mikefarnham Posted September 5, 2014 Share Posted September 5, 2014 Hi Chaps, Just thought I may be able to help someone. Had the above problem yesterday and today disassembled the connector. Behind the three pinned plastic claw there was no "c" shaped retainer even though I laid my guitar on a light towel so as to spot it easily when it dropped out! The plastic Ethernet clips these days seem to be pre-broken off so as not to cause the plug to stick in the Variax socket - woundrous technological manufacturing innovation. The plug was still stuck fast!! I then depressed the button (thin piece of tin can!) fully and pulled the unthreaded part of the casing with my thin nose pliers. Still no joy, BUT, with a little wiggle of the plug body up towards the jack socket - BINGO! I then did what I should have done in the first place; picked up a rubber dishwasher glove for better grip and practised the same manoeuvre by hand. Thinking about it, I had the same problem with another cable when updating the firmware two years ago but then a firm tug sorted it. Just bought a second hand Vetta combo. The sockets and release buttons on there are a lot more solid thank goodness. just praying now for a lack of electronic problems which will brick my new acquisition. Out with the midi cables later to enter some decent patches for my covers. Happy playing, Mike. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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