cleaning scratchy jacks?

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cleaning scratchy jacks?

Post by dkcg » Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:34 pm

I bought an older piece of gear that was in storage for the last few years. Works great, but the jacks are a little scratchy. Any way to clean older Roland jacks? MPU-101 to be specific. OR will they just clean themselves up as I keep using it?

It works great, just a little scratchiness and weak connection once in a while.

Should I just leave it alone before I break it?
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Post by Kent » Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:08 pm

Buy some Caig DeOxit.

Spray it on a spare 1/4" jack.

Then insert 'n' pull the jack in and out of it's female counterpart about 5-7 times.

Should cure most of your ills.

Do not spray Caig (or other lesser bullshit) directly into 1/4" jack holes. That's just dumb: :doh:
Last edited by Kent on Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:45 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Babaluma

Post by Babaluma » Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:51 pm

another vote for caig deoxit!

JohnLRice

Post by JohnLRice » Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:41 pm

plus another one for Caig!

http://www.caig.com/

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Post by dkcg » Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:44 pm

Oh shit! I didn't realize I had a can at home. :D

I'll just use it for now, I think it's just a little oxidized from lack of use. the previous owner had the unit in storage and said he hadn't used it in a while, but everything should work.

Thanks gentlemen!

JohnLRice

Post by JohnLRice » Sat Jan 17, 2009 2:02 am

HEY! :mad: What is this mystery peice of gear anyways??? :mrgreen:

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Post by dkcg » Sat Jan 17, 2009 1:14 pm

JohnLRice wrote:HEY! :mad: What is this mystery peice of gear anyways??? :mrgreen:
Roland MPU-101 :)

JohnLRice

Post by JohnLRice » Sat Jan 17, 2009 1:32 pm

dkcg wrote:
JohnLRice wrote:HEY! :mad: What is this mystery peice of gear anyways??? :mrgreen:
Roland MPU-101 :)
HEY! :mad: What's up with my reading comprehension anyways???! :oops: (I can't believe I spaced over that!)

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