As most owners of Roland JD-800’s know: sooner of later the keys will stop functioning correctly. If it’s not the infamous red glue issue it’s the flexible circuit board that will break. The red glue can be an easy fix (especially if you fix it before it becomes a problem) but the flexible circuit board that runs underneath the keys is a bigger problem.Continue reading
Roland E-86 Intelligent Synthesizer
The E-86 was on my wanted list for a while. I’ve owned most of the (interesting) E-series by now so when I saw an add for a ‘well used’ E-86 I picked it up.
Roland D-70 Super LA Synthesizer (#2)
I bought another project Roland D-70 about half a year ago. I’ve fixed one a few years back and this one also has problems with the keys. I thought it would make a nice midi controller for my Roland FA-06 so I bought it.
Roland Juno-D (#2)
Recently I bought my second Juno-D. It has the exact same problem as the first one I bought (and probably any other Juno-D on the planet): only a handfull of keys work.