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Roland Juno-6 Repairs

A while back at Music Go Round I saw something propped up in the corner behind the counter. It was a Roland Juno-6 in what looked to be good shape with just a broken ARP mode select switch and a key with a broken end. They just got it in and didn't want to fix it so they were selling it as it really cheap. Like really really cheap. So I bought it instantly and went home and found a key and switch on ebay for about $10 each. Replacing the key was a fairly simple, but the switch was a little more involved.



Roland Juno-6 key replacement

1. Remove the two upper screws on the left and right side of the wooden side panels.

2. Remove the screws on the bottom of the synth that attach the keys to the frame. There will be two rows of screws aligned with the front and back of the keys.

3. Gently flip up the metal control panel lid.


4. Remove the spring attached to the top rear of the key you want to replace.


5. Lift up the keys gently. I did not remove the cable bundle coming from them. I jus…