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Akai VX90 needs help
Old 11th November 2016
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Akai VX90 needs help

Hi all, I have an Akai VX-90 which has been acting a bit funny, not tuning, voices not behaving as expected. I have a couple of replacement voice ICs for it, but I'm not sure it's as simple as swapping out one or two of these. My pressed-for-time local synth repair maestro doesn't want to look at it without a service manual.

I've contacted Akai to see if they can rustle up a copy of this manual but given the age of the unit I'm not holding my breath.

Does anyone have a service manual or schematic for the VX-90 they could share, please?
Old 26th November 2016
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Maybe for now you check the power supply and clean the connectors...
Old 29th November 2016
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Akai got back to me about a service manual and said "nope".

Thanks Sonate, I'll have a crack at that and let you know how I go.
Old 11th August 2018
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Smile Service manual

Oooh looky here

Akai VX90 Service Manual
Old 17th May 2019
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Hello! Ive got exactly the same problem with my akaivx90. Not always in tune AND playing totally wrong notes sometimes. Did you find a solution?
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