Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
133 registered (anotherscott, Albunea, ando, Alexander Borro, 36251, 34 invisible), 1545 Guests and 13 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#2030338 - 02/10/13 08:58 AM pedal for FP7F (RPU-3 alternatives?)
EO3 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/01/11
Posts: 142
Hi,

At the moment I have the standart pedal that came with FP7F. I tried to buy RPU-3 but doesn't seem that it's available anywhere that ships to my location (except Thomann, where it's overpriced + delivery costs).

Are there other alternatives to RPU-3 that work well with FP7F? I could also work with 2 pedals not 3, it's better than 1 I got right now.

Thanks ! ! !

Top
(ads) Sweetwater / Roland
Yamaha Keyboards for Performance and Composition

Click Here


#2030461 - 02/10/13 12:30 PM Re: pedal for FP7F (RPU-3 alternatives?) [Re: EO3]
PianoWorksATL Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/19/09
Posts: 2927
Loc: Atlanta, GA
For one, the price of the RPU-3 went up substantially last year in the US. Old price reports are not current. It has been backordered a few times. Since there is no alternative product I know of, it would be hard to evaluate what someone believes is a competitive price.

However, one great thing about the FP-7F is it uses 3 individual pedal ports, not a proprietary plug. The alternative is to buy 1 or 2 additional pedals as necessary. At that point, the only challenge is keeping individual pedals steady on the floor. If you are industrious, you can build some type of housing. Of course, you will quickly approach the effort and cost of RPU-3.
_________________________
Sam Bennett
PianoWorks - Atlanta Piano Dealer
Bösendorfer, Estonia, Seiler, Grotrian, Weber & Hailun
Pre-Owned: Yamaha, Kawai, Steinway & other fine pianos
Full Restoration Shop
www.PianoWorks.com
www.youtube.com/PianoWorksAtlanta

Top
#2030626 - 02/10/13 04:17 PM Re: pedal for FP7F (RPU-3 alternatives?) [Re: PianoWorksATL]
EO3 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/01/11
Posts: 142
so basically if I get another "Roland DP-10 piano style Sustain Pedal" , I can use it for what I need and there's no difference in "quality" from RPU-3?

Perhaps that's even better, because while 3 pedals would be nice, 2 is better than 1 (even some acoustics only have 2).

Top
#2030729 - 02/10/13 06:48 PM Re: pedal for FP7F (RPU-3 alternatives?) [Re: EO3]
PianoWorksATL Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/19/09
Posts: 2927
Loc: Atlanta, GA
That's correct. RPU-3 is essentially 3 integrated DP-8 pedals. They are interchangeable in the pedal ports, so you are free to coordinate your own solution...like a second DP-10.
_________________________
Sam Bennett
PianoWorks - Atlanta Piano Dealer
Bösendorfer, Estonia, Seiler, Grotrian, Weber & Hailun
Pre-Owned: Yamaha, Kawai, Steinway & other fine pianos
Full Restoration Shop
www.PianoWorks.com
www.youtube.com/PianoWorksAtlanta

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
PianoDisc
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Cory Hall (BachScholar) appears to be in legal trouble!
by schubert960
07/07/15 10:05 AM
If anybody still needs studio monitors
by Cue Zephyr
07/07/15 05:59 AM
Keeping track of students' motivation
by Arghhh
07/07/15 02:56 AM
Kawai-CA 97 (SHS) headphone question
by Gatsbee13
07/07/15 12:42 AM
Themed recitals
by outo
07/07/15 12:01 AM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
79,888 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,356 Topics
2,424,790 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission