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Effects stopped working all @ once ! Was working

The effects just stopped working all @ once! The unit is still under warranty ! I thougt it might have been a user error @ first but I have tried every thing. The effects jack is working like the push switch to disable the effects. Is it normal for the effects LED to illuminate with the effects push switch off?

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  • budgail Sep 19, 2012

    I could not find where to solve my own problem! It was a loose connection on the digital board. It is mounted piggy back on the front panel. It is 4"x 2 3/4". I pushed the ribbon cable connecting it and it started working. Now I can't get it to quit. When it quits again I will try and approach it lightly and see if I can locate the loose connection. I am pretty sure it's on this board so I may see if Peavey will send me a new one. If I had sent to Peavey . It might have been working by the time it got there! I figure I saved myself and Peavy shipping. I will see if they will ship me a new board. It has three screws securing it to the front panel. To remove top of case remove 4 screws in handle and screws across front & back top, then 2 screws each to remove the 2 inserts on the left of the top. You will need a long Philips head to remove the 2 larger screws in the well. The top will lift off. The unit is laid out really simple with a 15 connector gray ribbon cable connecting the front panel with the main amp!

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