Search found 47 matches

by Robber1956
Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Casio FZ1
Replies: 112
Views: 103983

Re: Casio FZ1

Allright, finished the Casio FZ10m: With a (cheap old) camera everything looks different than with the naked eye but it's just to give an impression. First picture no color filter (Lee Filter): http://i66.tinypic.com/2qhzvc2.jpg Yellow: (101) http://i67.tinypic.com/jt1dsj.jpg I keep the filter just ...
by Robber1956
Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

(preliminary) SUCCESS!! :lol: http://i68.tinypic.com/11qojn8.jpg Well done! Congrats =D> Now if you connect the new display with all lines visible exatctly the same you're there. I don't think the display in the pic where the rubber contact was disconnected from the PCB can be mended. jxalex said h...
by Robber1956
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

Just checked, CN1 pin 1 goes to 1602xxx-2.1 pin 1! No need for the anode and cathode connector. About mounting the new display so it is positioned rightly behind the fron panel I made a bracket out of an aluminium profile that I had laying around to replace the original one: http://i64.tinypic.com/3...
by Robber1956
Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

Why the tracer of the flat cable goes to pin 2 instead of pin 1 on the LCD board: http://i66.tinypic.com/169px88.jpg you may think encircled pin is pin 1 (and the blue tracer is actually going to pin 1 on the D110 board), but when you flip the module over in the longitudinal direction: http://i65.ti...
by Robber1956
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

Changing led or whole backlight panel? ALso just changing out the backlight behind the element is not so much work, the LCD still gets back correctly in its place with the rubber conductors to glass and no need to change the all unit altogether. I changed a backlight panel once this way but the char...
by Robber1956
Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

You got it right the first time [quote="logix"]Oops! I just took it for granted that it was a direct pin-pin replacement since the pin-layout looked the same and this particular LCD was suggested here, but having just compared the LCD pinouts from the D-110 service manual and the new display's PDF I...
by Robber1956
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

Pin 1 and 2 are the same as original DM029Z LCD.
The rest is: ERM 2.1/DM029Z-3/4-4/3-5/6-6/5-7/8-8/7-9/10-10/9...13/14-14/13.
Then you'll get the digits.
by Robber1956
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

UPDATE: Robber1956 , I see you posted the pinouts earlier for a different display. Is that pin swapping in relation to the pinouts of the original display (in the D-110 service manual), meaning that the pin numbering/signal description of the CN1 connector (see below) is correct? http://i68.tinypic...
by Robber1956
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

Hi, thanks for referring to the data sheet. The the resistor's colour code (white/black/brown/gold) says, according to an online calculator like this: http://www.digikey.com/en/resources/conversion-calculators/conversion-calculator-resistor-color-code-4-band it's a 900 ohm resistor and yes it is som...
by Robber1956
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

Also pin 1 and 3 are bridged as can be seen on the second picture form logix. Why I don't know yet. Everything is fine with the 1602A. Perhaps one should do the same with the ERM1602SYG-2.1. Another thing is the firmware, latest for the D110 is 1.13 The benefits of upgrades are not always spectacula...
by Robber1956
Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland D-110 dim backlight
Replies: 60
Views: 20964

Re: Roland D-110 dim backlight

I recently changed the LCD for a blue 1602a LCD and to make things worse the MIDI message indicator for a red one :oops: . http://i63.tinypic.com/2hoit7k.jpg (used flashlight because the display is far too bright for a nice picture without the reflection) The 1602a display I used doesn't really fit,...
by Robber1956
Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Casio FZ1
Replies: 112
Views: 103983

Re: Casio FZ1

I had some ideas about how to extend the lifetime of the EL Panel in my FZ1 which only lasts for 3000 hours but I didn't like the type of modding I had to do and rather had a long life led backlight like the one shown on the Yamaha forum uk: http://www.yamahaforums.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=6...
by Robber1956
Thu Aug 13, 2015 3:26 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Anyone have experience with Casio FZ 10M
Replies: 9
Views: 2613

Re: Anyone have experience with Casio FZ 10M

That's good to know about the emulator stuff.. it sounds great but yea i'm just not sure I can swing it. The guy wants $250 which is not outrageous but still more than I care to pay for one item.. Two weeks ago somebody bought one on Ebay, paid 465 GBP for it. almost 3x more. If it's still for sale...
by Robber1956
Thu Aug 13, 2015 3:14 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Casio FZ-1 display replacement part
Replies: 4
Views: 1897

Re: Casio FZ-1 display

Hello, I have FZ-1 with severely damaged carbon ribbon cables leading to the LCD, I have tried to craft replacement cables and resolder existing ones but nothing made it work. Does anyone know where I could source replacement display PCB for it? Same here, when I tried to get a new EL backlicht pan...
by Robber1956
Thu Jul 30, 2015 1:04 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Casio FZ1
Replies: 112
Views: 103983

Re: Casio FZ1

Perhaps I should switch off the EL during normal use and when editing and transfering switch it on, modding an external switch somewhere to save lifetime. Don't like it though. Okay, this is the idea. I will use the 'display' button to switch on/of the backlight foil. The display button is only use...