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hgran



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:02 pm    Post subject: THANKS KORG!!!! Reply with quote

I stumbled upon Jerry's thread here last Wednedsay, and having worn the labels off of several buttons on my year old M3, sent a email to korgsupport and guess what? THE REPLACEMENT BUTTONS ARRIVED FEDEX TODAY, LESS THAN 4 BUSINESS DAYS SINCE I REQUESTED THEM!!!!

I AM AMAZED AT THE QUALITY OF SUPPORT YOU GUYS AT KORG PROVIDE!

JUST ONE MORE REASON WHY I OWN A M1, ST-88, EX-88, M3-88 AND OASYS-88 !!!

One question though, I tried to remove the existing buttons using what looked like a piece of sticky tape, as shown in the installation pictures that came with the button, but maybe my tape isn't quite sticky enough... as it doesn't seem to be able to pull the buttons off. Any thoughts on what to use to remove the buttons? I really don't want to try to pry them off and would appreciate any assistance here...

THANKS AGAIN KORG!

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try using duct tape. Just be very very careful not to let it touch any other part of the module.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:12 am    Post subject: Any way to prevent this? Reply with quote

Hi all! Smile

I'm getting a new M3-88 really soon (actually I'm waiting for the thing to arrive the country in the next 2-3 weeks) and I was wondering, after reading on these issues with buttons wearing out, if this is still an issue with newly manufactured units? I mean, maybe Korg changed the buttons... Are the replacement buttons also prone to wearing out?

Finally, if the buttons are the same, is there any way of preventing this from happening? I read of someone putting a little piece of sticky tape over every key to protect them. Is this advisable? I wanna take the best care possible on my new unit...

Thanks in advance!
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Any way to prevent this? Reply with quote

jmexio wrote:
Hi all! Smile

I'm getting a new M3-88 really soon (actually I'm waiting for the thing to arrive the country in the next 2-3 weeks) and I was wondering, after reading on these issues with buttons wearing out, if this is still an issue with newly manufactured units? I mean, maybe Korg changed the buttons... Are the replacement buttons also prone to wearing out?

Finally, if the buttons are the same, is there any way of preventing this from happening? I read of someone putting a little piece of sticky tape over every key to protect them. Is this advisable? I wanna take the best care possible on my new unit...

Thanks in advance!


The replacement buttons ARE different. They look like they have some kind of protective coating over the printing. The original buttons are shiny whereas the replacements have more of a matte finish. I'm still gradually seeing my old buttons fade. I think I've replaced about 50% of my buttons so far.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the heads up! Hope my new 88 will have the new kind...

Cheers
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 11:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Geez, I just got my M3 a few weeks ago, do I have to deal with the characters slowly wearing off of the buttons with use over time ? Mine is brand new, what gives here. Should I cut pieces of invisible tape for them now while new to avoid wearing out the letters and numbers in the future.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

the only buttons i've had trouble with are like start and locate, small problem, not even worth ordering the replacement labels.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I may just go ahead and cut some small pieces of invisible tape on the ones which I figure will get the majority of wear over time, I'd rather do it now while brand new to extend the lifespan of the most frequently used buttons.
Thanks !
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is KORG offering replacement packs at a discounted price to registered owners? My buttons aren't wore yet but they eventually will be... I would purchase a full set of these updated buttons for a reasonable price. Has anyone experimented with putting a coating other than tape over the old style? Automotive touch up clear coat maybe?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2009 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I know the original post was regarding the USA but I found my buttons were very worn and living in Scotland I contacted Korg UK. Replacement buttons were sent free of charge and arrived 2 days later. You can't get better service than that.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

guys is this button situation still on? I need few new ones
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

is this still available? I sent my request like a week ago, and I've not heard anything back....or gotten anything in the mail.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't know if the offer is still on but I don't see why not.

Did you send the email to support@korgusa.com (if in the USA). I had to order buttons two times. The first time I got the buttons in a week. The second it took a month.

Also be sure to request only the buttons you actually need. You cannot just order an entire set. You can also include part numbers to be helpful.

If you dont hear back just send them a friendly reminder after the holiday weekend.

Here is a list of part numbers ...

