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#424944 - 08/17/16 08:57 AM Korg P a 4X is switching sounds
mlorenz Offline
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Registered: 12/13/10
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Loc: Toledo, Ohio Lucas
My Korg PA4X is randomly switching sounds as I play. Is anyone experiencing a similar problem?.

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#424979 - 08/18/16 02:47 AM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: mlorenz]
Snoopy Offline
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Registered: 05/23/11
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Hi,

Never had that ( and donīt want to have it wink ).

Did you calibrate ( and from time to time ) CLEAN your screen ?

Do you use a protective film on your display ?

Dou you have some MIDI devices connected ( computer, pedal etc ) that could send program-changes ?

Do you have the EC5 or similar connected ?


Edited by Snoopy (08/18/16 02:48 AM)
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#424984 - 08/18/16 09:54 AM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: Snoopy]
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Are you playing along with a midi files?
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#425017 - 08/19/16 12:35 PM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: Snoopy]
mlorenz Offline
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Registered: 12/13/10
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Loc: Toledo, Ohio Lucas
I still have the film on my screen. That possibly could cause the issue. But when it happened, I was playing pretty hard on the keyboard and it seemed as if the pressure on the board cause the patches to switch. It doesn't happen all the time. On the last gig I played it didn't happen at all.

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#425018 - 08/19/16 12:36 PM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: bruno123]
mlorenz Offline
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Registered: 12/13/10
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Loc: Toledo, Ohio Lucas
No midi files. I was just playing live in the keyboard seem to be somewhat unstable. I do have the film still on my screen and that may have caused the issue. On the last gig I played it never switched sounds.

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#425025 - 08/19/16 02:56 PM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: mlorenz]
Fran Carango Offline
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Maybe it is a Korg feature, to make you sound better. rotfl
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#425079 - 08/21/16 04:20 AM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: mlorenz]
Snoopy Offline
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Registered: 05/23/11
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Loc: Northern Germany
Originally Posted By: mlorenz
...I do have the film still on my screen...


Hi,

thatīs the reason.

The film that is on the screen if you get the PA4X out of the box the first time is NOT for use !!!

Itīs only to prevent the screen from dust and scratches... And it may cause electro-static discharges that can cause the "sound-switching".
If you use it for a longe time grease from your finger-tips may reduce the "dis-function" a bit.

You should use a protection-film from a tablet and cut it so that it fitīs.

In germany one dealer sells them fitting for the PA4X ( I gave him the dimensions of the screen and he produced them )
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#425081 - 08/21/16 10:28 AM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: Snoopy]
Bachus Offline
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Originally Posted By: Snoopy
Originally Posted By: mlorenz
...I do have the film still on my screen...


Hi,

thatīs the reason.

The film that is on the screen if you get the PA4X out of the box the first time is NOT for use !!!

Itīs only to prevent the screen from dust and scratches... And it may cause electro-static discharges that can cause the "sound-switching".
If you use it for a longe time grease from your finger-tips may reduce the "dis-function" a bit.

You should use a protection-film from a tablet and cut it so that it fitīs.

In germany one dealer sells them fitting for the PA4X ( I gave him the dimensions of the screen and he produced them )


Precisely...

I never understand why people seem to think that they need to leave that protection film on the screen...

Its almost impossible these days to scratch a high end touchscreen.. Unless you regularly play with sand on the beach.


I even talked to someone that had the protection film on his tyros 3 after 5 years... He said he never removed it out of fear for voiding the warranty...


Edited by Bachus (08/21/16 10:29 AM)
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#425082 - 08/21/16 12:50 PM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: mlorenz]
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Gads, I left the plastic strip on the Korg also. I just now removed it. Good to know that it can cause problems. Now it's gone forever ! Thanks for the good advice Snoopy ! Lloyd

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#425570 - 09/02/16 05:39 AM Re: Korg P a 4X is switching sounds [Re: mlorenz]
mlorenz Offline
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Registered: 12/13/10
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Loc: Toledo, Ohio Lucas
I played a gig last night and the PA4x was switching sounds again after I removed the film from the screen. I'm wondering if it's sensitive to voltage drops. I need to check that out. This morning I plugged it in and everything was fine I plugged it directly into the wall at home and everything worked perfectly. I don't quite understand why it continues to switch sounds when I'm on the job.

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