Oh lucky you... I've tried everything and still just getting sound on the left channel. Sucks :(
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Thanks - the fix works for me too. Not quite sure why it worked, but it did!
It did not quite work immediately, but I did some wiggling around on the Aux input jack. After a few tries, both output lines just (magically) work.
Edited by AKP2123 - 1/28/14 at 11:43am
Pretty sure it is just the jack.
Edited by ClieOS - 1/29/14 at 2:32am
The AUX-in actually also double as a mechanical switch to activate / deactivate the feeding of DAC signal into the amp section, it is a way on how the E7 'priolitize' which signal gets to the amp section over which when there is more than one input (such as having E7 connected to a PC while also have the AUX-in plugged in). The fact that you get a briefly working DAC when the jack in plugged in is a good sign that indicates the DAC section is working just fine, but the plug itself which uses a mechanical movement (where the 3.5mm plug physical plugged in) to switch between signal is very likely broken. If it is a DAC problem, it won't have worked at all. The plug / switch mechanical thingy is know to fail / loosen in time, making it less sensitive therefore the feeding of DAC signal keeps getting disabled or interrupted. You will know when plugging in the AUX-in temporary fixed the issue, as it physically force the plug to do a switch. Most of the time it will be fine afterward, at least for awhile. But in your case, the plug might be a bit too perished so the problem remains even after plugging-in/-out the AUX-in.