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#660059 - 09/25/03 08:19 PM Cricky sound...
zorro Offline
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Registered: 06/03/03
Posts: 271
Loc: Mesa, AZ
Hi all, I believe this is my first post in the digital pianos forum, so let me introduce myself.
I am 16 years old have played for 2 years and am learning Schubert's impromptu Op. 142 #2. Okay, now that that's done, here comes my problem.
I have a year-old Yamaha Clavinova CVP-201, and it's been pleasing me immensely until now.
Sometimes, when I play I hear a "cricky" sound (go ahead, say it aloud, emphasis on the R). It doesn't happen on a specific note, I think it's when I play around forte. It also happens when the volume bar is at the lowest.
Does anyone have any suggestions on what I could do for this tiny, yet irritating problem?
"I love Beethoven, especially the poems."
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#660060 - 09/26/03 12:28 PM Re: Cricky sound...
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Registered: 03/28/03
Posts: 1426
Loc: Mid Atlantic
What level do you have your volume control at? If you are only hearing the problem at forte, and your volume is a little high, it may be your speakers. Sometimes on smaller digitals, if you are playing too loud, the speaker can crackle and distort. Do you hear the problem with headphones?
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#660061 - 09/26/03 04:37 PM Re: Cricky sound...
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The volume's at medium. I'll have to check for the headphones.
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