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I need a volume pedal for a SX KN6000 Technics keyboard

I bought a Yamaha FC7 foot controller - it works, but backwards. When you push down it goes softer (or quieter) instead of louder. There must be a way to reverse the polarity? to make it go louder the more you push down?

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Reversing the two wires inside the cable will NOT reverse your problem. Believe me: I tried it with a Behringer FCV100 volume pedal (which I have the same problem with and it's probably the pedal YOU NEED as the FC7 works correctly on my keyboard).

Don't waste a good 1/4" cable on that theory.

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As there's no polarity switch on the FC7 the quick and dirty way is to cut the cable and swap the wires around.

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    Reversing the two wires in the cable will NOT reverse polarity. I tried it: Believe me.

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