Currently Being ModeratedSep 26, 2010 11:03 PM (in response to andyb56)Re: Variax 700 crackling/banging noise
It's difficult to guess what the source of the problem actually is remotely. Personally in your position, I think I would give Line 6 UK tech support a call and discuss your options with them as soon as you are able to do so using the number you will find under the Contact Us link at the bottom of this page. You will find the support team very helpful I'm sure.
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2010 12:02 AM (in response to Nick_Mattocks)Re: Variax 700 crackling/banging noise
Thanks Nick for the response, I think that's what I will do.
I Rolled back the Firmware on the Variax to 3.05 which actually seemed to work for one night, however next time I plugged in, it started making the crackling noise again.
Oh, and thanks Line 6 for assuming the question is answered but not bothering to shed any light on the problem, really helpful....
Currently Being ModeratedSep 30, 2010 10:02 AM (in response to andyb56)RE: Variax 700 crackling/banging noise
This appears to be a physical problem with the Variax and there is no way of knowing exactly what the issue is without having an authorized service center take a look at it.
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Currently Being ModeratedNov 7, 2012 9:27 AM (in response to Line6david)Re: RE: Variax 700 crackling/banging noise
I've had the same crackling using both my Variax 600 and my JTV-69 through the POD X3 live with the digital connection. Is there an analog signal path on the cable depite getting power and sending/recieving digital patch information over the digital cable? I'm thinking the digital connection (10-base T) technology is just not up to professional reliability, because my band has had it with my **** ******* up on the gigs!