A friend of mine who had a Z4 had a similar problem, in that his sampler worked fine but
front panel didnt. His solution was to take it back and get the panel replaced. Have you
tried a new but identical cable? (they could be tricky to find as you would have to find
the exact sort of DIN cable they use in the Akai - same sockets, wiring etc.).
Its a shame that they are OOP as there probably arent any places you could go for parts
I have a question for you however, are you using aksys on windows
7 by any chance? ive just changed to win7 from XP but cant get the z4/z8 drivers to work.
If you do know a way round this problem, I would love to hear it.
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