Question about Roland Boss BR 900cd Digital Recorder BR 900

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Enter buttion not working

I have been using this recorder for many months with good results. Last week I noticed that the I had to hit the enter button several times in order to get it to work. A few days later it was working fine again. Then it seemed that I had to wait longer than usual before recordings or edits were processed and I could proceed. Then the enter button just quit working. Everything else seems to work fine. I can record, play back, change virtual tracks and go through all the menu options until I have to hit the enter button and then I can't go any further. I would really appreciate some help, because I use this machine a lot.

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Hello, that seems to be a bad contact on the enter button, the solution is to take a part the key and clean it, otherwise you need to replace the under key switch.
Thanks

Posted on Nov 22, 2013

Testimonial: "Thanks, that is pretty much what I thought. I tried getting to the switch, but it looks like I have to take more of the machine apart than I am comfortable doing myself. Do you have any experience with this particular machine as to an easy way to expose the key for cleaning?"

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you have some internal components bad audio output IC, capacitors, driver transistors etc. your doing nothing wrong.

maybe just don't leave it on if your not playing it. Heat kills Electronics.

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your sound process digitaliser has burned out the crackling should have warned you as to the fault and had it replaced (fixed) right away this is a simple repair but does need to be done by an electronics tech

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Most PROBABLE is the output jack either has been broken (common due to mishandling and accidents with cables such as stepping on the plug while plugged into the pedal) or the soldering of the jack in the pedal has broken loose. Less common is a circuit board crack in the vicinity of the jack. Open pedal and inspect for the above suggestions.

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Make sure you use Alkaline battery and NOT rechargeable type... the rechargeable battery will NOT work in the pedals (their voltage is lower even though they are labeled as 9 volt replacement).

Other internal problems can be due to cracked circuit board or broken solder joints. These are very common as people step on the cables when plugged in. This breaks the connection inside. A fuzzy sound often occurs when one of the contacts is marginal due to bad solder at the jack terminals.

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I assume you have tried formatting the card in the BR900... sometimes formatting in the PC's doesn't work. read at this web page:

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Try unplugging the keyboard. Then.
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