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PIONNER SX-205 "POWEROFF"

I have pioneer SX-205 and say "POWER OFF" and did work, someone can help me

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  • Laura Jenney Mar 08, 2009

    Have Pioneer SX -205 stereo receiver and worked exceedingly well, (kicked ****), for a number of years. Last night, all of a sudden I get the 'power off' prompt. Now, it plays, but sounds all 'crunchy' like it is not getting enough power. I opened her up, and saw that there was a fuse on this model. Though the fuse does not 'look' blown, that is what fuses are for, to blow before the receiver blows. So, the search is on for a fuse for this piece of equipment. The SX-205 is normally such a good product that i would rather have it fixed, (if replacing the fuse does not work), than buy another product. Will report back after I replace the fuse. Good luck with your's Reuben. ...Laura

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SOURCE: Pioneer sx-205 gives a overload

Does it play normal on any sources, or do you only have the tuner and CD for available sources?

There are many different things that can cause this type of problem.

It could be bad solder connections on in the amplifier circuit or power supply, it could be a bad speaker or a bad output channel inside the receiver if this happens only when it gets turned up loud.

The overload warning happens when the amplifier circuit has excessive current or DC voltage on the outputs. Unfortunately the only way to determain if it is the speakers is to change them with other known good speakers and see if it still happens. But before buying any speakers you need to have the receiver ruled out as the source of the problem.

It can also go into overload if you have the wrong type of speakers connected, or too many speakers connected. Each speaker jack should only have one speaker connected toit. If you are using for example, 4 speakers connected to the "A" speaker jacks meant for just 2 speakers, it will create a load to the amplifier that the amplifier is not rated for.
Look on the back of the receiver and it will have listed the proper impeadance for your receiver. Most will say:

8 ohms or more "A" or "B" speakers
16 ohms "A" and "B" speakers

That means you must use 8 ohm or higher ohm rated speakers if you are using only speakers"A" or only speakers "B", but can not use 8 ohm speakers if you are using speakers "A" and "B" at the same time. Then they must be 16 ohm speakers.

Two 8 ohm speakers in one speaker jack is a 4 ohm load, that is why you can not use more than 1 speaker per speaker jack.

I hope you found this information useful, and if I can be more help just let me know.

Dave

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

dunnbiker
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SOURCE: PIONEER SX-205. Left chanel out of order.

You haven't mentioned what you have done to isolate the problem so I have to ask some stupid questions.

Is the Left Channel failing no matter what source you select?
N: Source problem / Identify the source and ask another question with new data
Y: continue...

Turn the receiver OFF.

Toggle the Tape Monitor Switch up a number of times to wear off any oxidation. Any change?
While you're at it, toggle, twist and operate every control throughout its range for the same purpose. Lower the volume.

Turn the receiver ON.
Tune an FM station.

Swap the Left Speaker leads and the Right Speaker leads at the receiver. Did it move with the speaker?
Y: bad speaker or wire
N: internal receiver problem.


Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Looking for replacement remote for Pioneer sx-205

The Pioneer SX-205 does not have remote control capabilities.

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Pioneer Receiver SX-205 flashing

usually it is a technical indication of the output being shorted. disconnect all speaker wires and try again. still blinking?

Posted on Mar 06, 2010

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