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#2103474 - 06/16/13 06:40 PM Sustain on DP
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Only recently I started using the sustain pedal. I find that even a minimal pedal depression gives a muddy and long sustain. Is it just my technique that needs to become ( a lot ) better, or is there too much sustain in my CA-65 and do I need to tune it down?


Edited by StefaanBelgium (06/16/13 06:40 PM)
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#2103481 - 06/16/13 07:15 PM Re: Sustain on DP [Re: StefaanBelgium]
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Stefaan, have you perhaps adjusted (or tried adjusting) the 'Damper Pedal Depth' setting?

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#2103653 - 06/17/13 02:49 AM Re: Sustain on DP [Re: StefaanBelgium]
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No, I didn't adjust pedal settings. Are the standard settings realistic, or are they overdone?
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#2103656 - 06/17/13 03:00 AM Re: Sustain on DP [Re: StefaanBelgium]
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I believe they should be realistic. I don't recall hearing any complaints about the default values up until now.

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