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Hello to all

Newbie here.

I found a casio ctk411 synth and wanted to know if I can circuitbend it.

Why I'm not attacking it right away is because this one has a MIDI in/out and I'm controlling it with external MIDI controller.

I am actually a little bit affraid, because I haven't seen anybody on the internet circuitbending this model.

A lot of circuitbended casio ctk330, but that one doesn't have the MIDI connections.

So what do you think, should I ?


Thank you for your answers

Last edited by geronimoy (Mar 7, 2018 6:20 pm)

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IL, US - also known as d_strct

having MIDI I/O doesn't really make bending any more or less risky than any similar device. i mean just look how many bent drum machines are around

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Alive and well in fucksville

do it. but be fucking careful.

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Ok, thanx for the encouragement.

I found this service manual for that synth : https://www.manualslib.com/manual/69459 … k-411.html

Maybe someone could tell me in which regions I should not put the wires and try the connections?

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oklahoma

Don't go from the power supply to anywhere else. You could try grounding the Rom pins. Stuff between cpu and Rom... Kiss it goodbye and cross your fingers...

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Alive and well in fucksville

Use a 10k resistor to touch different legs of the rom ic while it is running on BATTERY power only. or a small switching diode. This is how to find good glitches. I bent a yamaha djx2b, and somehow one of the switches I wired up did a logic scramble on it so it would pick random samples when it was playing a rhythm from another keyboard. It melted.

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