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Trouble with XT Live recording

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Hi there, new to the forum since there's a problem that's been killing me for some time ago. In fact, I've just returned from the technical support and paid about 100 € (that should be a new unit, for lollipops sake) and the problem will persist even though they said that it worked perfectly.

 

My PC recognizes the signal of my XT Live unit when I plug it through the USB. I've been playing with several knobs and it won't record anything but a noisy tiny chirping even when I turn the volume of my guitar to the max and play with different controls likewise. I've read plenty of FAQ and tutorials and I don't find the way out of this hell. I've flashed the unit, reinstalled drivers, returned to default settings to no avail. I thought that the power supply might be the problem, since I bought a cheap one through eBay that was listed as for specific use of this very unit, but its input is AC and the output DC, so I don't really know..., if that was the problem, is there any reliable site to get the real deal?

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Does the xt work otherwise? Like through headphones? The xt will become the soundcard so be sure to have its output routed to headphones, amp, etc, when connected to the daw > assuming its configured for the xt btw.

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If you used a DC supply you may very well have damaged the unit. Did you use it after it had been serviced?

 

A DC supply will power the unit but often results in no sound (I know, I did it once to an old Pod2, luckily it survived).

 

Try the correct AC to AC supply. The various PSU specs are here:

 

http://line6.com/support/page/kb/_/general-faq/power-supplybattery-specs-and-faq-r445

 

You want the PX-2 type.

 

Google Line 6 PX-2 and you should get some for your local area. I get

 

https://www.gear4music.com/Guitar-and-Bass/Line-6-PX-2-Power-Supply-for-StompBoxes-PODs-and-Variax/BTD

 

for example.

 

Even with your new PSU it may not work due to the DC supply you used. If that's the case I think it is usually fixable but you have to ask yourself if it's worth the cost vs. buying a known working second-hand unit.

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Does the xt work otherwise? Like through headphones? The xt will become the soundcard so be sure to have its output routed to headphones, amp, etc, when connected to the daw > assuming its configured for the xt btw.

It does not. No sound at all coming from the headphones.

 

If you used a DC supply you may very well have damaged the unit. Did you use it after it had been serviced?

 

A DC supply will power the unit but often results in no sound (I know, I did it once to an old Pod2, luckily it survived).

 

Try the correct AC to AC supply. The various PSU specs are here:

 

http://line6.com/support/page/kb/_/general-faq/power-supplybattery-specs-and-faq-r445

 

You want the PX-2 type.

 

Google Line 6 PX-2 and you should get some for your local area. I get

 

https://www.gear4music.com/Guitar-and-Bass/Line-6-PX-2-Power-Supply-for-StompBoxes-PODs-and-Variax/BTD

 

for example.

 

Even with your new PSU it may not work due to the DC supply you used. If that's the case I think it is usually fixable but you have to ask yourself if it's worth the cost vs. buying a known working second-hand unit.

This lollipop saddens me as lollipop. I might try buying a new PSU but I don't have high hopes on the unit working properly and having damaged it. Once again.

Only if the lollipop at the repair center had told me instead of making me wait for 3 months ending up with a +90 € bill...

 

Anyway, thanks for your replies. Much appreciated.

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