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by rap and country
Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:35 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: ensoniq sq80 no output
Replies: 3
Views: 1946

Re: ensoniq sq80 no output

Strange thing you might try: unplug and clean both ends of the 4-wire cable from the display board to the mainboard. Reason? the volume is controled by a DC voltage from the volume pot to a stereo VCA in the output. Ensoniq had a real problem with connectors corroding - if there is a poor connectio...
by rap and country
Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:30 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: ensoniq sq80 no output
Replies: 3
Views: 1946

ensoniq sq80 no output

i removed a dying battery from my sq80 about a year ago and it was working 100% until that point it has been sitting unused/untouched for about a year until i finally ordered a replacement which i installed yesterday i plugged in the keyboard connector backwards :evil: and blew F3 / F4, but have rep...
by rap and country
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: sq80 battery replacement / top cover
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: sq80 battery replacement / top cover

thanks - looks like there is a little strip of felt/cardboard or something under the main board that makes a sort of lip under the edge

after some fairly aggressive wiggling it came right up / nothing broken
by rap and country
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:02 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: sq80 battery replacement / top cover
Replies: 2
Views: 390

sq80 battery replacement / top cover

removed the 4 little screws with an allen key and the top cover rotates up on its hinge but there is still some resistance there

am i missing something?
by rap and country
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:01 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Is 70$ a fair price for Korg 05R/W?
Replies: 1
Views: 410

Re: Is 70$ a fair price for Korg 05R/W?

i sold one for $100 CDN last year, would say it's most likely worth $70
by rap and country
Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: TAPCO Mixers
Replies: 8
Views: 1821

Re: TAPCO Mixers

by rap and country
Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:51 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: What's your analogue mono "test" tone?
Replies: 16
Views: 1174

Re: What's your analogue mono "test" tone?

i actually do play axel F

also,

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by rap and country
Sat Nov 20, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: Korg Legacy Editions Unbundled
Replies: 14
Views: 1255

Re: Korg Legacy Editions Unbundled

bought the wavestation, now not regretting selling the EX a few months back
by rap and country
Fri Nov 19, 2010 2:10 am
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: Korg Legacy Editions Unbundled
Replies: 14
Views: 1255

Re: Korg Legacy Editions Unbundled

i suspected they were going to do this, pretty pleased about it
by rap and country
Sat Sep 25, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?
Replies: 541
Views: 60830

Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

i bought an m3r for $50!

but i don't think it was as good a deal as a yamaha sy-35 for $100
by rap and country
Sat Sep 25, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Can someone explain how a VCO generates a signal
Replies: 59
Views: 2386

Re: Can someone explain how a VCO generates a signal

if i'm guessing correctly, the OP may benefit from a more general understanding of what the 'V' part of VCO means, in terms of what is physically happening with electrons etc.

this would probably be a good place to start

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromotive_force
by rap and country
Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:17 am
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: is this at all legitimate? (NI komplete 5 for $120)
Replies: 4
Views: 524

is this at all legitimate? (NI komplete 5 for $120)

http://www.oemsoft.ws/buy_cheap-Native- ... LETE-5.php

i didn't think there was such a thing as an OEM version of komplete so i'm assuming this is some kind of pirated software scam?
by rap and country
Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:20 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: zoom handy recorder h4next: unneccisary for 44.1 audio?
Replies: 7
Views: 685

Re: zoom handy recorder h4next: unneccisary for 44.1 audio?

i think even my old h4 will do 24/96 although i've not used it for that. on the bright side, the new ones look much slicker and easy to operate, build quality and battery life are allegedly better too i don't really know where 96 kHz will help you unless you're doing blu-ray audio, as far as i recal...
by rap and country
Sun Sep 05, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?
Replies: 124
Views: 14942

Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

my god garranimal where did you find those
by rap and country
Mon Aug 23, 2010 4:20 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg Radias price drop to $699
Replies: 24
Views: 2533

Re: Korg Radias price drop to $699

$699 w/ free 50 W Phonic amp (don't know how good the amp is but they claim $399 MSRP)

free shipping

http://keyboards-midi.musiciansfriend.c ... sku=702907