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The cable assigned to my roland TD 4 mesh snare is not registering. I thought it a cable problem so a replacement was shipped however still the same prblem. I have ensured the settings are right so I'm thinking its the module. When I use the extra 3rd crash cable it works so it's not the snare. Any other possibilities?

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You may have a bad solder joint where the jack for the snare trigger input is soldered to the circuit board. You will have to open the case and have a look. Make a note of how many screws and where they go etc. If you have a digital camera, take pictures as you go. We have a TD3 and it has two circuit boards one on top of the other.

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