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Re: lexicon boxes

Maybe check w/ this guy:  http://www.jimfabiano.com/

Looks like he does the famous 19sec mod for pcm42's too.

Sorry to hear about the pcm80's. I never had a problem w/ mine. Perhaps, 
when Harman took over Lexicon they cheaped out the brand


>From: "Wavecomputer360" <wavecomputer360@gmx.de>
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>Subject: Re: lexicon boxes
>Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 15:15:07 +0200
>RE: lexicon boxesThis reliability issue of Lexicon units seems to be 
>widespread among the high-end sort of stuff. My tech had a Marshall Time 
>Modulator with broken power supply, AMS reverb and delay, Klark Teknik DN 
>780... all had reliability issues centered around the PS/AD section 
>(luckily the Marshall´s delay section was not affected). I was tempted to 
>buy some Lexicon 224XL/300 reverbs but luckily my purse said "no!". I 
>I´m better off with my Dynacord DRP-20X.
>"I´m striving for the mysterious. The obvious doesn´t interest me." (Jon 
>Visit the official [´ramp] website at www.doombient.com
>WTB: "England´s Hidden Reverse" by David Keenan (Coil, Current93, Nurse 
>With Wound, David Tibet).
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: goddard.duncan@mtvne.com
>   To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>   Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 2:42 PM
>   Subject: RE: lexicon boxes
>   >>for me a Lexicon MPX1... that I must send out for repair...<<
>   for some reason I'm hearing a lot about duff lexicon boxes the last 
>couple of weeks. not the jamman or vortex, with external psu, but the mid 
>to high end rack effects with smpsu's in them.
>   we have two dead pcm80s here, both with power supply & a>d problems. 
>is landfill now, because (so lexicon say) the a>d chip is no longer 
>available. the other is starting to go the same way. while I was 
>this, an mpx1 came in from another studio, again with a duff psu. the 
>in the workshop give you /that/ look when you mention lexicon.
>   I just bought an mpx500 (ebay bargain, or so I thought...) which I was 
>considering putting into my band's live-rig in place of a ten years old 
>quadraverb that's never let us down. now I'm not so sure....
>   I'm not scared of changing out a psu- they're all quite 
>inside, these boxes, & generally some variety of 12s & 5s will get them 
>running.... but I am concerned about reliability, & other components that 
>may fail inopportunely.
>   fwiw, we've had similar problems with some tc units (we use dbmax on 
>most of the music channels), but statistically that makes a bit more 
>as we have around 40 of them, & they're on all the time.
>   duncan.
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