1) Prepare the box (How to install MIDI module in EHX x9 pedals)
Solder 16 wires and one component for full control
The installation takes cca 2 hours. There is no drilling, only soldering and cutting off. There are few steps of the install process: power supply, footswitch, potentiometers and program selector replacement. All steps are necessary to achieve full control of all parameters.
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Unscrew the bottom screws of your x9 pedal.
Open the bottom lid.
The x9 pedal is opened.
Unscrew all signal connectors.
Unscrew foot switch.
Take out the buttons.
Unscrew the potentiometers.
Unscrew the the programs selector.
Carefully take the board out.
The x9 board is out of the enclosure.
Push the ribbon cable with red connector through the footswitch hole first.
Push other three ribbon cables through the footswitch hole.
All cables securely fit the footswitch hole.
Peel off the top layer of the self-adhesive tape.
The second too.
Straighten the controller and the box.
Attach the controller to the box very slowly and carefully. The double-side adhesive tape is very strong!
The controller is affixed on the x9 box.
Before you solder anything, ensure that all cabes from the controller are in the x9 box.