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#666298 - 07/15/04 08:25 AM Do you have a CLP 990?
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Registered: 06/12/04
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Anyone out there with the CLP 990 and have you had a problem with the foot pedals being too high off the floor? I have leanred that the foot pedals are fine on the newer CLP's 120/130/150. Just curious if this bothers anyone else. Outside of that the CLP 990 is great and it'll take me forever to learn how to use all the features. Thanks, Nan

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#666299 - 07/16/04 01:25 AM Re: Do you have a CLP 990?
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If you find the pedals too high (and if they can not be adjusted - or the piano lowered), you could always take a piece of wood and cover it with carpeting ... or simply place a few layers of carpeting in that general area for under your heel.

When I play jobs the piano is sometimes on a device with wheels (to facilitate moving) and the pedals are uncomfortably high. I usually find a table cloth, fold it several times and place that under my heel. I'm sure there are many solutions for this problem.

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#666300 - 07/16/04 09:16 AM Re: Do you have a CLP 990?
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Thanks Dave and that's what I do but it seems to me a design failure on the CLP 990 that the pedals are so high. I checked with the dealer who tells me no one else has ever mentioned this problem and it is not possible to adjust them. The current CLP models (150/170) are fine -- the foot pedals are OK. I haven't seen any mention of this on prior posts so I just wonder if it's bothered anyone else. Given the CLP 990 is a high-end digital, I am surprised that with all the excellent features, the foot pedals were not better designed.


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