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Akai mpk broken conector

Hello, the mini usb conector of my akai mpk mini broke, the warranty is out and i want to change it by myself. Anybody have the diagram? I found the diagram of the pins in the usb female conector, but i dont find anything about the controller in the internet. (Excuse my for my bad english, is not my first language) Thank you.

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This video shows you how to repair the Akai MPK Mini USB connector without doing microsurgerty on the connector.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvhh-cWpMzI

Even after you repair the USB connector it may break again. Once it breaks, many time it rips traces from the board. It's difficult to solder a new USB connector if you're not very experienced soldering small SMD componenst.

I repair these both ways. The cable version lasts longer and is more reliable. The connector version keeps it original.

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Its a lot simplifier than that really.. all you need to do is unsolder the old one and re-solder the new one.. The pins and connectors are standard.

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    mandragotrax Dec 30, 2012

    Yes i know, but the problem is with the controller. A little bit of the circuits where the connector is are broken too, because of that i have to change some connections for small pieces of cable. I know the standard on the connector, but i dont know where to connect it to the diferent circuits on the akai. This is the reason why i ask for a diagram of the controller

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    mandragotrax Dec 30, 2012

    Thank you very much for your help, and excuse me for my bad english

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Dec 30, 2012

    sorry i took a bit to respond, I checked for the schemetic online and there is non,, you will need to requiest it from akai,, you can try bridgeing the broken circuit using solder.. Its what i do to fix broken circuit boards.

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    mandragotrax Dec 31, 2012

    Thank you, i'm waiting the akai's response

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