PC88 MX - sostenuto/damper pedal

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    Hi all,

    I know I know. The keyboard is long in tooth but ever a reliable workhorse.

    Problem: I have a switch pedal (VFP2, Italian). Both sustain & sostenuto pedals have been working fine up to now.

    The sostenuto pedal (controller #66 in the manual) has no damping effect and appears to have stopped working.
    I've checked the cable connections and they're OK.

    Some guidance much appreciated.

    MikeS
     
    MIkeS, Jul 27, 2016
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    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

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    Easy enough to check out the function of a switch pedal with an ohmmeter.

    If it fails the test, the pedal is kaput and it's time to buy a new one..

    Gary ;)
     
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    Hey there, just wanted to say welcome to the forum :)
     
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    Hi there,
    OK so here we go again. Got a brand new VFP2 , pedals 1 & 2. Pedal 1,sustain, works fine.
    I need to know how to set up pedal 2 for sostenuto/soft on the keyboard. In idiot language please, which buttons, in sequence, do I press/hold/scroll/enter/store etc.

    many thanks

    MikeS
     
    MIkeS, Aug 22, 2016
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    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

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    Every assistance short of actual help. Neither of those sites ever heard of a PC88 keyboard.
    Thanks anyway.
     
    MIkeS, Aug 22, 2016
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    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

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    They are the community support boards for Kurzweil Products.

    They also generally give good support for legacy products.

    Short of contacting Kurzweil support directly I don't know what else to suggest.

    I'm definitely NOT going to slog thru and spoon feed the manual for you.

    Gary ;)
     
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