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troubleshooting Question

Motu 828 MKII FW Audio Console Fried?

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This is going to be long so please bare with me and thank you for your patience.

A few days ago i purchased the Motu 828 MKII from E-bay.

When it arrived to me i made the mistake of plugging the device to my European outlet of 220V without changing the 110V switch to 220V!!

The fuse got wiped..now this is the tricky part.

I went and bought a new fuse, a 500ma250v slow blow fuse. BUT, i got a thin wire fuse..and the original was thick wire fuse.

I will describe the following problems that came up when the Motu started and please tell me if its related to the thickness of the fuse. (the electronics store said no)

the Motu started up,BUT..i don't have display.

The indicator lights are lit up,the 44khz and the volume ones..all good..but the screen display on the Motu stays green and no welcome screen is presented or any other parameter.

The other problem is i cant hear nothing..as you can see in the pics all set correctly in OSX but no sound. I tried different slots,like the analog ones but no sound,tried different FW cables,replaced a FW card to TI chip,nothing coming out. :(

The monitors are plugged in with a 1/4 jack (PL)
Is there something I'm missing here? Or i just call it quits and ship it to Motu, wait 3 weeks, pay 250$ and slap myself 3 times for being stupid?? :)

There are attached pictures to emphasize the problem.

Thank you very much for your kind help!

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