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mhanafi95

mhanafi95
Total Posts: 2
Joined: March 14, 2018

KN6000 Composer's Chord Modify Change Type

Hi There!

I'm the user of KN6000 keyboard and check all the Composer's Chord Modify Type such as Basic and In 7th G→Bb from Melody Group. Please write all the Chord Modify Type and example of note modification.

Thanks

Posted on May 23, 2018 at 10:04 AM

Rattanee

Rattanee
Total Posts: 6
Joined: May 20, 2018

Re: PR903 not starting

So following a tip I got, I reflowed all the larger chips whilst applying pressure to their top. This definitely helped, as I got the thing working perfectly, but only for about 20 minutes... then it started making noises instead of sound, then finally cr…

Posted on May 22, 2018 at 7:39 PM

RMepstead

RMepstead
Total Posts: 150
Joined: May 28, 2014

Re: KN7000 Display and Sounds issues?

Can I suggest you list/explain the display and sound issues that you have.

Posted on May 22, 2018 at 5:09 PM

Rattanee

Rattanee
Total Posts: 6
Joined: May 20, 2018

Re: PR903 not starting

Thanks for the info, though I don't think there's a fault like that here, it came from a warm home, so luckily there's no corrosion whatsoever on the connectors, and even the backup cap has been replaced at one point, the previous owner clearly cared for …

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 9:47 PM

jd5live

jd5live
Total Posts: 270
Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: PR903 not starting

Hi, and thanks for keeping us up to date with your project. I admire your determination in finding and correcting the faults. I think it is more than a little challenging, one fault I have come across Is the connectors that have plug-in ribbon type connec…

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 9:26 PM

Rattanee

Rattanee
Total Posts: 6
Joined: May 20, 2018

Re: PR903 not starting

Not sure how the CPU itself is supposed to work, but it was not even outputting the bus-clock for the lcd driver (and I checked with a scope on the output pin of the cpu). Nevertheless, after warming up I started having erratic behavior, so went over pret…

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 5:05 PM

Rattanee

Rattanee
Total Posts: 6
Joined: May 20, 2018

Re: PR903 not starting

Just to update, yes this is indeed an SMD problem. Since it was not booting intermittently I was fairly certain I had a problem with an actual chip and not delaminating chips, but once I got the board out and flexed it lightly, It was now warm, so I notic…

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Rattanee

Rattanee
Total Posts: 6
Joined: May 20, 2018

Re: PR903 not starting

So after reading through the service manual, I actually have more questions. Though I'm a service tech, I never dealt with the CPU side of any of my Technics instruments before (okay a PX103 but patching up corroded tracks ain't anything special).

Fro…

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 10:52 AM

Rattanee

Rattanee
Total Posts: 6
Joined: May 20, 2018

PR903 not starting

Hey folks!

I got my hands on a dead SX-PR903 for chump change (shipping it cost more hehh), expecting a blown powersupply or somesuch, but it looks like I got hosed on this one. Power rails from PSU are OK, 5v, 3.3v rails all seem to check out fine eve…

Posted on May 20, 2018 at 9:28 PM

mhanafi95

mhanafi95
Total Posts: 2
Joined: March 14, 2018

KN6000 Chord Modify Change

Hello there!

I'm the user of KN6000 keyboard and check all the Composer's Chord Modify Type such as Basic and In 7th G→Bb from Melody Group. Please write all the Chord Modify Type and example of note modification.

Thanks

Posted on May 20, 2018 at 8:44 AM

yatawal

yatawal
Total Posts: 7
Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Well lamazing I learnt something new. I can mark up your picture. Green marked key is the one I want.

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 6:28 AM

yatawal

yatawal
Total Posts: 7
Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi Howard,
That's great. Counting frim the left of the keyboard, with your yellow marked key as number 1, my broken one is number 5 black key. B-Flat
Don't count the white notes. I'll send you my address to your email.

I will check how I transferre…

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 6:20 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi John I had recieve your message but I can not open my inbox message.I see 1 message

I have the the keys, but I cannot reply by the private message inbox ,send me a email( [email protected])
I will need your adress so I can send you the key,…

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 11:13 PM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi John grin
Finally everything work fine thanks to you,The sounddistortion (no more)
Like you said it was the sound level of the microphone was to high
I record some sequencers and work on the sound level and I had to but it at 15
So thanks to you …

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 3:11 AM

Bumpydog

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Joined: July 7, 2015

Re: Dave Tutt Contact Details - Tutt Technology

You have PM

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 9:50 AM

yatawal

yatawal
Total Posts: 7
Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Check the Control panel Sound menu Recording and make sure the Green check is next to the Panasonic Instrument and not the Microphone.
You can select the Microphone and disable it as well (temporarily) to be sure.
Or you can mute the microphone.
This …

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 5:41 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi John,I have done what you told me
But now I cannot record my sequencer by audio recorder like yesterday with distortion
its always the intern microphone that record
Now I am not Lucky but there is an amelioration
Thanks again John
bye
Howard

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 1:00 AM

admin

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Re: Dave Tutt

Contact details for Dave Tutt:

Tutt Technology - Repair, rebuild and modification of AV, musical, PA and hi-fi equipment including vintage, rare and unusual.

