Pioneer sx780 up and running

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Progman2112
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Pioneer sx780 up and running

Post by Progman2112 » 12 Jul 2019 05:33

My buddy's 780 wouldn't come out of protection so he gave it to me.I told him I'd check it out and if i was able to fix it I'd give it back.This would be my first attempt at a repair.So after searching here for solutions i looked for cold solder and found one on left power pack pin,applied heat to repair solder and good to go.Very cool,thank you guys.

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Re: Pioneer sx780 up and running

Post by Tinkaroo » 12 Jul 2019 09:55

Congratulations! =D>

I'm sure your friend will be thrilled to have his receiver back and running. 8)

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Re: Pioneer sx780 up and running

Post by Progman2112 » 12 Jul 2019 15:03

Thanks, he is,he loves that receiver, i'm pretty stoked about it too,being able to fix it.

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Re: Pioneer sx780 up and running

Post by Adamo0926 » 21 Jul 2019 22:15

Progman2112 wrote:
12 Jul 2019 05:33
My buddy's 780 wouldn't come out of protection so he gave it to me.I told him I'd check it out and if i was able to fix it I'd give it back.This would be my first attempt at a repair.So after searching here for solutions i looked for cold solder and found one on left power pack pin,applied heat to repair solder and good to go.Very cool,thank you guys.
I'd like to learn more about this stuff. When you say you "looked for cold solder"....what exactly is that ?

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Re: Pioneer sx780 up and running

Post by Progman2112 » 25 Jul 2019 06:40

Solder joint becomes damaged, and in my case there was a crack in it,the flow wasn't smooth. Took a magnifying glass and searched in recommended areas.

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