Mackie Control C4 -"Waiting for Midi Upgrade...CSCON LOADER"?

Archetype Music

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Sorry, I didn't know where to post this as I couldn't find a hardware control forum.


I have a Mackie Control C4 which was running fine up until recently. One day I went to use it and I got this message on the screen:

"Waiting for Midi Upgrade......CSCON LOADER Version 1.32"

(see attached pictures)

I contacted Mackie (Who were surprisingly friendly about dealing with an obsolete piece) but they said (through several emails) that it was probably an Eprom chip issue. I asked if they had any and I was told that they have nothing left for the C4. It was suggested that I find a used one if I really wanted one.

Has anyone else run into this issue? what was your solution? How can I revert it to a default setting? I can't find any MIDI software updates for it and there was no original software disk.

Any help would be appreciated,



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