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Old 03-04-2012, 11:40 PM   #1
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Default DX7 BACKUP ERROR Fix

DX7 BACKUP ERROR display Fix
Temporary fix for DX7 BACKUP ERROR display
1. Enter into the DX7 Service Menu
2. Calibrate the Stick Throws
3. Press and hold CLEAR button

DX7 LCD screen now will display the standard screen (pg 33 pdf man)
but
When CLEAR button is released the DX7 reverts back to displaying the BACUP ERROR
Switching off/on the DX7 results in the same BACUP ERROR display.
Help! Help! Help!

Again I can get rid of the BACUP ERROR dispaly
Only
As long as the CLEAR button is held down.
I can program move trim tabs everything.
But
When that CLEAR button is released.
DX7 reverts back to the same BACUP ERROR display
Help!!
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:19 AM   #2
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Box it up and send it back to Horizon for service.Did you by any chance leave the radio on and have the battery run down? Or have the battery get disconnected while the radio was turned on?
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:45 AM   #3
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Sorry to hear dude.
I've been pretty lackadaisical sending mine back as my DX8 is working fine for me right now.
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Old 03-05-2012, 02:40 AM   #4
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Yes its always kind of a PITA to have to send something back for service.The bright side is that right now it should get fixed and returned in a very reasonable amount of time.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:14 AM   #5
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Default CA glue my paws

Have talked with HH on repair
and
They will do reprogram and ship back.
but
As you can tell I get in and get rid of the BACUP ERROR lock out
but
only as long as I hold that friggen CLEAR button down!

I know
I will CA my paws to the CLEAR button.
It will be a little hard to take a wiz but its worth it!
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Old 03-09-2012, 02:55 PM   #6
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Default It is getting close!

Ok
Now I don't have to calibrate the sticks
and
Can release the CLEAR button!!!!

I get to the start up screen!
I can program!
I can save the program!
but
When I turn off the DX7 and turn it back on
I get the BACKUP ERROR screen.

Its getting close
I am getting there but still need:
Help!
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