Often this problem can be cleared up by pressing the keys quickly and repeatedly. If this doesn’t work, you might try getting inside the thing and cleaning any gunk that may have gotten in between the
Some of the chord buttons on my Optigan® don’t work. How do I fix this?
Usually this problem can be cleared up by getting into the contact board and using a pencil eraser to “erase” all the gunk and oxidization from the contacts. This process is actually very easy- it jus
How do I dismantle my Optigan® for repairs?
The quick and dirty answer to this question is: just get in there and start unscrewing everything in sight!! While it can be a time consuming process, Optigans are not that hard to take apart and your
Why are Optigans so unreliable?
The design team for the Optigan® largely came from a toy manufacturing background, and consequently most of the engineers thought purely in mechanical terms. There were many elements of the Optigan’s