DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by Cringey » Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:35 pm

Rara wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:44 am
has anyone thought of 3d printing slightly extended buttons like the above photos to slightly protrude through the membrane and print
out a new overlay with holes cut to suit? seems like an easy and cheaper alternative to have a new membrane made, nor more splitting
membrane. you'd sort of have dx7II style buttons then. I wish I still had my dx7_1 I'd do it. :-)
Ever since 3d printers became available I have wanted to do that to my cz1000.

Rara 0-)

I was wondering if someone somehow modded a mk1 with mk2 buttons ever or if something similar was possible.

(I still haven't attempted my fix yet, a 32 chan mixer that I'm cleaning up is filling my work bench, lol.)
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by Rara » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:49 am

basically the same as what you see on a TX7. :-)

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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by Cringey » Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:22 am

Horror of horrors.
As I took (carefully) apart the button board button 32 membrane fell off and crumbled apart into 4 pieces. Only one piece remained on the buttom itself. Sigh.
Has anyone made replacement stickers or something to cover holes?

Sigh again.
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by Kropjesla » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:07 pm

Saul wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:26 pm
It must be doable.

Take a look at this custom DX7. If the guy is able to do this then surely there IS a way we can replace the panel ourselves?

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I have been googling the net for over an hour, but can't find anything about this customization.
I would be interested to contact the guy who did this.

Has anyone got a link?
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by FailedMuso » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:27 am

Kropjesla wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:07 pm
Saul wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:26 pm
It must be doable.

Take a look at this custom DX7. If the guy is able to do this then surely there IS a way we can replace the panel ourselves?

Screen Shot 2018-03-05 at 19.22.05.png

Screen Shot 2018-03-05 at 19.22.47.png

Screen Shot 2018-03-05 at 19.22.33.png
I have been googling the net for over an hour, but can't find anything about this customization.
I would be interested to contact the guy who did this.

Has anyone got a link?
The gentleman that did this customisation no longer operates and has retired, I'm afraid.
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by Kropjesla » Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:13 am

The gentleman that did this customisation no longer operates and has retired, I'm afraid.
I see, but who knows he is willing to provide some info
for example where he ordered the sheet to be printed.

anyway, maybe there are others out there...

I know Syntaur once did a vinyl wrap for a juno 106
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by FailedMuso » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:13 am

Kropjesla wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:13 am

I see, but who knows he is willing to provide some info
for example where he ordered the sheet to be printed.

anyway, maybe there are others out there...

I know Syntaur once did a vinyl wrap for a juno 106
You can try reaching out to Jeff here...

https://www.facebook.com/custom.synth/
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by Kropjesla » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:10 pm

thanx I'll post him a PM
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by grantb5 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:20 pm

Interesting discovery. If you reduce the zoom on the facebook web page in your browser (Ctrl -), the facebook sign in banner no longer cover the whole page and you can click behind it. Anyway I wonder if he is on hiatus:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/customsynth
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Re: DX7 mk1 Membrane replacement

Unread post by FailedMuso » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:42 pm

grantb5 wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:20 pm
Interesting discovery. If you reduce the zoom on the facebook web page in your browser (Ctrl -), the facebook sign in banner no longer cover the whole page and you can click behind it. Anyway I wonder if he is on hiatus:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/customsynth
No, he stopped his synth customisation business and now purely focuses on t-shirts.
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