Tag Archives : Roland VK-7

Putting the keys back onto the platform. The adjusting the springs takes some time.

Roland VK-7 sticky keys red glue problem – solved


About two years ago I bought a nice sounding Roland VK-7. The keyboard was in nice shape – however, it did develop (or had previously) a few flaws during the last year. The first problem (which I also informed of by the previous owner) was a random reset of the whole keyboard. After googling about similar problems other VK-7 owners had,…

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The XB-2 Main Board

Fixing Hammond XB-2


A few weeks ago Dejan and I began our work on Hammond XB-2 again. The current problem can be heard here: We tracked the problem back to the static RAMs, which was also mentioned as a solution in one of the comments on this similar youtube video. We opened the keyboard and took out the main board. As you can…

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Hammond XB-2 and Roland VK-7

Big boys … new toys: Roland VK-7 and Hammond XB-2


Last week I bought two aswesome instruments  – a Roland VK-7 and Hammond XB-2. The latter unfortunately has the MUSE chip failure. I tested it few months ago and shot this video. I still haven’t given up on it. I checked some options including the XB2-kit. The kit is however more expensive than a fully functional keyboard (and the XB-2…

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