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Roland JD800 Humming?

Postby Timerider » Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:25 pm

Hello all,

I have a JD800, superb condition, don't use it alot now as i have gone to softsynths.

When i connect it up to my set up, there is a slight humming sound coming from the speakers, is this normal for a synth of this age due to it's circuitry etc? We are talking 1991 - 1993!


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Re: Roland JD800 Humming?

Postby rhino » Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:39 pm

if you're sure the hum is from the roland, probably time for new capacitors in the power supply.
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Re: Roland JD800 Humming?

Postby cornutt » Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:21 am

My JD800 does not hum. My 990 has recently developed a buzzing noise in one output; I haven't yet opened it up to see what is going on.
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Re: Roland JD800 Humming?

Postby MarkShovel » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:28 pm

Maybe it is a good time to sell your JD-800.....
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Re: Roland JD800 Humming?

Postby Maschinengeist » Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:58 am

I agree that it could be the electrolytic capacitors in the power supply. And something else that I can't think of atthe moment due tomeds.
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