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When i plug in my sustain pedal instead of it sustainin when i step on the pedal it works in reverse so now when i step on the pedal it stops the sustain

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Roland requires a pedal that is normally closed, open sustains. MOST pedals work the opposite. SOME pedals you can open and rewire... but not all can be.

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My clavanova cvp-96 sustains all the time, pedal up or down. Pedals have normal mechanical action. It started intermitant but now all the time.


You could try this ( some pianos determine polarity when turned on if pedal is plugged in )

1.Remove the pedal from the keyboard. Turn on without inserting pedal. Plug in pedal whilst turned on. If it works you're done.

If it is still backwards go to step 2.

2. Remove the pedal. Plug in the pedal. Turn on. Try it. If it works you're done.

If not go to step 3.

3. Buy a genuine Yamaha product or a switchable pedal.

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The Casio Privia 410r has two pedal jacks at the back. One is the sustain pedal, the other is the soft/sus jack. Please use the other jack if you want to use sustain pedal. Only 1 of the 2 jacks can be used.


However, if you have the optional sp30a pedal which plugs UNDER the piano instead, then only can you have 3 different piano pedals.

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Buy sustain pedal made for CASIO or switable model.
Pedal for Yamaha or Roland will work in reverse on a Casio.
If you cannot return for exchange, then open up and solder a different type of micro switch.

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Fc4 sustain pedal is in "sustain" mode at all times -- it won't release the sustained notes. I tried plugging the pedal in (to a roland ep-9) before powering up and had the same problem.


Sorry, but the Yamaha pedal has the opposite sense (it is a normally open contact) than what is REQUIRED by Roland equipment. Roland requires a Normally Closed contact. Unfortunately, one is confused because the Roland jack for the sustain shorts itself to no sustain when you unplug a pedal. SOMETIMES one can open a pedal and with soldering iron change a wire to reverse the pedal sense IF the particular pedal has both contacts available.

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When I plug the pedal in and play, the music is constantly sustained without me pressing the pedal. Do i need a new pedal ? Is the problem within my Roland ? Please help ! - I use a Roland 700 GX. -The...


1.Make sure you are plugged in to DAMPER (not FC1 or FC2) 2. Check to see if the notes STOP sustaining when you PRESS the pedal. If that is the case, first try turning off the Roland with the pedal plugged in and restarting with the pedal pressed down. 3. Press the EDIT button and scroll to Damper Polarity. See if it's set to Standard or Reverse. 4. If problem persists after all that, try holding the pedal jack into the Roland at different angles and then try the same with where the cable connects to the pedal. At that point, you can either attempt to repair the pedal or get another one.
Hope this helps, Stewart

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How do you make the sustain pedal work correctly? It now works in reverse and none of the pedal options will correct the problem.


If you are not using the original pedal it means that your pedal is wired backwards. You can try disassembling the pedal or the plug on the cord and reversing the wiring of the connections to see if that helps. Example if the shield of the cable is wired to the shaft of the plug, try disconnecting the wiring to the shaft and tip and wire the shield to tip etc.

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Sustain is in reverse yamaha p-85


I have the same problem, But I have been using the same pedal since new. Infact it came with this pedal. Then suddenly it started doing this. Could I have changed soem setting by accident?

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Sustain pedal not working on my Yamaha P-90


What I figured out is that when i turn on the keyboard, if i hold down the pedal by accident, it will work in reverse. I dont know if this is what you mean. If it is, just dont touch the pedal when you turn it on. If it isn't, try to return the pedal. I dropped one, it had this problem, and they gave me a new one. Your cord for it might have been bent (?). Also, turn the keyboard on with the pedal already plugged in. It's not made to be plugged in while it's on. Hope this helps. - Matthew

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Casio 1600 sustain pedal problem


Not if its like mine, its a completecircuit vs.incomplete circuit problems.

I had the exact same problem with my Casio keyboard and a Yamaha sustain pedal I bought.

I'm not an electrical genius, but I was able to get it to work by opening it up and doing a little modification. Of course I first just tried switching the white wire with the black one but that didn't change anything at all when I tried it. It turns out the Casio wants the circuit completed to sustain, and broken for no sustain, which is the opposite of what the Yamaha pedal does.

I opened it up and mine had three three flat metal strips let's call them Top, Middle and Bottom. The Middle and Bottom ones were joined together on the right side, and the Middle and Top ones were touching on the left side when the pedal was not pressed. These seperated when the pedal was pressed, thereby breaking the circuit because the wires were on the top plate and on the joined Middle/Bottom plate.

So to flip it I:
1. Unsoldered the Bottom wire
2. Cut apart the Bottom and Middle plates on the right.
3. Bent the Middle plate on the right to touch the Top plate instead and soldered those together.
4. Soldered the Bottom wire back on.

That's it! Once I figured it out, it took only a few minutes to fix.
Good luck!
Paul

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