Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/gulbransenequinex380 sr#139952

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when we turn organ on it makes di di di sound like cranking.
i just noticed that the rca jacks are missing do you know where i
can get replacement? also wonder if this organ could be made into MUSICAL INTERFACE DIGITAL INSTRUMENT? MIDI.OR COULD BE MADE INTO A HAMMOND B3 OR LOWERY PROTIGE? IAM 79 YEARS OLD SO IF QUESTIONS
ARE STUPID JUST SAY SO.MY WIFE HAS PERFECT PITCH PLAYED SINCE 5YEARS OLD. WHO REPAIRS 380X EQUINOX.

THANKS FOR ANY INFORMATION
clarence

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Hello Clarence,  The first concern with any organ not functioning properly would be the power supply.  If the voltage outputs are incorrect or missing, nothing will likely work correctly.  

The Equinox does use a form of digital tone production.  This may or may not include MIDI in/out ports (5 pin DIN outlets).  However, this instrument, having been built in 1983, is not likely to have had these connections installed.  Having RCA jacks would not help this issue.    

Because the various instruments you mention have very different technologies, unless they do have the built-in MIDI interface (MIDI stands for Music Instrument Digital Interface) that would allow them to "talk" to each other, interfacing would be either very expensive, impractical or nearly impossible.

Bottom line...if you are not happy with the Equinox, then it would be better to find another instrument that better fits your musical needs.

I suggest going to http://mitatechs.org/service-locator to find a technician.  Make certain you ask any tech you find if they are familiar with the Gulbransen technology before engaging their services.  

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