Part No..............Part Name...................................Button
500620049611 X4210 KEY TOP 1 KOC-H30316-1 RESET CONTROLS
500620049612 X4210 KEY TOP 2 KOC-H30316-2 MIXER
500620049613 X4210 KEY TOP 3 KOC-H30316-3 REALTIME CONTROL
500620049614 X4210 KEY TOP 4 KOC-H30316-4 EXTERNAL
500620049615 X4210 KEY TOP 5 KOC-H30316-5 TONE ADJUST
500620049616 X4210 KEY TOP 6 KOC-H30316-6 KARMA
500620049617 X4210 KEY TOP 7 KOC-H30316-7 LATCH
500620049618 X4210 KEY TOP 8 KOC-H30316-8 MODULE CONTROL
500620049619 X4210 KEY TOP 9 KOC-H30316-9 PAD MODE
500620049620 X4210 KEY TOP10 KOC-H30316-10 CHORD ASSIGN
500620049621 X4210 KEY TOP11 KOC-H30316-11 COMBI
500620049622 X4210 KEY TOP12 KOC-H30316-12 PROG
500620049623 X4210 KEY TOP13 KOC-H30316-13 SEQ
500620049624 X4210 KEY TOP14 KOC-H30316-14 SAMPLING
500620049625 X4210 KEY TOP15 KOC-H30316-15 GLOBAL
500620049626 X4210 KEY TOP16 KOC-H30316-16 MEDIA
500620049627 X4210 KEY TOP17 KOC-H30316-17 X-Y MODE
500620049628 X4210 KEY TOP18 KOC-H30316-18 HOLD
500620049629 X4210 KEY TOP19 KOC-H30316-19 MOTION
500620049630 X4210 KEY TOP20 KOC-H30316-20 EXIT
500620049631 X4210 KEY TOP21 KOC-H30316-21 PAGE SELECT
500620049632 X4210 KEY TOP22 KOC-H30316-22 REC
500620049633 X4210 KEY TOP23 KOC-H30316-23 COMPARE
500620049634 X4210 KEY TOP24 KOC-H30316-24 ENTER
500620049635 X4210 KEY TOP25 KOC-H30316-25 PAUSE
500620049636 X4210 KEY TOP26 KOC-H30316-26 <<REW>>
500620049638 X4210 KEY TOP28 KOC-H30316-28 LOCATE
500620049639 X4210 KEY TOP29 KOC-H30316-29 REC/WRITE
500620049640 X4210 KEY TOP30 KOC-H30316-30 TAP TEMPO
500620049641 X4210 KEY TOP31 KOC-H30316-31 1/5
500620049642 X4210 KEY TOP32 KOC-H30316-32 2/6
500620049643 X4210 KEY TOP33 KOC-H30316-33 3/7
500620049644 X4210 KEY TOP34 KOC-H30316-34 4/8
500620049645 X4210 KEY TOP35 KOC-H30316-35 I-A
500620049646 X4210 KEY TOP36 KOC-H30316-36 I-B
500620049647 X4210 KEY TOP37 KOC-H30316-37 I-C
500620049648 X4210 KEY TOP38 KOC-H30316-38 I-D
500620049649 X4210 KEY TOP39 KOC-H30316-39 I-E
500620049650 X4210 KEY TOP40 KOC-H30316-40 I-F
500620049651 X4210 KEY TOP41 KOC-H30316-41 I-G
500620049652 X4210 KEY TOP42 KOC-H30316-42 U-A
500620049653 X4210 KEY TOP43 KOC-H30316-43 U-B
500620049654 X4210 KEY TOP44 KOC-H30316-44 U-C
500620049655 X4210 KEY TOP45 KOC-H30316-45 U-D
500620049656 X4210 KEY TOP46 KOC-H30316-46 U-E
500620049657 X4210 KEY TOP47 KOC-H30316-47 U-F
500620049658 X4210 KEY TOP48 KOC-H30316-48 U-G
500620049659 X4210 KEY TOP49 KOC-H30316-49 -
500620049660 X4210 KEY TOP50 KOC-H30316-50 .
500620049661 X4210 KEY TOP51 KOC-H30316-51 0
500620049662 X4210 KEY TOP52 KOC-H30316-52 9
500620049663 X4210 KEY TOP53 KOC-H30316-53 1
500620049664 X4210 KEY TOP54 KOC-H30316-54 2
500620049665 X4210 KEY TOP55 KOC-H30316-55 3
500620049666 X4210 KEY TOP56 KOC-H30316-56 4
500620049667 X4210 KEY TOP57 KOC-H30316-57 5
500620049668 X4210 KEY TOP58 KOC-H30316-58 6
500620049669 X4210 KEY TOP59 KOC-H30316-59 7
500620049670 X4210 KEY TOP60 KOC-H30316-60 8
500620049671 X4210 KEY TOP61 KOC-H30316-61 ON/OFF
500620049672 X4210 KEY TOP62 KOC-H30316-62 START/STOP
500620049673 X4210 KEY TOP63 KOC-H30316-63 △
500646099995 4210 KEY BASE BLOCK L KOC-E20286 1
500646099996 4210 KEY BASE BLOCK R KOC-E20287 1
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 8:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You CAN order a complete set (at least in the UK). This is what I did (see previous post), the whole lot came in a couple of days free of charge.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Would they be willing to ship to the US?
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