Any Roland JX-8P users here???

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Any Roland JX-8P users here???

Postby onemoretime » 09:23, 28 December 2009

Hi friends!
I have a roland JX-8p synth that I really like. It is capable of some great sounds if you know what you are doing with it. However it has one dead voice chip. How do I go about identifing which voice chip this is out of the 6 and where can I find replacements? Is it the same chip used in juno 106?
I have fixed a juno 106 before so maybe I can restore this synthi too coz I really like the sounds I am getting editing it with sounddriver.
But I looked around the net and there is not much info so any help will be appriciated. Thanks!
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Re: Any Roland JX-8P users here???

Postby DOM! » 19:01, 11 January 2010


I love my JX-8p but it hasn't had any of the issues you describe so I have not bothered into looking at the architecture. Sorry no help here but I am a user of the JX

I am in the process of refurbing 3 chips out of my 106 though..

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Re: Any Roland JX-8P users here???

Postby husband43 » 09:36, 26 January 2013

Well I've just got my hands on one so yes :)
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Re: Any Roland JX-8P users here???

Postby raymond » 04:49, 3 December 2015

I have an 8P too, but no probs here.
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Re: Any Roland JX-8P users here???

Postby bennyseven » 08:41, 13 December 2015

yes, have one since yesterday...!

Do you consider to selfttest the JX? Do you have the service manual (search internet)?

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Re: Any Roland JX-8P users here???

Postby scottrod » 01:01, 16 August 2016

New owner, love it. Got the aftertouch working 100%. Would also advise people to do the filter resonance calibration, made a world of difference on both my JX-10 and JX-8P.

It does sound a bit different than the JX-10 or MKS-70 (I have both) even when loading the same patches.
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