "back order" and wont be here for 3 months. Basically, they're telling me, they cant or wont fix it. I'll be getting a new recorder, but I've been happy with this one.

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to fix problem with power supply sony klv 32EX400 ,showing only 3.3v stby


Please specified problem,Check BackLight Inverter Board look for any burnout component,then look power supply,generally Power supply shows only 3.3 or 5v in standby condition,after initialize by control engine you may able to check several power rails.

May 13, 2014 | Sony Bravia KDL-32V4000 32 in. LCD TV

1 Answer

My Pioneer DVR-520H DVD Player works fine but sometimes when it is powered off the power just goes completely. When this happens I plug it into a different socket or just pull out the power cable from the...


Hi,
It seems problem with power supply board in Pioneer DVR-520H, possible causes for that symptoms are few dried up/ leaky capacitors, cold/ dry solder joints on circuit board or chip resistors would be devalued.
Local repair shop will help you to replace bad capacitors, chip resistors in power supply board to solve this issue if you are not familiar with soldering work in circuit board.
Hope these info will help you.
Let me know if you have additional question.
Thanks.

Jan 11, 2011 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Unit will not turn on. Display is blank.


Power supply is the problem. If not under warrenty, open the cover and look for blown capacitors. If there are, try replacing those or have them replaced. Might solve your problem

Feb 03, 2010 | Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

1 Answer

Power off after recording


Hi All,

This is a power supply problem.... the MR2920 stanby IC miss behaved, it power off and fail to power back on.

Solution, get pioneer power supply replacement or take the dvd recorder to your local electronic service repair to take a look at the power supply circuit.

Best of luck
Kenny

Apr 21, 2009 | Pioneer DVR-520H DVD Recorder

1 Answer

Pioneer PDP-5030HD power supply


click link -ebay shop selling power supply boards for 503hde/pe at 180 pounds you will have to contact him has he does not list them as pioneer are only ment to replace these boards or shops under contract with pioneer i changed mine and only takes min's when you have got the back cover off...

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Plasma-Parts-UK

hope this helps mark doran

Jan 21, 2009 | Pioneer PureVision PDP-5030HD 50 in....

1 Answer

Pioneer dvr-420h


Could be a blown internal fuse or a fault on the power supply board. If you can check these things yourself look towards a voltage regulator as the main culprit. Good luck.

Sep 20, 2008 | Panasonic DMR-E55 DVD Recorder

3 Answers

Loses power after timer recording


Hi Saturn et al,
I had similar issues with my Pioneer DVR-520H. It completely went off for quite a while when it should be going to standby after a timer session. At the start it would come good after a few days. Eventually it went off altogether and nothing would bring it back.
With my father-in-law being an electronics person we investigated with the help of the service manual which I found on the net. The finger was duly pointed at the power IC (MR2920) on the power supply board (Pioneer will sell only the complete board). I ordered the IC from the UK (nikko-electronics.co.uk) GBP8.99 which was the only place I could find it online and soldered it in myself (easy, if you can solder).
All fixed and working again.
Hope this helps.

Apr 25, 2007 | Pioneer DVR-520H DVD Recorder

1 Answer

Pioneer dvr-225


no Sir there is nothing to do now because there will be no tracking of data apart from another pioneer dvr-225. Try inserting the disc in a similar dvd player! Please vote me solved Patrick

Jan 23, 2007 | Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

Not finding what you are looking for?
Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder Logo

Related Topics:

1,012 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pioneer Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75871 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2336 Answers

Are you a Pioneer Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...