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Korg Microkorg XL Vocoder Not Working (No Sound)

Everything else on the synth is working properly. Just when I set it to the vocoder it goes silent. It does not appear to be damaged at all.

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Check the mic and connections all through its input into the unit. I would check the cartridge of the mic for continuity for the reason that (I think but not 100% sure) on this model, I think there has to be sound at the mic or it does go silent in vocode mode. This is how it digitizes the mic and keys together. The played keys cannot put onto pitch the sound it is NOT picking up at the mic. I think there is a problem with the mic.

Posted on Mar 16, 2014

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SOURCE: no sound

1. plug in some headphones into the jack.
2. connect to an amplifier or external source.
3. connect midi to a midi-compatible device and determine if device receives signal by pressing keys

If #1 or #2 passes, your speakers are bad.

If #1 & #2 fail, but #3 passes, your setting are set so that there is no sound, but the keybourd still recognizes input.

If all three fail, the keys do not send a signal at all, you should replace the keyboard.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Burnt ic chip on Korg microKorg pcb.

Hi Mate, I have the exact same problem, casued by wrong adaptor being connected by accident, did you manage to find what the code is on the IC5 chip ?, I can see NSV, but there is another letter or number before it but cant make it out as that where its burnt.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: when i am playing around

There are many possibilities. One is static discharge... those nasty little sparks when we walk across the rug and get zapped... or we scoot a little in our chair... one''s that you can;t even feel can send electronics into a tailspin.

Another is a possible overheating someplace in the unit. However if it comes back immediately when restarting this is usually not temperature.

Your description of the problem MIGHT indicate a problem with the D-A or digital to analog convertor chip... if so it will require servicing, probably at the factory or having a board swap by a service agent.

Posted on Jan 18, 2011

Oz Caesar

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SOURCE: I have a Korg Microkorg

same problem,
I tried spraying it with an electronic cleaner inside out, it's no use.

The solution that worked for me was taking out the Left PL line and reconnecting a couple of times. =]

this action works will work perfecting until the next time you unplug the PL.

Posted on Jul 17, 2013

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