Red Octane says two Xbox guitar models 'defective'

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  1. drippy

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    Its gonna be fun exchanging them, my box is marked 55 but the guitar itself is marked 65. I havent had any problems out of my whammy bar though.
     
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    My box and guitar are both 95055. The whammy bar isn't really busted, it just isn't responsive as it was on the PS2 guitar. My friend's PS2 guitar had a busted whammy bar and it would barely register even when you pushed it down all the way. My whammy works, but I have to push it all the way down for it to get a good response.

    I guess I'll just take it back to Best Buy in a few days and exchange it for a different number.
     
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    I picked it up yesterday. Whammy Bar is fine, but there's a long delay on "star power" when moving the guitar controller to a vertical position.
     
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    I thought my bar was fine too. Sadly, when playing yesterday morning I noticed some issues. My set does fall into the the 'defective' category or serial numbers.
     
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    Well, I guess they had to do something while dodging the heat from the DLC.
     
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    On a side note, I find it entertaining that their press release is so full of errors.
     
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    I signed the online petition. Those things NEVER work and are therefore lame. I'm a looooooooooser. :dunce 
     
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    Petitions are only lame for unimportant things. Toys. Movies. Medical research. The ozone layer.

    But for Guitar Hero?

    I think training our population to stave off meteorites with the power of the UNRELENTING ROCKOUT HOOCHIE KOOCHIE warrants any approach.
     
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    Apparently the patch is available and works wonders.

    I can't personally verify as I'm at work (surprise surprise).
     
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    I got the patch, noticed no difference, but then I don't know if my guitar was even defective, the change in the whammy bar position is already enough of an obstacle :( 
     
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    I d/l'ed the patch and it seems to be effective. I have not run into any issues as of yet post patch as least.
     
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    I played with the patch and noticed a difference, it's a little more sensitive so it's easier to flex the whammy up and and down.
     
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    The patch made a MAJOR difference in mine. Kudos!
     
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    I think I'll just avoid logging in for a bit.
     
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    christ. I got the patch, whammy works fine now. No system freeze or red ring of death yet. Maybe I'll be like Vang and hold off on playing for a bit too. :( 
     
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    Yeah, I guess I'm not playing GHII for a few days.
     

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