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Re: Gibson Echoplex Noise problem

"For future reference, Echoplex repair services are offered by a company
called British Audio Services, http://www.britishaudioservice.com. I
believe that is where you will find Shane Radtke, who is an expert on
repairing them."--Kim Flint

I've had Shane do some EDP work, his turnaround time was a few days at
the time, not counting shipping to and from.


On 11/18/05, Dave Lauzon <davelauz@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Its been a long long time since I posted anything here, but I've always
> found this list to be a great resource of information so I thought I'd 
> here.
> I've got a Gibson Echoplex, circa 1999 2000 maybe.  not quite sure 
> I bought it new. I believe... Its loop 3 v.5 software.  I realize there's
> been a software upgrade and I'm thinking of going that way.
> It has served me really well and I certainly put it through quite a lot 
> use on the road 200 nights a year for 4 years.
> So here's my problem.  Lately I'm finding that it is REALLY noisy.  I can
> also get more noise out of it by tapping it.
> I've called Gibson, and I guess the one guy who is responsible for this
> product is too busy to return my calls.  I bought it in Canada and the
> distributor tells me they wouldn't know what to do with it so they'd
> probably send it to gibson.
> Bottom line is that I use this thing every day proffesionally and I can't
> afford to be without it for four months while it sits on a shelf 
> I'm just wondering if anyone has had a similar experience and if it is a
> simple fix like replacing the RAM or upgrading the software.  Any input
> would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Dave