Regards,
Website Admin

Posted on May 14, 2018 at 12:34 AM

prbudd

prbudd
Total Posts: 1
Joined: November 2, 2015

KN7000 Just so under used

I bought my KN7000 a long while back, I am not proficient player as much as I have tried and rarely has the Keyboard been used. It is a crying shame that someone would like to own one and mine just sits there. It has become just an ornament in a room. So,…

Posted on May 13, 2018 at 11:42 AM

Bumpydog

Bumpydog
Total Posts: 4
Joined: July 7, 2015

Dave Tutt Contact Details - Tutt Technology

Edited by Admin. Contact details for Dave Tutt are on his website as linked below.

Posted on May 13, 2018 at 8:52 AM

yatawal

yatawal
Total Posts: 7
Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Excellent! Home straight now.
You may be able to reduce the high input level this way.

Back to the Control Panel->Sound->Recording Tab. Right click the Panasonic Instrument and select properties.
Here you should find a tab called level. Mine had th…

Posted on May 13, 2018 at 8:50 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi John I forgot to tell yoi my window is Window7pro
Bye
Howard

Posted on May 13, 2018 at 1:01 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi John Now the audio recorder is working
I convert a sequencer to mp3 and save it on desktop
When I record the sound is coming from the keyboard
When I record the yellow line (volume) its very high and if I reduce the sound from the keyboard its the s…

Posted on May 13, 2018 at 12:59 AM

yatawal

yatawal
Total Posts: 7
Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi,
The pictures show that the Audio Recorder is working fine.
You should try Control Panel --> Sound dialog.

Click on Play Back Tab and check if you have two or more Speakers. One will be your laptop/PC speaker the other should be the Panasonic Musi…

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 9:23 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Hi John I try everything you told me to do The audio recorder software record only by my intern laptop microphone
and I know that my drivers are ok
Maybe its a confeguration in the kn2600
see the attach picture
Thanks again
Howard

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 3:15 AM

Jen964

Jen964
Total Posts: 5
Joined: April 25, 2018

Re: KN1400 - broken

West midlands

Posted on May 11, 2018 at 6:30 PM

jd5live

jd5live
Total Posts: 270
Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: KN1400 - broken

Jen where in the UK are you?

Posted on May 11, 2018 at 5:50 PM

Jen964

Jen964
Total Posts: 5
Joined: April 25, 2018

KN1400 - broken

I have a KN1400 that has two broken keys, of which cannot be repaired. I’m unsure as to whether or not the keyboard would be of use to anybody who could use the parts. Advice welcome, else it will be a trip to the skip expressionless

Posted on May 11, 2018 at 1:07 PM

andrey20

andrey20
Total Posts: 1
Joined: May 10, 2018

KN7000 Display and Sounds issues?

Hello,
I bought the Kn7000 about 9 months ago from a saxophone player, a friend of 35 years. The keyboard was rarely used. The case is a $179 Pro Tec case with wheels. There are four SD cards, 8MB, 512MB, 256MB and a 2GB cards which represents my collect…

Posted on May 11, 2018 at 8:20 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Thanks Johns for you reply,
Window dont detect the usb connection ,I try the little trick but no luck..It is the intern microphone that is recording not the notes on the keyboard
Should I de install the drivers and start over again?
See the properties …

Posted on May 11, 2018 at 2:51 AM

yatawal

yatawal
Total Posts: 7
Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: Audio Recorder

Recording KN2600 with Audio Recorder

- Switch off the KN2600
- Start laptop/PC and after you logon to Windows,
connect both ends of the USB Cable.
- Switch on the KN2600
- Windows will detect the KN2600 connection and watch for the following two m…

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 6:30 PM

jd5live

jd5live
Total Posts: 270
Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: How to change the keys on the kn2600

Howard, That is fantastic news, I am so glad you did not have any problems, as I said we are looking to see if the keysets could be reproduced as by the number of requests for replacement keys either because they have broken or they have gone very yellow …

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 10:47 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Audio Recorder

Hi, I download the software audio recorder,song manager for my kn2600.The drivers was ok and the Icons on my desktop
I try to convert my sequencers to mp3 but no luck When I record its the internal microphone of my laptop that is recording
The propertie…

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 2:32 AM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 37
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: How to change the keys on the kn2600

Hi Yatawal and John ,With your help ,everything is in control

I just change all the keys (5 sets) Now the keys are whiter like the original

All the keys came from one of my friend in Pennsylvania because the one that he bought in Waterloo Ontario wa…

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 2:03 AM

yatawal

yatawal
Total Posts: 7
Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: How to change the keys on the kn2600

