Basically, you’re going to have to face the fact that the Optigan® is inherently a very buzzy, noisy machine. Unless you want to completely replace the grounding and amplification system, your only ho
My Optigan® is making a knocking or grinding noise. What’s wrong?
Chances are, there’s a small divot cut into your idler wheel. As the wheel goes around, it makes a knocking noise every time the divot hits the drive shaft. This is fairly easy to fix. If you remove t
When I play the top most key on my Optigan®, I hear one of the chord tracks bleeding through. What’s wrong?
Crosstalk! Learn to live with it! If you don’t have the test discs, the easiest way to hear the crosstalk is by pressing the top most key on the keyboard. Crosstalk changes with the weather, basically