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RE: Back in the saddle, again...

actually, it is the crystals that are connected to the audio codec and
generate it's clock that need replacing, for those keeping track. the chip
itself was not the fault. It was a pretty strange problem.

these days I'm somewhere in between digital and analog. Still an Analog Kid
at heart. :-)


At 1:55 AM -0700 8/1/01, Andy Ewen wrote:
>That'd be the Crystal Codec then. I was unaware that they caused an
>intermittent fault; from our experiance here, they either worked or not, 
>I bow to Kims superior knowledge, (as Geddy once said, 'He's a Digital
>Man'). It can't hurt to change this chip so if Shane hasn't got any, I can
>always ship a replacement out direct from here.
>Andy. :)
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kim Flint [mailto:kflint@loopers-delight.com]
>> Sent: 01 August 2001 09:31
>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> Subject: Re: Back in the saddle, again...
>> At 11:55 AM -0700 7/31/01, Jonathan El-Bizri wrote:
>> >    Unfortunately, my echoplex seems to be broken :< I can't turn the
>> >feedback to 100% any more - it's always fading out. It
>> doesn't seem to
>> >matter whether I use a pedal, or the front panel (though the
>> pedal is rather
>> >flaky - it could be unrelated). Anyone had this happen to
>> them? It's a bit
>> >of a show stopper, unless I keep 'filling up' the loop every
>> once in a
>> >while, which breaks the sonfg structure and confuses band
>> mates. I'd be
>> >loath to do it live. Any suggestions?
>> hey Jonathan, welcome back!
>> there was a batch of echoplexes that went out a year or two
>> ago that had a
>> component that was out of spec. The symptom was exactly that,
>> every now and
>> then you would turn it on and it was like the feedback was
>> stuck at 95%.
>> Most times you power up and it is fine. (that's why they
>> slipped out, it
>> was hard to detect....)  It is relatively easy to fix, just
>> by getting that
>> part replaced. If you contact Shane Radtke at Gibson he'll
>> fix you right
>> up. <sradtke@gibson.com>, 1-800-544-2766 x206 or (847) 741-7315 x206.
>> kim
>> ______________________________________________________________________
>> Kim Flint                     | Looper's Delight
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Kim Flint                     | Looper's Delight
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