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Re: Noise gate / upgrade steps (LP1 for sale)

Haha I've had a lot of LP1 monents like that too. 

On Jul 14, 2013, at 1:59 AM, Rob Campbell <rcc@pobox.com> wrote:

> Thanks Bill and Andy for thoughts and ideas....
> but.....  Whoa, cue <head slap>....
> Some deep recess of my brain brought up the words 'Noise Gate' last 
> night, and sure enough that seems to have been the problem with the 
> audio requiring a 'kick' and then going to sleep. Textbook case, "not a 
> bug, its a feature" :)
> I don't recall ever having adjusted that setting on my unit, but it may 
> be that reconfiguring my setup a bit recently changed the levels going 
> in to the LP1, thereby providing the conditions for the noise gate to do 
> its thing, but on my actual instrument signal rather than background 
> noise.   Pretty bad when your gear tells you what you are playing is 
> nothing but noise, eh?
> That was the 'I've had it with this thing' moment, so I'm all better 
> now.....   But I still do have the upgrade/downgrade problem, and I'm 
> gonna have to bite the bullet and try to get Bob's help on this.  I've 
> been waiting to see if somehow his situation stabilized and he started 
> responding on the forum etc....   no more forum, check.    But yeh, I 
> guess I should just contact him anyway, worst case I won't get an answer.
> Andy, thanks for the troubleshooting tips - yes, I'm getting an IP 
> address on the LP1.     I'm a bit hampered now since there were upgrade 
> instructions on the forum.   Anybody have those stashed someplace?
> I still expect to sell it at some point, I shamefully have not used it 
> in all its splendor, and a much more basic device would do the trick for 
> me.  But at least I don't have to have a fire sale now.
> Rob
> On 7/13/2013 1:10 AM, andy butler wrote:
>> Hi Rob,
>> it's quite possible that a firmware upgrade would leave the LP1 in a 
>> state where further firmware changes were impossible.
>> It can be fixed by anyone who a) has a special connector (which I do)
>> b) has the knowledge of how to do it (which I don't)
>> Like Bill says, it's unthinkable that Bob wouldn't want to sort that 
>> for you.
>> BUT, let's make sure you you went through the correct procedure for 
>> upgrade/downgrade
>> first.
>> Did you attempt to access the LP1 via ethernet and your web browser?
>> Did that work?
>> Does your LP1 give an ethernet address?
>> andy butler
>> Rob Campbell wrote:
>>> I've got a Looperlative LP-1 available.
>>> It has a few issues....   after a motherboard replacement 2-3 years 
>>> ago that left it at OS version 1.38F  (that OS version never released 
>>> I think),  much later I realized I could not upgrade/downgrade the OS, 
>>> seems to be a bug in that that version.