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#702512 - 08/16/04 04:08 AM Touch sensitivity Yamaha PF500/CLP150/P250
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Registered: 06/28/04
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Loc: Rangoon, Burma
I am guessing that these all share pretty much the same action and therefore weight. I have just changed from using the medium touch setting on my PF500 to the light. Its instantly better-nicer tone, easier trills, less tendinitis and I can play for longer. I have small hands (am small in general) and a past history of computer related tendinitis.
I have played (Yamaha acoustic) for decades-intermediate level, so its not beginner learning curve. Interested in hearing where other people alter touch sensitivity and why.

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#702513 - 08/19/04 08:45 AM Re: Touch sensitivity Yamaha PF500/CLP150/P250
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The Yamaha P250, P120 and P90 all have actions with a down-weight of 74 grams at middle C. That can be considered very heavy. If you have tendonitis it could be a problem. I consider the Yamaha actions to be more stressful to play than most real acoustic Yamaha piano actions.
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