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Any solution to a Low E String "Software" buzz?
by jim-adams on 2012-06-04 19:48:13.6790

I have a Variax 300, 700 electric and acoustic, with PodXT.   Love 'em all, but lately...

My Variax 700 electric has down with a buzz on one string (low E).    It's definitely not the string, but rather the guitar's translation of the string sound.

Has anyone ever encountered a Variax "software buzz" and is there any solution other than never playing quiet and low?   (Which, uh, I guess I don't do much of that anyway ;-)

Love to get this fixed - I've tried doing a firmware update with no change.     I've also taken the back plate off and wiggled the ribbon cable - seems fine.    

Thanks much!


Re: Any solution to a Low E String "Software" buzz?
by amx05462 on 2012-06-05 06:25:35.8740

are  you sure    there  isnt   another  hardware  problem.    what  your seem to be  saying  is  if you play hard   its  not there  and if  you play soft  it  is.

sounds  like   possibly a failing  pickup.  or  pickup ground.

Re: Any solution to a Low E String "Software" buzz?
by Line6Hugo on 2012-06-20 08:41:30.7970

What you describe sounds like a hardware problem, possibly the piezo element of the low E string.  You would need to take the guitar to an authrorized service center to evaluate and repair as necessary:">">

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