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To do so, follow this procedure; Turn the unit off and remove the three connectors on the right side of the power supply, leaving only the connector from the transformer attached. Yes, it is ok to use high-density disks instead. The new drive is distinguished 800 a red LED drive light. Mwnual note of the proper polarity, remove the keyboard ribbon cable from the old keyboard and install it on the new one.
View the discussion thread. Transport the unit only with either a plastic sheet in the drive or nothing in the drive at all. Sequencer – 8-Track, 60 esoniq, 20 songs, 20, note capacity. If certain buttons do not function properly during normal SQ80 operation, test them while the unit is in self-test mode.
Replace the four seres that attach the metal main board shield if present to the keyboard bottom shield. If the display is found to be defective, be careful when removing it.
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Images from Perfect Circuit Audio. If you must, wrap the entire unit in plastic first. Reinstall the metal main board shield if present. As for playing the SQ, it is a dream! Keypad Test a After pressing Internal, press each soft-button to verify that the appropriate program name gets underlined. Avoid over-tightening screws in the plastic case when execnting any repair procednre!
Disconnect the cables from the disk drive, paying particular attention to polarity. All RAM is erased and all internal programs reset. Close xq front panel. Remove the metal shielding from the unit.
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The tempo should increase. Each voice can combine up to 3 of the 75 waveforms. Note that these connectors are keyed. Appendix A Replacing the Main Majual 1. Test the unit and then close the front panel.
Once the rear of the keyboard has cleared the control panel mounting tabs, the keyboard can be turned over. Remove the disk drive and place it into the new assembly as described in Appendix J. Reattach the disk drive cables. Great for organs, analog-type sounds, pads and sound ensonq.
Because the structural components base, control panel, wheel cover, and keyboard support rails are made of plastic, great 1. For this reason, periodic backing up of all program and sequence data and re-initialization is recommended. Make sure that the eight display lens retainers are in the proper position and that the lens is clean.
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Display Problems Units with serial numbers less than have a higher chance of having their glass fluorescent display broken during transport. What diskett es to use It is very ss to use double-sided, double-density 3. Pitch and mod wheels and plenty of front-panel buttons and a few sliders make accessing and editing fairly easy and hands-on.
Turn the unit off and turn it upside down on a soft surface to replace the ten screws that secure the keyboard to the case. Do not nse a self-tapping screw in a brass insert as this will rnin the insert!
To reassemble, first make sure that the Insulator and all the buttons are in place. You must remove this sheet before powering on the unit.
When replacing the disk drive, it is important to transfer this metal plate to the new drive.
Install the screw, tightening only until the sub-assembly being attached is snug against the case. This will avoid you having to replace the cable as well.
The SQ80 should be connected in stereo ensonuq a sound system. See Tape Tips, Hardware Notes page The entire disk must be good for successful formatting.