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I have a pioner sc 71 and i unplugged my wife iPod and the

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I have a pioner sc 71 and i unplugged my wife iPod and the system shut off and won't turn on macaque light blinking
JA: What's the make and model of your tv, and has turning it on been a problem in the past?
Customer: sony
JA: Huh?
Customer: tv turns on not stereo
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: none
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Customer: no
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer,

Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...

Initially, have you tried unplugging the Pioneer for an extended period of time?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
but when i unplug the macaque light keep blinking is that normal
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
mcacc lightlight
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.

Yes, as that would be due to residual power. The unplugging would simulate a soft RESET and discharge this residual power.

Please post back results / observations of the above once tried.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
still won't turn on
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.

Extended period of time would be as it implies, more than mere minutes, even perhaps up to an hour.

There are other checks that can be done.

Once all tried and by process of elimination, then it can be determined if it were a glitch or an internal hardware failure.


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Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.


Still, good luck with the "...pioner sc 71...macaque light blinking..."

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Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.

Please confirm; "...request...Live Phone Call.."

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