Hello, You can search for the Technics KN2600 Service Manual on google.
https://elektrotanya.com/technics_sx-kn2600.rar/download.html

The webpage will take a little while to load and very nearly at the bottom look for this text
"This file is downl…

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 9:52 PM

Braxton

Braxton
Total Posts: 1
Joined: May 6, 2018

Your Classical Collection

Hi,

Anyway, I've been buying so much classical the past few months. I'm not sure how large my classical collection is now, because I seem to be constantly updating my list that I posted last week or so.I would like to know three things:1. How large is …

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 6:57 AM

RMepstead

RMepstead
Total Posts: 150
Joined: May 28, 2014

Re: kn7000

You might like to try here Cheryl. Its in the UK but distributes worldwide. www.wdgreenhill.com

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 9:13 PM

01pearce

01pearce
Total Posts: 1
Joined: May 4, 2018

Service Manual for Technics SX-U90

I am seeking out a service manual for a Technics U90 series organ. I had a power supply problem and got a tech to have a llok at it & he removed the whole power supply unit. and never brought it back despite several attempts to contact him. I have sinc…

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 8:23 AM

TerryThin

TerryThin
Total Posts: 5
Joined: November 10, 2016

Re: KN7000 main board

Many thanks Davetutt. I trust the above reply is in relation to Terrythin 'NO SOUND' problem above?

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 6:17 AM

cheryl

cheryl
Total Posts: 14
Joined: November 14, 2014

kn7000

Im looking for a music book holder that fits the sx-KN7000

Posted on May 4, 2018 at 10:31 PM

davetutt

davetutt
Total Posts: 152
Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: KN7000 main board

This is an issue I have written about here before. The power supply and amplifier board needs a rebuild, and I advise that the two 15 volt regulators and the transistor for the 5 volt regulator at least be moved to a heatsink mounted over the rear panel s…

Posted on May 4, 2018 at 7:39 AM

TerryThin

TerryThin
Total Posts: 5
Joined: November 10, 2016

Re: KN7000 main board

Can anyone help? I have a problem with my KN7000. When switched on the sound works for about 10 to 15 seconds, then crackles and goes off completely. No sound from internal speakers, earphones nor external outputs. All other functions appear to be on. …

Posted on May 4, 2018 at 5:48 AM

jd5live

jd5live
Total Posts: 270
Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: Broken keys

Hi, sorry for the delay in reply. To answer your question no I don't have a business, I am now retired but was a Technics dealer back in the 1990's and have worked in the music trade for many years and I am also an engineer working in the service industri…

Posted on May 1, 2018 at 12:47 PM

jd5live

jd5live
Total Posts: 270
Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: Newbie to kn range

Hi and welcome to the site, I hope you will find some useful tips and tricks. Are you looking to use the KN1500 for recording and midi ?. I noted you were thinking of retrobrighting the keys a couple of things to be aware of. Firstly the keys for the 1500…

Posted on April 29, 2018 at 11:50 PM

simondhopkins

simondhopkins
Total Posts: 1
Joined: April 28, 2018

Newbie to kn range

Hi there.

I have become the owner of a kn1500, and i know its an old board by todays standards, but using it alongside my yamaha psr-s900 I am finding that some of the sounds on kn1500 sound better, tubular bells for example. Even tryos ones sound rubb…

Posted on April 29, 2018 at 8:37 PM

L.Garrett

L.Garrett
Total Posts: 1
Joined: April 25, 2018

Marvin, You may be unable to res

Marvin, You may be unable to reset properly because,you are holding down the wrong buttons.
Turn off the keyboard. Hold down -60s/70s ..Modern Dance and Soul& R&B Switch on the keyboard while holding the buttons down.You will get a message on the blank s…

Posted on April 29, 2018 at 6:18 PM

Patrick9

Patrick9
Total Posts: 1
Joined: April 27, 2018

px5 midi driver for mac?

Hi, I'm trying to use a technics px5 digital piano as a midi controller for garageband with a 2012 macbook pro running os x 10.11.6 El Capitan.
Can anyone point me to a mac midi driver that will make it work?

Posted on April 29, 2018 at 5:37 PM

Jen964

Jen964
Total Posts: 5
Joined: April 25, 2018

Re: Broken keys

So do you have a business or do you work from home? I've attached photos of my keyboard.

Posted on April 26, 2018 at 9:30 AM

jd5live

jd5live
Total Posts: 270
Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: Broken keys

Hi, as I said where in England are you, I am based in the West Midlands. How much of the broken key have you got? and could you send me a picture as that will give me an idea as to how easy or not the repair will be, I have repaired a couple of keys with …

Posted on April 26, 2018 at 12:32 AM

Jen964

Jen964
Total Posts: 5
Joined: April 25, 2018

Re: Broken keys

Thank you for your reply. Disappointed to hear the news though. I only have one of the keys which has snapped. If only there was an easy way to fix it as there’s nothing else wrong with it al all.

Posted on April 25, 2018 at 5:36 PM