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jd5live

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Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: SD Audio PC Writing Kit

Dan , the writing kit was created back in 2002 which means it was originally designed to work with Windows2000 up to XP, it will not work on Mac's. SD Jukebox may not work on dual/multi core processors. I am tied up tomorrow but will send you more details…

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 11:17 PM

danjslick

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Total Posts: 5
Joined: August 28, 2016

Re: SD Audio PC Writing Kit

Thanks for the response John. Do you happen to know with what windows version the writing kit is compatible? Also, I am unfamiliar with the SD explorer you mentioned. Is it on this site? Can you download MP3 or MP4 files? I need some education on the…

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 4:30 PM

jd5live

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Re: SD Audio PC Writing Kit

Hi Dan, The SD writing kit is now getting rare however there are a few that come up on Ebay UK , there is one on at the moment for £20-00 with 7 hours to go. I will contact Mike to see if he has a copy left for sale, I must admit I use SD Explorer details…

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 12:37 PM

danjslick

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SD Audio PC Writing Kit

Does anyone have a SD Audio PC Writing Kit for sale? Also, do you know what versions or windows it takes to run the software?

Thanks so much for your responses.

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 2:49 AM

butch500200

butch500200
Total Posts: 2
Joined: August 1, 2018

Re: Selling used KN7000

For people interested in buying the keyboard, the private messaging system on this website doesn't work for me. It says I have messages in my inbox, but I can't see any and when I click on my inbox it says it's empty. I can still see what people send me i…

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 11:27 PM

OdlaW

OdlaW
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TECHNICS SX G5

Hi,

I have a TECHNICS SX G5 Organ. It turns on but no sound is coming out. My father is really good with circuit boards and fixing them. However we need a schematic diagram. Or a technical diagram for the Organ. Is there a way that I can find this any…

Posted on August 16, 2018 at 3:42 PM

danjslick

danjslick
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Joined: August 28, 2016

Re: Selling used KN7000

Butch,

I would like to talk with you about buying this keyboard. My email is [email protected]. Please contact me ASAP. Thanks

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 5:49 PM

birdman

birdman
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Fitting Emulator

As anyone got the instructions for fitting gotek emulator to GA3,thank you.

Posted on August 14, 2018 at 11:17 AM

sky5031

sky5031
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Joined: November 4, 2015

kn7000 obsoleted display

Heres a replacement for the display used in my kn7000 that was obsoleted factory part number from technics: item number in the parts list #57 and their part number
GSLG025AA, this display is a Sharp display pn-lm8m64r which means it comes with the touch…

Posted on August 14, 2018 at 12:19 AM

yatawal

yatawal
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Joined: August 20, 2014

Re: Trouble with midi and USB connection to kn2600

Apart from the direct upload/download of SMF/Technics to the KN, I have managed to connect the USB and MIDI to a PC. If you can explain what you want to achieve I might be able to help. For instance I connected a Yamaha DD-55 Drum kit via MIDI to the KN …

Posted on August 13, 2018 at 11:09 AM

davetutt

davetutt
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Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: KN5000 WANTED LCD SCREEN

Since the LCD is likely to be good unless it is bleeding between characters the chances are that any LCD in these keyboards is liable to be a problem due to drive issues or back-light issues rather than the LCD itself. The back-light is of course a small …

Posted on August 11, 2018 at 7:42 PM

jd5live

jd5live
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Re: KN5000 WANTED LCD SCREEN

Hi, Thanks for the details about the screens, for your reference Matsushita is the name of the parent company of Technics/Panasonic, however as you have shown these companies often out source parts from other manufacturing companies, the Disk drive units …

Posted on August 11, 2018 at 1:10 AM

sky5031

sky5031
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Joined: November 4, 2015

Re: KN5000 WANTED LCD SCREEN

Okay guys I'm a electronic design engineer, a keyboardist and have gone through the same problems with the display crash,, bleedout, wasout loss on contrast ect, and even the service manual was little or no help. Iy turns out that technics used two compan…

