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Subject: Re: polaris with bad ribbon wires for sale

From: "wasteking1" <wasteking1@...>
Date: 2009-11-14

any timeline on that new switches idea ? ---maybe then i wont sell the polaris--- [but i have a guy who wants it for ALL the chips already calling me.] the thing would be really fine if i could hook up those control panels, but now there is nothing left to try to connect to-- would the part be a whole new 'stick on' touch pad with actual WIRES coming off it?

--- In, "Paul D. DeRocco" <pderocco@...> wrote:
> > From: wasteking1
> >
> > i have a polaris that was OK - not long ago ...( a familiar
> > story)- but the brittle mylar ribbon wires had seen a couple
> > episodes of repair (3 of 4 locations) and now are
> > shot--particularly the ones over the right control panel .[It
> > powers up, but most patch selection switches dont work] Probably
> > will just run under MIDI control now, but a more ambitious repair
> > needed... otherwise was not bad condition Any interest here ?
> How much do people think a set of brand new membrane switches would be
> worth? I'm thinking of having some made, but low volume production isn't
> exactly dirt cheap.
> --
> Ciao, Paul D. DeRocco
> Paul mailto:pderocco@...