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BeoCenter 6-23 PIN help

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Jeff Posted: Tue, Jun 11 2019 10:14 PM

Thanks in advance for reading and any advice or assistance given.

I recently purchased 2 small TV's from ebay.  Both of these have PIN codes set but the previous owner/seller does not know the codes.
I entered the Mastercode menu and entered the Service PIN in one of the TV's.
This gave me access to the set and I configured an Freeview STB on a Scart AV socket and I verified all seemed good.
I did this last Friday, but today when I went to watch the TV again, following the same procedure (Mastercode menu and Service PIN) I get the message "incorrect PIN".

It's the first time for me with a Beo TV, and I'm now suspecting the "Service PIN" only has a life of 12 hours, and then expires.  If this is the case, do I have any options, or should the Service PIN still work?

I'm quite happy to take the set into my local B&O Service Center to have the PIN recovered or the eeprom flashed as necessary, but I'm not sure if this is something a Service Center will do (or what the charges are), or if the set is really now only a parts donor - seems a shame if that's the case.
I've paid pretty much nothing for both sets (1xBeocenter6-23 and 1xBeovision6-22), but find it sad if they are really only good for breaking or scrapping.

As said above, any help or advice is most welcome.


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Jonathan replied on Sat, Jun 15 2019 7:22 AM

You'll need to contact a store to get the pinches, and you'll need to provide proof of ownership. They don't hand them out easily! Service code doesn't work more than once from memory


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