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Tascam 2488 system error code 3 - Audio & Video Receivers

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  • Tirrell Apr 15, 2009

    Hi. I'm having a problem with my new Tascam 2488 neo. I've tried a few times to record my band while using the unit as the mixer. I have the main sliders routed to the house speakers, and the effects 1 routed to monitor speakers. The first time, about an hour into the recording, the unit partially stopped responding AND it stopped sending sound through the outputs to the amplifier powering the speakers. The tracks were still armed for recording and lit steadily as if it were still recording, however, the clock was not moving (as if were stopped). If i tried accessing the menu, it would say "Cannot do this while not stopped..." I ended up having to do a cold shut down and loose my data. This has happened a second time (possibly error code 3). On both occasions, I wasn't even touching the unit when the problem occured (i'm also the keyboardist) as I was playing at the time. Any ideas?


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Hi jamie2488

The error code means different things depending on what version of firmware the 2488 is running. It will tell you when you first fire it up what version yours is running. Check out this

This is a list of all error codes, depending on the firmware. The code you are experiencing means you cannot duplicate to the same track(duplicate to a new or different track). To resolve (for v1.0) , press exit/no (for v1.01) press exit.

I am more than happy to answer any other questions you may have about it, just give me a hoy :) Thanks for using FixYa, If you consider the advice I have given you as sound, a FixYa rating is a great reward for my efforts to help you. Cheers.


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    Graeme Ross Jun 05, 2008

    Hi, just a quick followup to see how you got on with your
    problem. If you still havent got it sorted, let me know, I am happy to
    do some more research and offer some more information and solutions. If its fixed...
    excellent!! A FixYa rating from you will close this unrated solution
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