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dcx2496 just died. Any thoughts?
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Old 3rd March 2006, 01:02 PM   #1
sfdoddsy is offline sfdoddsy  New Zealand
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Default dcx2496 just died. Any thoughts?

After not touching it for a long time, I thought I might just tweak the bass levels on my three way active dipole. Prior to fiddling, I turned the DCX off, and then back on.

Instead of a cheery welcome screen, I now have a unit that merely gives a dim pulsing screen with no characters at all. The dim pulse on the screen was matched with a sonic pulse through the speakers which I sincerely hope has not damaged my speakers.

Any Behringer experts care to suggest a remedy or a diagnosis? I heard something about poor power supply components.

I have tried a reset to factory by press the two page keys while powering up, and the recovery thingie by pressing the Input A button while powering up.


All suggestions grumpily entertained.

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Old 3rd March 2006, 01:37 PM   #2
seoman is offline seoman  Netherlands
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Try fiddeling with the internal power supply cables.
The connectors can make a bad connection.

I had this problem with de DEQ2496 (allready after 3 days)
after slighty moving the connectors, the problem has not reapeared again. (8 months now)

Good luck

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Old 3rd March 2006, 02:18 PM   #3
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dcx2496 just died. Any thoughts?
Maybe you can remove the connector(s) and spray contact cleaner on both pins and socket before re-plugging it.

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