Sent Thu, Aug 12th 2004, 16:25
M. L. wrote... >What do you think? Is there something messed up with the osc? Is this an >easy repair? Is there anyone who repairs these? I noticed that the only >service manual doepfer provides is in German. Lastly, if it is messed >up, is this the sort of damage that could occur whilst in shipping. you can get a manual off the doepfer website, i believe. you might want to look into the midi implementation features. i can't remember if they all reset each time you power off, but i think they may remain active. it's possible to have the 404 behave strangely if some combination of midi controlled parameters are tweaked strangely. there are 2 versions of the 404. the latest has a few more midi controllable parameters. i don't know if that would actually explain the situation you are describing, but it is certainly something to be aware of.