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Behringer MX3242X audio mixer, faulty channels

I have 3 of these desks MX3242X and they are generally very good but all of them have some faulty channels some more than others. It seems to be something to do with the channel gain control, not the faders. The fault doesn't happen in groups of channels eg 1,2,3 + 4, it appears completely random. Any ideas or maybe where I can get a service manual so I can try and trace the fault.

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  • Pokethebear May 11, 2010

    What is the fault?

    Are the channels just cutting in & out/no noise/distortion(noisy)?

    Have you tried both Mic and line level inputs?

    If its random channels then its most likey a failing component on the channel strip.

    If you want to sacrifice one desk for parts then you could swap entire channel strips to give you one or two complete desks. A lot of the time , channel strips can be swapped over without the need to solder. Some consoles are easier than others and it may take a long time- if you have to remove all of the knobs and faders. If your not confident with this type of repair then, have it looked at by a qualified repairer.




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Hi ****
Behringer are pretty good at supplying schematics and information in PDF form. Have you approached the distributor in your country. They are pretty good at supplying info, and dont usually charge. Just rather see the product sorted out. Email a few and see how you go :) 
regards robotek

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