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#213062 - 06/25/08 10:45 PM EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service?
Khan Motorsport Offline
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Registered: 11/10/07
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Loc: Toronto, Canada
I don't know why it happened, but my EP500 doesn't seem to be working and the light on the back lights up as red.

Is there any thing i can do to fix this at home or do I have to send it in? What's the warrenty period on these things anyhow? 1 year? 30 days?


Thanks
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#213066 - 06/25/08 11:38 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: Khan Motorsport]
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Registered: 09/16/04
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Have you tried calling Axiom? They are known for outstanding customer service and you may get a result faster calling the experts there than waiting for the "experts" here.

I'd help you out, but I don't have an EP500.
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#213085 - 06/26/08 01:19 AM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: nickbuol]
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Registered: 04/15/08
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One needs a metric telephone to call Canada, though, right? ;\)

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#213095 - 06/26/08 03:00 AM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: anthony11]
BrenR Offline
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Registered: 12/10/03
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 Originally Posted By: anthony11
One needs a metric telephone to call Canada, though, right? ;\)
Yes, ours go 0-9, not 0-11.

Bren R.

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#213098 - 06/26/08 08:11 AM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: BrenR]
terzaghi Offline
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Registered: 04/04/07
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Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
a fuse maybe?
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#213105 - 06/26/08 09:50 AM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: terzaghi]
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#213138 - 06/26/08 12:35 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: SirQuack]
fredk Offline
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Registered: 12/06/07
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Loc: Canada
If you do that here, Peter will answer.
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#213140 - 06/26/08 12:41 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: fredk]
Khan Motorsport Offline
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Registered: 11/10/07
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Loc: Toronto, Canada
called axiom,
very nice people as i would expect.
the tech support fella suggests that i replace the fuses that were in there (250mA) with 1A slow blow fuses because even though they look fine, they might still have no conductivity.

going to try that and see.
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#213204 - 06/26/08 06:46 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: Khan Motorsport]
nickbuol Offline
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Registered: 09/16/04
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Ah, a multimeter would be your friend here... But, grab those fuses and give us an update on the prognosis...
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#213509 - 06/28/08 04:15 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: nickbuol]
Khan Motorsport Offline
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Registered: 11/10/07
Posts: 61
Loc: Toronto, Canada
replaced all the fuses. Red light is still on.
will call axiom CS again after it opens.
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#213551 - 06/29/08 12:22 AM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: Khan Motorsport]
Khan Motorsport Offline
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Registered: 11/10/07
Posts: 61
Loc: Toronto, Canada
FIXED!
after replacing the fuses..i switched the setting on the crossover knob and it went green and started working again. not sure why i didn't try pushing buttons at random in the first place...i think the sub might have just had a glitch or something that needed to be cleared out by changing the setting.
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#213552 - 06/29/08 12:24 AM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: Khan Motorsport]
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Congratulations on the Fonzie fix. Working subs rule.
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#213554 - 06/29/08 12:27 AM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: CV]
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That Fonzie line carries so much more weight when Gonzo is staring out at you as you read. \:D
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#213711 - 06/30/08 06:09 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for service? [Re: fredk]
dllewel Offline
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Registered: 06/20/05
Posts: 1189
Loc: Utah, USA
Glad you got it working. It sounds strange that you had to mess with the crossover knob to jumpstart it. I do know from personal experience with my EP500 that setting the Trim knob to the Remote setting caused it to quit working, but the light was yellow instead of red if I remember right. It had me very close to calling Axiom for support until I figured it out.
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#213721 - 06/30/08 06:48 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for serv [Re: anthony11]
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Registered: 05/13/02
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 Originally Posted By: anthony11
One needs a metric telephone to call Canada, though, right? ;\)


If not, your signal will bounce off of Mars and be lost forever.
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#213723 - 06/30/08 06:49 PM Re: EP500 Has Red Light - How to Fix/Send for serv [Re: Khan Motorsport]
chesseroo Offline
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 Originally Posted By: Khan Motorsport
FIXED!
after replacing the fuses..i switched the setting on the crossover knob and it went green and started working again. not sure why i didn't try pushing buttons at random in the first place...i think the sub might have just had a glitch or something that needed to be cleared out by changing the setting.

Actually another possibility is that the sub crossover was very low.
The sub may never have been getting a signal.

Not knowing your settings or material for playback, it is just a thought.



Edited by chesseroo (06/30/08 06:50 PM)
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