How I Repaired the Slider On My Korg

Korg Slider Fell OffAs you may know, I have a Korg microKONTROL. The other night I was practicing my live electronic skills when all of a sudden my slider came off in my fingers… 🙁 I contacted Korg support, and they said the piece that holds it in was broken, and I would need to take it to a service center. I looked up the nearest service center, and found out that he was behind on work a month. The part is only like $7 plus labor. Then he let me in on a little known secret. If you’re really careful you can actually just use superglue to reattach the slider. I was thinking about doing something like that, although I didn’t want to mess anything up. Anyway, today I used some superglue on it, and it seems to be holding up well so far. GO SUPERGLUE!!! 🙂

I must say I was really distraught for a couple days there. It’s really sad to finally figure out how to use your midi controller, and then have something like that happen. I love my Korg though. We’ve been through a lot together, and it’s always been there for me like a best friend.  I had this microKONTROL for like 5 years without any problems whatsoever.

Now you know the secret to fixing your sliders that Korg doesn’t want you to know…lol

P.S.  A little update…  This didn’t hold for very long.  It worked for a temporary fix, although I still need to get it fixed the right way.

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Founder, Producer & Performer at Intuitive Beats
Antandra is the moniker of music producer and performer, Jacob Louis. His sound can best be described as bass infused rhythms with suspenseful atmospherics and etheric melodies. He has releases featured on Jumpsuit Records, LostinSound, Mycelium Music and Pure Perception Records, and has performed his original music at Kinnection Campout, CoSM, Burning Man, Unitus, T.O.U.C.H. Samadhi Equinox and many more! He has shared the stage with numerous world class artists including the likes of Desert Dwellers, Sixis, Ott, Kalya Scintilla, AtYyA and Globular.
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