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RE: Echoplex is Broke

Thx for the reply, this really sux.  My serial number is: EDP 03 03 4S4. 
Same one?  If so, I'm pissed.  I've heard bad things about musicians
friend (i.e. recieving broken shit) and go figure, this is what happens
the  first time I order from them.


> What is the sieral number?  Sounds like the one I just shipped back to
> them (and I wrote down the SN to make sure they sent me another new one,
> and to worn others).  The problem from what I was told is "There are many
> things that can cause this boot-up loop; memory sticks not seated
> correctly, CPU not seated correctly, or, in older units, miss-matched
> crystals. Or indeed, the failure of any number of
> components internally."  These things can be fixed, but if you just got
> it, it is probably time to ship it back like I did.  I ordered a new one,
> (i.e. non-blemished, and I was afraid they would turn around and offer it
> up to some other unsuspecting soul).  Being in the same boat you are, I
> feel for you, I'm still awaiting my replacement and I ordered the thing
> over a month ago.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: wkramer1@students.depaul.edu [mailto:wkramer1@students.depaul.edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 3:42 AM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Echoplex is Broke
> I just ordered a blemished echoplex from musiciansfriend and it doesn't
> seem to be working right out of the box.  It turns on but after the "Loop
> 4" flashes by on the screen followed by "1.1" it just repeats doing that
> and none of the buttons work (pedal or rack buttons).  They don't respond
> at all and thus I get no looping.  I know the manual says the readout
> after the startup should be a series of constant numbers "1. 25. etc.".  
> only get the repeating "Loop 4" crap and nothing works.
> I tried the only reset I know of:  holding parameter down for 7 seconds
> while turning the power on.  It didn't do anything.  Is there another
> master reset button or is something else wrong.  I may just send it back
> but I'd rather not.  Thanks ahead for any help.
> Billy