Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 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)
Calculator Looks Like Piano Keyboard
Calculator that looks like a piano keyboard
Piano Keyboard Calculator

New in the Piano World online store (PianoSupplies.com) now.
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
78 registered (36251, anamnesis, AndrewJCW, accordeur, Albert Brighten, 17 invisible), 1379 Guests and 6 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
Topic Options
#2320060 - 08/26/14 07:25 AM Electronic piano pedal problem !!!
kobethuy Offline
Full Member

Registered: 08/12/14
Posts: 38
Hi all, I have a Casio Px700 which uses a 5 pins (straight) pedal jack. Now my sustain pedal is broken and I want to replace it. But all of the result I got online either use the 6" jack or MIDI. So my questions are:

1. My piano also have 2 6" line out (they were meant for headphones) and MIDI in/out, can I use the external pedal that way, how about MIDI ?

2. Is there any place that sells that particular pedal (the one that uses 5 pins) that I haven't come across ?

Many thanks

Top
(ad) ROLAND

Click Here

#2320252 - 08/26/14 03:12 PM Re: Electronic piano pedal problem !!! [Re: kobethuy]
Cmin Offline
Full Member

Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 268
Loc: Swabia
Hi,
the easiest would be just to check the contacts on your pedal or put on a new plug. Use a contact spray - it does wonders.

ps: It's not an 'electronic' piano. It's a digital piano. People keep confusing the two. Electronic pianos are the like of Rhodes and Wurlitzer wink
_________________________
Cheers,
Lenny

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
FP-80, synths, guitars, mics, MBP, interfaces, Voicelive 2, ableton, Pianoteq, nubert a-200

Top
#2320468 - 08/27/14 03:04 AM Re: Electronic piano pedal problem !!! [Re: Cmin]
kobethuy Offline
Full Member

Registered: 08/12/14
Posts: 38
Originally Posted By: Cmin
Hi,
the easiest would be just to check the contacts on your pedal or put on a new plug. Use a contact spray - it does wonders.

ps: It's not an 'electronic' piano. It's a digital piano. People keep confusing the two. Electronic pianos are the like of Rhodes and Wurlitzer wink


The problem lies not in the electronic side but in the mechanical side, the hinge of my sustain pedal is broken (think of it this way: it's like a door supported by a spring, whenever I press the pedal the spring pop it right up). Now with the hinge broken my only DYI fix is to rewire the sostenuto and soft pedal so either one of them will act as the sustain pedal frown

[img]https://www.facebook.com/pianovietnam/ph...8/?l=91788ccbe2[/img]


Edited by kobethuy (08/27/14 03:06 AM)

Top
#2320558 - 08/27/14 09:13 AM Re: Electronic piano pedal problem !!! [Re: kobethuy]
Morodiene Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/06/07
Posts: 13816
Loc: Boynton Beach, FL
Contact Casio and see if they have a replacement pedal unit you can buy.
_________________________
private piano/voice teacher FT



Top
(ad 800)
Yamaha CP Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP Stage Pianos Simply the Best
#2320571 - 08/27/14 09:47 AM Re: Electronic piano pedal problem !!! [Re: kobethuy]
joflah Offline
Full Member

Registered: 08/09/09
Posts: 414
Loc: St. Louis, MO, USA
If you can't get a new pedal from Casio, and if your piano uses the same pedal connector that my Casio PX120 did (also a 5-pin straight connector) you might be able to substitute a different pedal with a strong metal hinge. The instructions are here:
http://www.joflaherty.org/PianoPedal/Pedals.pdf
_________________________
Jack

Top
#2320890 - 08/27/14 11:44 PM Re: Electronic piano pedal problem !!! [Re: joflah]
kobethuy Offline
Full Member

Registered: 08/12/14
Posts: 38
Originally Posted By: joflah
If you can't get a new pedal from Casio, and if your piano uses the same pedal connector that my Casio PX120 did (also a 5-pin straight connector) you might be able to substitute a different pedal with a strong metal hinge. The instructions are here:
http://www.joflaherty.org/PianoPedal/Pedals.pdf


thank goodness you are my life saver laugh

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
Piano Summit 2017 - Join Us!
along with Chick Corea, Jonathan Cain, David Rosenthal, Set Rudetsky, Ray Chew, Onree Gill ...
-------------------
Why Do YOU Play the Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Pianist Magazine
Pianist Magazine - Helping you become a better player
(ad)
Defining National Piano Schools
Defining National Piano Schools
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
New Topics - Multiple Forums
I am getting older, all my pianos are sounding brighter???
by Blues beater
07/30/16 06:29 PM
Kawai MP11 - some keys sticking out a little
by Nickeldome
07/30/16 05:39 PM
Is Publishing Unfingered Scores Just Lazy or Cowardly?
by WhoDwaldi
07/30/16 02:49 PM
Debussy- Cortot Edition
by dogperson
07/30/16 12:16 PM
Recording myself.
by Jack Gately
07/30/16 10:14 AM
Forum Stats
84,468 Registered Members
44 Forums
174,230 Topics
2,544,203 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

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 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission