after trying to fix the faulty-switch myself, I settle for buying/installing a whole new a replacement PCB panel for my Elektron OctaTrack.
Motivation After my efforts to repair the (old) Alesis DM Pro drum-trigger module by solder-rework had Comparison my “old”… Read more Alesis DM Pro surgery 3; donor face-transplants
Motivation: After I repaired the memory backup battery on my Alesis DM Pro, it’s time to (try to) fix the… Read more Alesis DM Pro surgery 2; solder rework for outputs
Distinction The Korg Kaoss Pad series. Simple stereo audio effectors/samplers/loopers that allow you to control (preset) effects with medium XY… Read more Surgery on Korg Kaoss Pad 3 slider
Distinction: I have a long and complex history with the Alesis DM Pro. It’s a uniquely powerful and expressive device,… Read more Alesis DM Pro surgery 1; internal memory battery
Here is my photo-document of the (multiple) repairs I’ve done on my $1000 sampler.
Since purchasing my (used) Elektron OctaTrack, I’ve had to resolder/repair one of the Recorder buttons 3 times (so far). It’s proven more cost- and time-effective than sending it to Sweden, and I’ve (probaly) learned something worth sharing.
photo-essay on my electronic hack / modification work on my Korg MS-1 MicroSampler keyboard, in which I affix jacks for foot-switch control of several vital buttons.