Posted on August 11, 2018 at 12:08 AM

sky5031

sky5031
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Joined: November 4, 2015

replacement keys for kn5000,kn6000,kn6500 and kn7000

I know many of you that have had the keys broken ,damaged or just snapped off while moving your keyboard happen. I had that happen twice while loaning my
kn5000 and once on the kn6500 to my church where I go, no suggestions from Technics for replacement …

Posted on August 5, 2018 at 5:13 PM

butch500200

butch500200
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Joined: August 1, 2018

Selling used KN7000

Selling a used KN7000 I inherited from my grandpa. It's in great condition, and I also believe it has all four expansion boards. Looking to sell it to people in the US only.

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 6:12 PM

davetutt

davetutt
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Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: SX PX73 C,E,G# keys can only be played once

I can only suggest that it needs the key frame stripped and checked. It could be that there has been past corrosion of the printed circuit board which has cut a track. All pianos have different effects when these parts start to go wrong. Some only do erro…

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 12:35 PM

Eunicethelion

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Joined: July 18, 2018

Re: SX PX73 C,E,G# keys can only be played once

Thanks for the response!

It looks clean right of the bat but we've cleaned the contact board anyways. The demo works fine. Every 4th key(C,E,G#) is still broken though and can only be pressed once (loud sound and long sustain)

Posted on July 27, 2018 at 12:17 PM

jd5live

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Re: Technics GA3 organ sounds missing

Glad to be of use, The full reset is really only to be used in situation like you found yourself in and often resolves problems that a "Performance" reset from the initial menu does not do. It in effect gives you a clean slate to start over, and does away…

Posted on July 25, 2018 at 1:38 PM

Silverfox

Silverfox
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Re: Technics GA3 organ sounds missing

jD5live

I'm indebted to you Sir. I did as you suggested, the organ re-initialised and once again all is good in my world. The voices have all returned whether selected from the one stop organ or as I was using registrations from a floppy disc.

Kin…

Posted on July 25, 2018 at 8:59 AM

Stevehdj

Stevehdj
Total Posts: 12
Joined: October 26, 2014

Trouble with midi and USB connection to kn2600

Hi having trouble getting signal transmission with either standard midi or USB interface. I am using Midiox to troubleshoot and the program sees both the std midi interface or the direct USB connection but I cannot get any signals to transmit to or from…

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 3:54 PM

jd5live

jd5live
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Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: Technics GA3 organ sounds missing

Hi, your GA1 does not have separate voice cards the instrument uses a digital voice processor system. the area I would first check is to do a Factory reset
To do factory reset :- Hold the first 3 left buttons of the Rhythm Group then Power Up. the screen…

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 5:34 PM

jd5live

jd5live
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Re: Any thoughts please?

This site only covers Musical instruments and not Hi-Fi or pro audio products.
Thank You. Admin.

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 3:11 PM

spadekevin

spadekevin
Total Posts: 4
Joined: June 21, 2018

Any ideas on what the problem might be?

Hello,

I've had a Technics SX-P26 for (I think) about the last 8 years.

It's been fine until last week when all of the c and e keys stopped playing - all other keys are fine.Any ideas on what the problem might be?

I suppose I am wondering whether…

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 2:31 PM

spadekevin

spadekevin
Total Posts: 4
Joined: June 21, 2018

Any ideas on what the problem might be?

Hello,

I've had a Technics SX-P26 for (I think) about the last 8 years.

It's been fine until last week when all of the c and e keys stopped playing - all other keys are fine.Any ideas on what the problem might be?

I suppose I am wondering whether…

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 2:28 PM

spadekevin

spadekevin
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Joined: June 21, 2018

Any thoughts please?

Hello,

I've owned a Technics SL1200 MkII for a couple of weeks now.
I've noticed sibilance in the treble across different records, most of which in good to very good conditions.

