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Akai mpk broken conector

Hello, the mini usb conector of my akai mpk mini broke, the warranty is out and i want to change it by myself. Anybody have the diagram? I found the diagram of the pins in the usb female conector, but i dont find anything about the controller in the internet. (Excuse my for my bad english, is not my first language) Thank you.

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This video shows you how to repair the Akai MPK Mini USB connector without doing microsurgerty on the connector.

Even after you repair the USB connector it may break again. Once it breaks, many time it rips traces from the board. It's difficult to solder a new USB connector if you're not very experienced soldering small SMD componenst.

I repair these both ways. The cable version lasts longer and is more reliable. The connector version keeps it original.

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Its a lot simplifier than that really.. all you need to do is unsolder the old one and re-solder the new one.. The pins and connectors are standard.

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    mandragotrax Dec 30, 2012

    Yes i know, but the problem is with the controller. A little bit of the circuits where the connector is are broken too, because of that i have to change some connections for small pieces of cable. I know the standard on the connector, but i dont know where to connect it to the diferent circuits on the akai. This is the reason why i ask for a diagram of the controller

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    mandragotrax Dec 30, 2012

    Thank you very much for your help, and excuse me for my bad english

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Dec 30, 2012

    sorry i took a bit to respond, I checked for the schemetic online and there is non,, you will need to requiest it from akai,, you can try bridgeing the broken circuit using solder.. Its what i do to fix broken circuit boards.

  • mandragotrax
    mandragotrax Dec 31, 2012

    Thank you, i'm waiting the akai's response



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