FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

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FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:25 pm

Hi
So I have attached the FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV to the FH-2. FHX-8CV has the jumper set on three (default) which is expansion number 1 and the FHX-8GT has all jumpers off so is expansion 0. Does expansion 0, 1 etc refer to the physical position of the expander? I am guessing not... Basically I am trying to make a euclidean clock on FHX-8GT (jack 1) and a synced LFO on FHX-8CV (jack 1) using the web app. So the LFO needs to go on fh-2 output number 9 and the euclidean clock on fh-2 output 65....according to the manual.... I have been playing with the web config app and I'm not getting anything on the expanders. How do I set this up? When I power on the FH-2 the 8GT flashes then the 8CV flashes....so I guess they are correctly attached.
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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:10 pm

Midi clock is coming in from the din expander.

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by os » Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:53 am

If the FHX modules flash 5 times about 10 seconds after power up, that indicates they're not communicating with the FH-2. Which either means a connection error or a hardware issue.

Can I take it the FH-2 is on latest firmware?

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:06 am

Hi Os, Yes the firmware on the FH-2 is 1.8.2. I noticed under Misc there are options to flash FHX-GTs and CVs - does that need to be done after updating the FH-2?

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by os » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:34 am

No, that's for if and when I release a firmware update for the FHX modules.

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:17 am

So how shall I debug - just attach the FHX-GT module first?

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:38 am

only the GT module is attached ... did not flash 5 times .... what is the quickest way to test it?

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by os » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:59 am

'Test FHX-8GT' from the menu.

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:15 pm

Testing
FHX-GT...
Nothing happens no lights .... output is connected to 1vpo on vco ....nothing

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:52 pm

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:05 am

Any suggestion Os?

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:11 am

I have tried only the FHX-8CV too - the test does nothing .... I tried different case - swapping cables ....

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:12 am

also re-flashed the firmware

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by os » Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:51 am

smurf wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:38 am
only the GT module is attached ... did not flash 5 times .... what is the quickest way to test it?
That's promising - so with just these two modules connected, the FHX-8GT doesn't flash its LEDs 5 times 10 seconds after power up?

The photo looks right, but I can't see how you have the jumpers set on the expander - the cable's in the way.

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:38 am

spoke too soon - with only the 8GT (and the din midi expander) - it is still flashing 5 times. The jumpers on the 8GT are all set to off.

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by os » Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:12 am

K. Looks like a hardware issue with the FH-2 then. Is the FH-2 within the shop's return period?

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Re: FH-2 with FHX-8GT and FHX-8CV

Post by smurf » Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:16 am

Shop is taking it back - thanks Os (and Signal Sounds!)

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