There are two per key to implement sensing key velocity. Of course, one has to order it and pay for it. All the tests recommended in the previous chapter should be used constantly during the progress of the work, for the tuning will not be good otherwise. The keys are a little harder to press, but they come back up. Replacing the key is even more tricky. Close valve and turn tappet cut-away toward inside as shown in figure. Next you must remove the front panel and key box.
My piano is fixed and I have been playing it again for 2 weeks now. Next, pry up the black plastic strip anchoring the backs of the keys. Our vast full-time experience of over 35 years means we can repair your most difficult troubleshooting problems at a minimum of time and cost, without wasting time like inexperienced, part-time servicemen would do. But it is well to have an interval of a day between the second and the third tunings. There are two speakers attached to the underside of the inner cover. That would be my first move. I am too scared to see if it will work cuz I have a feeling finding parts for this thing is going to be a nightmare.
If out of specification, adjust tappet clearance by changing shim. Ask your questions-- Hey, even dumb questions :- We try to answer by the next day. This is such a stupid waste of a musical instrument! You can try blasting them out with air and then adding a few drops of lubricating oil. Camshaft housing bolt : 11 N. Digital Pianos 1 Year Parts and Labor Limited Warranty. If the damper peday is depressed when they're played, everything's okay, but of course, one can't play with the damper pedal constantly depressed.
The particle board holes were a little stripped at most locations so filled them with wood glue and hammered flush and let dry while doing the rod fix. Also have a distortion sound in the Speakers Can that be Repaired, or would I need new speakers? Slide out the 2 pins on which the lid pivots on the left side. I have gotten to the point that I simply refuse to keep putting hundreds of dollars into a repair that will keep continue to reoccur. He will be sending me the parts tomorrow, I already had a technician who will do the repair but my technician was unable to get the parts. You can now remove the key box and front panel. You'll have to remove the broken one by pulling it horizontaly use some force, it's broken anyway.
The real fundamental tones of the lowest strings are not actually heard. Find those in your area. Turn the Power on, adjust the Volume and begin to Play! Then trace the wire ribbon emerging from the back of the key box and detach it from the motherboard - you may need to snip a plastic zip tying the ribbon to other ribbons. Okay, this sounds silly but most people who say they can solder are actually very bad at it. What happens is the cylindrical part of the membrane that holds the contact can get torn and the contact will no longer travel in a straight line to trigger the note.
A guy at Suzuki told me that the problem was the grease viscosity and the keyboards needed to be warm. Or sometimes you may find you have a small object caught under a key or two. Now I just need to hope the plastic won't swell due to the oil. Connect positive + terminal first. Next, take off the keyboard lid. Rod replacement completed and no more sticky keys! The ends of the hole for the rods were bent back in place,the ends of the keyboard were replaced, and once plugged in, the keyboard played perfectly! Bend up the retaining clips to stop the shatf from moving. Replacement Parts We stock a complete inventory of parts for all our products.
I turned and polished my steel rods and used a lithium based grease to reinstall. Other thoughts are to re drill the holes the axle slides in just a fraction bigger or reduce the diameter of the axle just a fraction. Inspect case and under panel. Individual keys may now be removed. A key can also be removed by lifting the front clear of the lip holding it, and then sliding the back portion backwards 3-4 mm - although this requires a lot of wiggling. I'm now looking for either a new key box I can purchase intact, or another piano, not a Suzuki!! Remove horizontal slider and forward gear thrust washer 3. It changes something chemically, and a few keys no longer play.
Unbelieveablely, I see someone else had the same problem. The piano action, the digitals, the wedges for damping strings, and the tuning-fork may alike be considered for the present, as accessory to, rather than as part of, the essential material. I wouldn't attempt to tune your piano by yourself. Thanks to those posting earlier tips, all were very helpful in deciding how to fix mine. If a group of notes is not playing this might have been caused by a spillage. It is well known, of course, that the pitch of a string — that is to say, its frequency of vibration — varies as the square root of its tension.
After agreeing to price, owner told me it had been fixed before and handed me the original shafts. I'm now looking for either a new key box I can purchase intact, or another piano, not a Suzuki!! Underneath the piano detach the input jack box on the left side 6 screws and detach the disk player box on the right side 6 screws. Even if a felt strip for a whole section is not used, it is advisable to have the entire temperament Octave wedged up whilst tuning it, so as not to have to disturb Unisons after they have been tuned. Sep 25, 2009 Rating Sticky keys Susuki ss-100 by: Craig I have the keyboard apart. Adjust to within specified range if gap is out of specification. Use our Exhaustive Index to find your interest: You may end up at our mirror site via this search. The simplest way of muting the strings is by using a long strip of felt to stop off the outside strings of the triples and the alternate strings of the doubles, from one end of the piano to the other, before the tuning begins.