Before I conclude it's the cartridge's fault (Sonus blue - VTA 1 - cou…

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 2:22 PM

spadekevin

spadekevin
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Joined: June 21, 2018

Any ideas on what the problem might be?

Hello,

I've had a Technics SX-P26 for (I think) about the last 8 years.

It's been fine until last week when all of the c and e keys stopped playing - all other keys are fine.Any ideas on what the problem might be?

I suppose I am wondering whether…

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 2:19 PM

Silverfox

Silverfox
Total Posts: 2
Joined: January 29, 2018

Technics GA3 organ sounds missing

I've recently moved (2 lumpy removal men) a Technics GA3 from the ground floor to the first floor and have lost the organ sounds during the move.

I've retraced the route the guys took, had a look on the floor, and can't find them anywhere.

Essen…

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 12:26 PM

davetutt

davetutt
Total Posts: 160
Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: SX PX73 C,E,G# keys can only be played once

Your keyboard scanner seems to be faulty. The 73 has a dedicated ic that scans the keyboard contacts twice to determine the velocity of the key press and it uses a small memory chip as a buffer also on the same board. This is a basic chip that from what …

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 5:38 PM

davetutt

davetutt
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Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: Need help to reinitialise my KN6000+EW65NX - looking for OS 7.1

This keyboard is not like a computer but a dedicated piece of computer like hardware. It is the same as a computer without its BIOS eprom plugged in. You could not do anything without that as the BIOS is the low level part of the OS that then interfaces w…

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 5:03 PM

davetutt

davetutt
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Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: Technics KN 2000 transformer dead

The 2000 has an internal transformer and that in turn is protected by a pair of fuses on the connector board where the mains comes in. Transformers don't really fail without looking like they have been fried unless the internal thermal fuse has blown whic…

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 4:42 PM

Eunicethelion

Eunicethelion
Total Posts: 3
Joined: July 18, 2018

SX PX73 C,E,G# keys can only be played once

We own a sx px73 digital piano and all of the C,E, and G# keys can only be played once after being turned on. When they are pressed, the sound produced is loud and prolonged (like when the key is pressed continually) and then after that no sound is produc…

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 11:21 AM

davetutt

davetutt
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Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: Technics SX-EX5L Electronic Organ

I'm afraid I don't have the diagram either. Most Technics organs are not discrete technology (except those with card frames like the 55 and 66) but there maybe an interface between the transpose and the rest of the circuitry based on straight forward ttl …

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 8:47 AM

PKings

PKings
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Re: Need help to reinitialise my KN6000+EW65NX - looking for OS 7.1

OK thks by your attention and patience in your reply.
The only thing I can not accept is the fact we have a problem in a CPU and the brand can not give the data to flash a new one.
At same time avoid the user to use the floppy disk drive to pass any kin…

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 5:15 PM

jd5live

jd5live
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Joined: June 8, 2014

Re: Need help to reinitialise my KN6000+EW65NX - looking for OS 7.1

Firstly lets put a few thing straight. 1/ There is NO legal obligation for any product manufacturer to supply replace/spare parts for any item once production has stopped, this applies both in the UK and the EU. I cannot say what the law is outside these …

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 4:32 PM

Organgrinder

Organgrinder
Total Posts: 18
Joined: September 7, 2014

Re: Tracing origins of a Technics sound?

Thanks John,
Somehow I thought that you might be the first ferret on the case.
Hope you find it mate - I know it means a lot of digging to find something like this.
All the best,
Tony

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM

jd5live

jd5live
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Re: Tracing origins of a Technics sound?

Hi Tony, I think I know the sound you are talking about, I will look through the basic default memory sounds in all the KN models to start with to see if it crops up then go from there. I am on the case (The Ferret is at it !!)
Regards John.

