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Pioneer VSX-D409 receiver turns itself off right after turning on

I have a Pioneer VSX-D409 receiver which, when I turn it on, immediately says "POWER OFF" and then turns off. I've switched plug outlets but that didn't help. How do I fix this problem?

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SOURCE: Pioneer turntable Pl-560 and Pioneer Receiver VSX-D409

No phono inputs?? You will need a phono to line level preamp to use aux input.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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SOURCE: Connecting a sub-woofer to Pioneer VSX-453 surround reciever

connect to same terminals as front speakers, this will also cause reduced volume from front speakers. (as per owners manual)

Posted on Nov 19, 2007

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SOURCE: receiver problem

Try this, it may work for you.

1.)Plug the unit into your mains voltage.
2.)Depress the enter and advanced surround buttons (on the front panel of receiver) at the same time for
at least 2 seconds, you should hear the relay tick and front panel should light up.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: pioneer receiver vsx d814 amp error

The Pioneer VSX-D814 has a couple of Power Hybrid bricks that do all the power amplification. These are the infamous PAC011A. You should have 2 of those in your receiver.

If the amp detects some unusual activities, it may shut down the unit to prevent damage. “Amp Err” usually means some DC in the output.

Disconnect all the speakers and turn on the unit; if it acts normal, reconnect speakers one set at a time very carefully. If the unit still shows the error message you can try to reset it. If the reset works, again carefully reconnect the speakers connections. If the reset does not recover the normal operation of the unit, you may have one of the PAC011A damaged, and the unit will need repair.
The reset can be done by disconnecting the unit power cord for a few minutes, then plug it in and press “FRONT ENTER key + ADVANCED SURROUND key” continuously for 2sec.

Good luck

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SOURCE: Pioneer VSX-D411 receiver "Amp Error" message

Hello,
Unfortunatelly your receiver has failed. The front panel is telling you one of the power modules is probably bad. Not an DIY type of repair. These parts are near $40.00, plus cost of replacing.
Look at options to replace your trusted receiver with a new one.
Good luck

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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