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by madtheory
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: MIDI retrofit for Siel Cruise
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: MIDI retrofit for Siel Cruise

This basically adds MIDI to any keyboard. Takes a bit of work to get this up and running as it's not specifically for the Seil Cruise.
https://www.midikits.net/midi_8x9_keys/ ... 9_keys.htm
by madtheory
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: CASIO CZ-5000 distorted output
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: CASIO CZ-5000 distorted output

Good call, yes, I guess it could be anything in that circuit?
by madtheory
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: CASIO CZ-5000 distorted output
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: CASIO CZ-5000 distorted output

I think I know this sound. Kinda gritty, low bit depth effect? Try adjusting the DAC offset. Page 59 of CZ-1 manual (same thing as CZ-5000 in this case). IIRC you have to remove the keyboard to get at this VR.
by madtheory
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Emulator II - memory chips
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Emulator II - memory chips

It was probably only one that was bad... Isn't the classic problem with these the IC sockets? Polish every single one. Or replace them.
by madtheory
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Sound Production
Topic: Make your DAW sound like an analog console
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Re: Make your DAW sound like an analog console

That's a very helpful video thanks. I need to get into Ableton. I stopped using templates like this a while back. I prefer to have a blank slate, it means every piece comes out different. Instead of templates, I have a pile of unfinished ideas organised in folders. I'd usually have about 8 of those ...
by madtheory
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Sudden Death - KORG Prophecy
Replies: 31
Views: 2016

Re: Sudden Death - KORG Prophecy

Thanks. You would not necessarily need to replace the pair. Was control resistor the term your friend used?
by madtheory
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: JV 2080 All patches one octave too low
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Re: JV 2080 All patches one octave too low

I don't understand. How can you record notes from a JV-1080? It's a rack synth with no sequencer.
by madtheory
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Sudden Death - KORG Prophecy
Replies: 31
Views: 2016

Re: Sudden Death - KORG Prophecy

Are you sure it's a control resistor? Usually that means a voltage divider, so it should have a partner. I'm no expert, just curious and hoping to learn :)
by madtheory
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Sudden Death - KORG Prophecy
Replies: 31
Views: 2016

Re: Sudden Death - KORG Prophecy

Great news!

This "control resistor" is that a 10 ohm fusible resistor?
by madtheory
Wed Jan 06, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Recapping my M1 - PART 2
Replies: 22
Views: 1636

Re: Recapping my M1 - PART 2

I think that you might broke a pad while soldering / desoldering caps. Test pcb traces for continuity with the psu powered off. Yes this is what I was going to suggest also. There's a crack right where it says KLM-1269, and the bottom right corner of the PCB is cracked off as well. So a continuity ...
by madtheory
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Recapping my M1 - found this...
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Re: Recapping my M1 - found this...

It's glue. Actual leakage would be dissolving/ corroding the metal leads and the PCB. That's clearly not happening here. You could remove the capacitors and see if they are leaking from the legs, underneath, where you can't currently see. But it would be a waste of time, and you'd have to replace th...
by madtheory
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: JV 2080 All patches one octave too low
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Re: JV 2080 All patches one octave too low

This is just something we all have to put up with. Middle C is not strictly defined for MIDI. It can be C3 or C4. There's a global setting in DP but that will put your "correct" instruments off. https://motu.com/techsupport/technotes/when-i-send-midi-to-machfive-in-digital-performer-it-plays-an-octa...