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 12:57 PM

PKings

PKings
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Joined: July 17, 2018

Re: Need help to reinitialise my KN6000+EW65NX - looking for OS 7.1

OK ! Thks ! But let me ask you why Technics or Panasonic don't help these customers to get new EEPROMs or at least to get the data to
be burned into a new ones ?
Why force the client to get a second keyboard to dis solder the EEPROMs to do a copy of the…

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 9:29 AM

davetutt

davetutt
Total Posts: 160
Joined: January 12, 2015

Re: Need help to reinitialise my KN6000+EW65NX - looking for OS 7.1

You cannot do anything about this. It is a straight forward issue. You can only repair this situation with the technology that is out there by having another 6000 removing the eeproms, duplicating them on a eeprom duplicator and putting them back in your …

Posted on July 17, 2018 at 5:55 PM

rosi

rosi
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Re: Technics KN6000 - Blank Screen, Unboot ?

Lol, yep, that was the only affordable solution. smiling

Posted on July 17, 2018 at 5:17 PM

PKings

PKings
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Joined: July 17, 2018

Re: Technics KN6000 - Blank Screen, Unboot ?

Hi !

So the solution of this issue is to make one from 2 KN6000 keyboards changing their parts ?
Nice solution !

Posted on July 17, 2018 at 4:41 PM

PKings

PKings
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Joined: July 17, 2018

Re: actualizar firmware original kn 6000

Hola.

Usted a solucionado lo problema ?
Tengo lo mismo problema que usted con KN6000.

Posted on July 17, 2018 at 4:37 PM

PKings

PKings
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Joined: July 17, 2018

Re: Need help to reinitialise my KN6000+EW65NX - looking for OS 7.1

Hi ! I am not a expert on these issues but I always heard "go buy a more recent keyboard, or a synth " !
I have 2 Technics Keyboards. I have 3 Yamaha workstations. Never, never had such problems to upgrade or to update and I already installed several st…

Posted on July 17, 2018 at 4:35 PM

Organgrinder

Organgrinder
Total Posts: 18
Joined: September 7, 2014

Tracing origins of a Technics sound?

This is more about a sound than about my KN7000 but couldn't think of a better place to post.
I have a sound in the edited sounds section called Mellow Horn or Mellow Horns.
A brilliant brass sound which suits playing Elgar etc.
I had this sound befor…

Posted on July 17, 2018 at 11:15 AM

colintg

colintg
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Joined: February 1, 2018

Re: KN 5000

HI John ,any luck with the EP2 for the KN 5000? heres hoping you have one.I live in Watlington Oxfordshire many thanks Colin

Posted on July 15, 2018 at 2:53 PM

jd5live

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Re: KN 5000

Hi Colin, I will have to check my stock of pedals, you need a EP2 for the 5000 I may have ome I will be intouch in the next 24hrs
Regards John,

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 9:28 PM

comptron

comptron
Total Posts: 1
Joined: April 24, 2018

Technics SX-EX5L Electronic Organ

Good day, I have a problem with the Transpose selection of an SX-EX5L organ. Out of the 12 possible selections only 3 will change key. When I select the default C selection and press middle C then I get the sound of the lower F#.. When I select D# or E an…

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 3:10 PM

colintg

colintg
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Joined: February 1, 2018

KN 5000

i need an expression pedal for my KN 5000 can anybody help please ?

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 12:46 PM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
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Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: songs to styles

Hi John ,Thanks for the advise I just email a friend in US and I know he will convert my midi files
Good Ideal
Thanks again
Howard

Posted on July 6, 2018 at 2:42 AM

jd5live

jd5live
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Re: songs to styles

Hi Howard, had thought if you still have the software for KN7000 why not see if a friend will let you do the conversions on their kn7000 and save them to SD card and your KN2600 will read them.
Regards John.

Posted on July 5, 2018 at 4:27 PM

hbinfo100

hbinfo100
Total Posts: 41
Joined: June 10, 2014

Re: songs to styles

Hi John That's true the software came from
German
Well I will try to find a way to convert these
Midi files to style
Thanks again John
Appreciated
Howard

Posted on July 5, 2018 at 2:30 AM