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Re: Vortex Repair

>work. So I sent it off to Lexicon for their flat-rate repair of (I 
>$95. Worked great from then on. The invoice showed that they cut a trace 

The flat-rate of $95 for Lex repairs no longer
applies to the Vortex and Jamman.  Here's an
e-mail i sent to the list a while back explaining
the new policy:

>Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 16:43:43 -0400
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>From: p koniuto <taghairm@mindspring.com>
>Subject: Re: Jam Man Repairs
>Hi Doc:
>You asked:
>>My JamMan is stubbornly refusing to go into Echo mode. Does Lexicon 
>>repair these, and, if not, who does?
>Repair for the JamMan (and the Vortex) used to be
>a flat repair rate for $95 US.  This is sadly no
>longer the case.
>Since they're now considered "Legacy" products (i.e.
>it's been more than five years since manufacturing
>of the JM and Vortex ceased), they are repaired on
>an estimate basis.
>It'll cost $75 US for them to do the estimate.  If you
>choose to have the work done, they apply that $75
>to the cost of the repair.  I had my JamMan repaired
>(rotary encoders replaced, etc.).  The estimate was
>somewhere around $140, but the repair ended up being
>closer to $115.
>I was having the same problem you are having.
>Turnaround time was around 3 weeks or so.

Hope that helps,