Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

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Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by Jabberwalky » Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:42 pm

According to the guy selling this Juno at this auction

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... :IT&ih=019

I've never heard of a 60 losing the 6th voice, but I asked him if every 6th key didn't sound and it seems that is the case. Anyone else have a similar experience?

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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by otto » Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:53 pm

Why not? Every polyphonic synth has the potential of voice failure or any chip failure for that matter. The difference is that the 106 is particularly prone to voice failure. I’d still go with a 60, you don’t see a lot of auctions where a 60 has a voice problem. I swear 3 out 4 106 auctions have a voice problem.
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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by nathanscribe » Fri Aug 15, 2008 8:18 pm

Different architecture to the 106 though, so it won't be the usual "voice chip" problem. There's a way to cycle through the 60's voices, but I lost the link and can't recall the details... :oops:

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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by OriginalJambo » Fri Aug 15, 2008 8:53 pm

Sure it can happen, although not as often as with the 106 obviously. Unfortunately any poly synth can lose voices, some are just more likely to than others.

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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by Bitexion » Fri Aug 15, 2008 9:51 pm

I'll just drop by and say that my 106 never lost a single voice. I've sold it, and it still has its voices. Just to bring something positive into this :)

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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by premieklovn » Sat Aug 16, 2008 8:13 am

Bitexion wrote:I'll just drop by and say that my 106 never lost a single voice. I've sold it, and it still has its voices. Just to bring something positive into this :)

Works like a charm!

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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by Sexor » Sat Aug 16, 2008 3:24 pm

premieklovn wrote:
Bitexion wrote:I'll just drop by and say that my 106 never lost a single voice. I've sold it, and it still has its voices. Just to bring something positive into this :)

Works like a charm!
I'd like to say the same, but prefer not to jinx myself :roll:
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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by cornutt » Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:11 am

Sexor wrote: I'd like to say the same, but prefer not to jinx myself :roll:
Yeah, the last time I started bragging on my 106, I lost a voice a few weeks later. :evil:
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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:26 am

otto wrote:Why not? Every polyphonic synth has the potential of voice failure or any chip failure for that matter.
Exactly. Nothing lasts forever, and we both know hearts can change.

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Re: Roland Juno-60 can also succumb to a dead voice?

Post by Jabberwalky » Thu Aug 21, 2008 10:18 am

nathanscribe wrote:Different architecture to the 106 though, so it won't be the usual "voice chip" problem. There's a way to cycle through the 60's voices, but I lost the link and can't recall the details... :oops:
You can cycle through the voices in pretty much the same way you boot in unison mode.

http://www.retrosound.de/junoservice.htm

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