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Roland Juno 106 Vintage Analog Synthesizer. One missing voice and some other issues. But this time it was not the voicechip (80017A VCF VCA) itself that failed. The voices tested ok. You can simply find this out by swapping these around. This time two bad components were responsible for the missing voice no.4.
That transistor was faulty. The transistor measured bad in circuit and after desoldering I saw that it was physically damaged too.
And one diode, that also measured bad and fell into pieces after desoldering.
Everything was just dirty and all contacts needed a professional cleaning.
Some fader contacts were damaged (misalligned).
Some faders were broken and the slider dust pads were worn out and needed replacement..
There are lethal voltage exposed in electronic devices. Unless you know what you are doing, don’t try this. If you following along, you doing so at your own risk.
I’m documenting repairs for my reference and yours.
I do synth restorations and repair with a specialty in vintage synthesizers, drum computer and other vintage gear, based in Düsseldorf, GER. Get in touch about your synth situation!