Question about Alesis 16 Bit Stereo Drum Machine System
I have an older Alesis SR-16 that must have had the battery holder removed. Does anybody know where there is a circuit board diagram available on the internet, or what type of battery holder goes in it?
What you need is 2 unlatched switches 1 for the stop start function and one for the drum fill function.
I bought mine from my local music shop for £15 ea
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
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Buy the correct adapter that matches the voltage AND current requirements of the unit. MANY universal ones do not and the original MAY have built in filter that universal does not.
You MAY also need to do a factory reset on the unit.
Posted on Oct 18, 2009
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you may well have to go via a third unit, a computer or laptop to store the data then send it back to the other machine.
Posted on May 06, 2010
SOURCE: HI , MY ALESIS RS-16.
Cut and pasted info to replace the internal memory battery:
There is a battery inside the unit which is used to retain settings and beats that you program into it. This battery should probably last about ten years or so. If your SR-16 will not remember things anymore, it may need a new battery. Alesis can replace it for you, but this may cost $50.00 or so plus the cost and trouble of shipping. Anyone who can use a soldering iron can replace the battery. To disassemble the SR-16, remove the six screws on the bottom. There is a ribbon cable that connects the top and bottom together. This should be unplugged from the bottom part (main circuit board). The pins on the connector are very fragile, so pry it up carefully with a screwdriver. Also the volume knob has to come off. To remove the circuit board, just unscrew the nuts on the six phone jacks on the back. The battery is a coin-shaped 3-volt lithium battery. The one in mine is a Panasonic BR2325. If you buy a replacment battery, you will need to get one that has PCB terminals on it so it can be soldered. I THINK this is Panasonic part number BR2325-1HB (theres lots of different types of connectors on these). You will not find this at Walmart. It will need to be ordered from an electronics supply place. Digikey has them for $2.00. I think you can get one from Alesis for 15 or 20 dollars.
Posted on Aug 07, 2010
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