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Experience:  Expert in Recorders and Players like the popular ROKU. I am Computer Eng. with 10+ years of experience with network devices.
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Pioneer dvr 220 question...was working fine (it is 11 years

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pioneer dvr 220 question...was working fine (it is 11 years old, however) until I turned the power off for an impending thunderstorm, now nothing. Could the Li-ion internal battery being dead cause this?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  Engineer John C. replied 2 years ago.
Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you with your question today. I am John, I will do my very best to help you solve this problem.
It should turn ON even with a bad battery. However you can find where it is located downloading the service manual from here ===> file:///Users/john/Downloads/dvr220s.pdf
Go to section "2.2" on page 10 and you will see where is the Lithium Battery located, however I don't think that's the cause, but we can try replacing it.
Please unplug it from the power outlet for 5 minutes, then plug it back to power directly to the wall outlet.
If it does not work, then the unit will need to be checked in person, unfortunately.
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