Originally Posted by Carl7
I have a failed keypad and apparently the company cannot fix it or even have another to purchase. As a result I have a whole in my wall and I am unable to take full advantage of my system. Does anyone have an idea where I can obtain either a used keypad or replacement keypad? The system is only three years old and I cant believe there are no alternatives.
I'd imagine if the construction is similar to my audio quest F2 server, they will have exquisitely and carefully manufactured your keypad to the highest visible standards from the cheapest sub-assemblies possible, in order to maximise profit. It should be possible to remake your keypad with alternative parts.
If you are in the UK, it's possible I can find you a solution, I'm pretty good with hardware repair and substitution. Either PM me or respond on this thread, and we'll see what can be done.
After a using a bit of lateral thinking and trying to BUY parts, instead of obtaining service, I eventually got the email address of the european service person, who could maybe fix my player for 500-800 euro's but declined to supply me with a replacement "imaged" hard disc, which is what I really want to get my hands on. They also want 300euros plus the 500Euro service fee to replace the 50$ Azza 810DTC motherboard that was originally fitted.
Now don't get my posts wrong here, they are entitled to charge whatever they like, (the user interface they came up with is spectacularly good, and they deserve paying for that), and MAYBE their original purchasers who stumped up the premium initial price get better support, than the likes of me. (Or any, for that matter)
But when their service guy offered me a "deal" on their newer product, I just thought "No!" I like to keep things for a long time, and maintain my own things when they need it, and this just isn't that sort of kit...
I so hope a UK firm gets their act together in this sector of the market soon.