Question about Yamaha Music
I want to connect a roland pk 6 bass pedal board through my tyros 4 workstation midi
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I'm 90% sure the pedal is shot ... It could be the switch ... Open the thing up (If your confident) and look to see if a wire has come loose ... If no wires are loose then try another working pedal with the keyboard.
If it still won't damp then there is a problem with your keyboard and I do not suggest opening up one of those ... I used to repair sockets and keys on those for a local boys school and there are full of things that can break if not opened properly,
My suggestion is getting someone in to repair the keyboard if its that ... If its the pedal then either get a new one if you don't want the old one repaired ... Or repair it yourself (pretty easy if its the wiring ... fiddly if its the switch but only attempt if your confident and have the proper tools).
Posted on Apr 23, 2009
Have you tried the pedal straight into the amp without going thru the Roland?
Does the sustain pedal turn on with the foot pedal or is it a separte stomp switch to turn it on?
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
There are two types of damper pedal switches, on that is closed until you press it, and one that closes when your press it. It sounds like your Casio is expecting one type and your Roland pedal is the other type. A quick way to test this is to plug a guitar cable into the Casio pedal input and see if the keyboard sustains. If it does, then your Casio requires an "normally closed" switch.
Some pedals have a small switch near the cord or even on the bottom of the pedal that will reverse the switching operation (BOSS pedals, a division of Roland, have this feature). If you can find that, then change the switch position and you should be OK.
If not, and you feel like digging into your pedal, you could take the bottom off of the pedal and check out the switch itself. Many pedals use a switch that can be used either way. The clue will be on the switch itself. If there is an extra tab on the switch that is unused, then switch the wire that is furthest away from that tab to that tab. This will probably involve soldering, but it is nearly impossible to damage anything.
If moving the wire that is furthest away does not do anything, then try putting that wire back and switching the other one.
If your pedal does NOT have an extra tab, you're SOL, unless you want to buy a replacement switch (unsure of make). If this is the case, you are probably better off getting a different damper pedal - preferably one that is marketed as "universal"
Posted on Jul 02, 2009
SOURCE: Roland RD-700SX as MIDI keyboard
Theres a good article at recordingreview.com. If you join which is free you have access to a lot of great information. You can download Midiox to troubleshoot your midi connections etc. Make sure that your transmit channel on your keyboard matches up with the receive channel in your program. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009
The keyboard is LIKELY scanned as a matrix.
You have two problems:
The contacts in the Thomas will have to be totally disconnected rendering use of any of the Thomas organ unlikely.
The second problem is that the keyboard LIKELY has velocity sensing. This means TWO contacts must be used PER note. One contact "makes" first and "breaks" last. This is used for velocity sensing on synths. The Thomas foot pedals likely only have a single contact per pedal, and even if they had two, it is unlikely they sequentially close..
The matrix scanning is accomplished by sensing the connection of two crossing points on a matrix of circuit lines. USUALLY each of 12 wires tie to all of one note across the board. Then two other lines for each octave "strobe" the first make contact and then the second of those strobes the second make contact. There are two of these strobe lines for EACH octave on the board.
Remember that these lines scan at digital logic speeds so wire length and NOISE/STAIC DISCHGARGE PROTECTION is a must.
Posted on Aug 28, 2009
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