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jason str

Pioneer SX 780 lights

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In the garage my old Pioneer SX 780 gets lots of use, the dial lights have been dimming when i turned the volume up.


Normally lights on and daytime light through 3 smaller windows it goes unnotoced, however power started dropping out this weekend when i was moving around the power strip.


Something had to be done.


I thought at first just replace the cord but upon looking at the male end of the plug there is a cap that locks over the connection where two little screws hold the wire to the plug end.


One screw was pretty loose, the other under 1/4 turn.


The plastic cover is not easy to pull off the end of the plug but it comes off, held on with a latch on each side and its on there tight.


If you own an old pioneer as many on here do its a good thing to check into.


Loose wires cause fires.


Lights no longer dim, sounds better too.





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Thanks for the advice. I own a SX-990 and was about to pop the lid to replace the existing lights with LEDs. I'll be sure to check out the power cord connection.

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