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Subject: RE: [Roland_Jupiters] Re: HELP

From: "Tim Wellens" <timwel@...>
Date: 2006-08-08

Thanks alot Dana (You've helped me in the past with my beloved Jupiter).
I'm lucky that the Roland factory here in Belgium is very close to me...But
I went there 2years ago because my new installed internal battery kept
breaking and they told me that the memory-block drains too much energy from
the battery..So I just load/saved my patches with computer-tape.
But now ofcourse I'm fucked as I cannot load patches anymore....
Problem is the guys at Roland told me that they WON'T DO any special
modifications to the synth,
so I don't think they will try to repair the memory-block.They just told me
the part isn't available anymore...
I will go back to Roland and beg to get it fixed...
If not,is there a memory-block still available? Sure that kind of
memory-block was used in other equipment? (I recall it was called Ziqon or
something,I'll try the net to find out)
O god I hope I can find something that used the same kind of
memory-block....Any idea's?

>Sounds like the memory block is completely damaged.
>Look for traces of damage to the circuit board.
>It may require some kludge work if the traces have become damaged from a
>leaky battery.
>If this is the case and the techs where you are cannot perform this type of
>work I would start looking for one who can.
>I have an excellent tech here where I live in Wichita KS.
>Mike Metz his info can be obtained from my site.
>-Visit Dana's Synth Site