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I have a Roland FP-8 that I used for performances. I have noticed some static in the past couple of weeks in the sound. Now it doesn't play at all. The display lights up normal, and the buttons work and light up, but no sound from any function. I even tried a 'reset' of it and that doesn't help. Occasionally the sounds come back, then go again.

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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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SOURCE: I have a Roland FP-8 that I used for performances.

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.

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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