Pioneer SC LX87 with DC voltage at the amplifier output

A black av receiver with a remote control.

If you get the flashing MCACC LED indicating that the systems diagnostic has detected DC voltage at the amplifier output there are a couple easy checks before it needs servicing. This same method applies to some other PIoneer amplifier units. First, check all fuses are intact. Second, perform a power fault reset by pressing and…

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IRD GST scam email

A screen shot of a screen with a button on it.

The need to treat any email with caution has been further heightened with a clever attempt to phish IRD credentials – presumably in an attempt to hijack your personal details. Titled: ‘GST Return is due’ is the first warning sign, given the date the email was sent. The use of legitimate artwork adds to the…

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