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by ALaMothe
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down
Replies: 7
Views: 2555

Re: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down

Forgot to tell that I already did a diagnostic of the MIDI UART and it works (meaning it is a success if i have a MIDI cable running from in to out).
by ALaMothe
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down
Replies: 7
Views: 2555

Re: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down

Breakout: it's a problem that can be solved by gently hitting the synth on the right side ahah... the effects stop going crazy and the k2000 stays on, meaning it's either a bad connection somewhere in the PSU or anything else physicaly weak. I'll just reopen it and turn it on and find out where exac...
by ALaMothe
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down
Replies: 7
Views: 2555

Re: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down

So i've tested the ram by taking both pairs of simm cards out of the synth one after the other. In either situation, the synth would boot and work fine for a couple minutes, as before. I also tested the voltages coming out the transformer and they seem fine (a bit higher but from what i understand t...
by ALaMothe
Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down
Replies: 7
Views: 2555

Re: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down

Thank you for the complete replies. I will find a way to test the psu, and from what i understand i wont try to turn on the unit until i find the problem, because that could cause greater damage. I dont think i have any add ons on the synth though at one point a technician opened it and installed th...
by ALaMothe
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Kurzweil K2000S shuts down
Replies: 7
Views: 2555

Kurzweil K2000S shuts down

Hi all, new to these forums! I do home recordings as a hobby, have been for all my life. I've owned a couple synths, mostly cheap things, but recently I did a great find of a DX7 and a K2000S in rough shape for next to nothing. The Kurzweil has a problem I can't troubleshoot by myself. I read manual...