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I have a DT50 & Pod HD500 over L6 link with AES cable.

Last night I had a live gig and in the second set, in a middle of a song, the DT50 suddenly stops working! ðŸ˜ðŸ˜³ðŸ˜©

In some kind of panic I switch over directly to my DT-amp, to ensure that my HD500 was ok and try to find the problem. The DT50 was no sounding at all, but the power lamp was lightning. I tried both channels (A & B) with no success. I turn it off and on and nothing helps me.

 

To save the situation, I had to plug in my HD500 direct to the PA. Unfortunately I had'nt any Patches for that, so the sound was terrable with low volume because I use Pre-amp patches.

 

The day after I check out my DT50 to find the problem, but the Amp was working and sounding!😳

I check the fuses to be shure and they were ok.

My question is, anyone else who had this problem and can it be so, that the amp stops working if it's too hot? I have the master volume on max and set the output with the lokal volume.

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I have a DT50 & Pod HD500 over L6 link with AES cable.

Last night I had a live gig and in the second set, in a middle of a song, the DT50 suddenly stops working!

In some kind of panic I switch over directly to my DT-amp, to ensure that my HD500 was ok and try to find the problem. The DT50 was no sounding at all, but the power lamp was lightning. I tried both channels (A & B) with no success. I turn it off and on and nothing helps me.

 

To save the situation, I had to plug in my HD500 direct to the PA. Unfortunately I had'nt any Patches for that, so the sound was terrable with low volume because I use Pre-amp patches.

 

The day after I check out my DT50 to find the problem, but the Amp was working and sounding!

I check the fuses to be shure and they were ok.

My question is, anyone else who had this problem and can it be so, that the amp stops working if it's too hot? I have the master volume on max and set the output with the lokal volume.

 

I had a very similar problem with my DT50HD and shortly after this issue it didn't work at all and had to send it in to Line 6 for warranty work. You may want to do a support ticket with them. Either call them or do it online from your Line 6 account. Don't be afraid to call them. I had to talk to them several times. They were cool. But when the amp stops working there is no joy.

 

You should try to work on some PA patches pronto so your prepared for plan B.

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I have a set list with all my patches 'pre' to use with my DT then one with full versions in case of such a problem.

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To save the situation, I had to plug in my HD500 direct to the PA. Unfortunately I had'nt any Patches for that, so the sound was terrable with low volume because I use Pre-amp patches.

 

If I remember right, this utility can rework a whole setlist to change your preamps to amps without hurting the rest of the patch.  Saves a ton of time even though you will still want to go in and fine tune them...

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Thank you guys, for your support!

Today I took a few hours to copy and started rework my patches to full amp models. It's quite a big difference..

I'd only tried them in my home studio, so I think I must tweak and fine tune them in a real PA?

 

But I'm still confused about my DT50, Why did it happend and can it happend again? I tried it with my pod today and it's working.

I have two new live gig next week, on Friday and Saturday, and it must working. I shall contact my reseller of my rig after the weekend.

I haven't so much time to tweak new patches, and I must do every patch three times because I have three quite different guitars, Les Paul, Stratocaster, Telecaster (I even use them for backup if I have stringbreak.

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