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Worn out switches make the buttons of your Korg X3 difficult to use.
The buttons that you use most will eventually stop responding
Only basic soldering skills are required to install new switches but you must be handy with a screwdriver.
While you're in there, it makes sense to change any dodgy switch.
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The knob blocks are no longer available but, if you're desperate, all isn't lost.
Disassemble the X3 and move the PC boards away from the front panel
(see "Full Story", above).
Get a Dremel® rotary tool with a tungsten-carbide cutter
Enlarge the hole so your
finger can reach through and operate the tactile switch.
4. Burnish the hole's edges and clean up all the metal shavings.