PDX-2000 MIDI MOD

PDX-2000 MIDI MOD
PDX-2000 MIDI MOD
I´m not be responsible in any way if you damage your turntable
during the installation!
This mod will void your warranty.
This mod requires some knowhow about soldering.
If you have no experience with soldering and electronics please ask
someone who does to do the mod.
Contact me at [email protected] with any questions.
All PCBs have been tested before shipping.
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1. Remove the ultrapitch fader knob.
2. Flip over your turntable. If you don’t
have anything good to support it with
use beer-cans at the corners.
Remove the 15 screws and pull away
the baseplate.
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3. Disconnect all cables going to the
pitch-PCB.
Remove the screws and remove the
PCB.
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4. Here comes the tricky part. Use the
included desoldering braid and remove
the solder on the points markerd in
the picture.(See here how to use:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Acb
ezX8TrOU).
If you have a desoldering pump use
that. Its much easier.(Go buy one. Its a
good investment.)
If you can´t get it free. Heat up the
points and pull gently until you can
remove the fader.
Remove the slidefader.
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5. Position your fader as shown in the
picture and carefully bend the two legs
forward.
Solder the wires as shown in the
pictures. Use the included shrink tube
on the fader pins.
Put the fader back and resolder it to
the pitch-PCB.
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6. Solder the green,blue and black
wires as shown in the picture.
The red wire is for the next step.
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7. Solder the red cable to the positive
connector on the lamp socket(where
the brown cable already is).
Make sure you don’t short it to
ground.
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8. Mount the Mod-PCB on top as
shown in the image. Use the included
screws and plastic washers.
9.1. Connect the cables to the modPCB.
(The 3 connectors with the 6 cables
you just soldered in)
9.1
9.2. Connect the switch-cable to the
upper row pins on the mod-PCB.
9.3. Connect the MIDI cable to the
mod-PCB.
Look at the picture on the next page
so you get the cables in the right
order. You can damage the Mod-PCB
if you put them in the wrong order.
9.2
9.3
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Connection diagram.
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10. All that is left to do is to install the
switch and the midi connector
somewhere. You can put them where
you want but the cable lengths are
made for installation on the backplate.
Midi connector drill hole is 16mm.
Switch drill hole is 6 mm.
Quartz lock must be off for the mod
to work.
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