who opened an akai ax73 ?? need tips

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who opened an akai ax73 ?? need tips

Post by ross308 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:41 pm

i want to clean the key sensors on my ax73 because i am using it as a master keyboard. did someone here already did this ? what can you tell me about the way to open the synth and the kind of key action and sensors used.
was it a big job or a piece of cake. any tips about this specific model or general key action cleaning tips would be apreciated

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Re: who opened an akai ax73 ?? need tips

Post by nathanscribe » Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:38 pm

If it's anything like my MX73, you undo the screws at the ends of the top panel, and the rows of screws on the top of the rear panel. This will allow access to the interior. To remove the keybed, there are screws underneath on a sub-chassis, accessible through the base panel.

At least, I think that's how it goes - from memory. It's six months since I did it myself.

Can't talk about the keys themselves though, I didn't get that far.

Good luck.

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