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#2040802 - 02/28/13 02:01 PM Casio PX150, new clicking noise on one key :(
Radian Offline
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Registered: 02/08/13
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Loc: Springfield, OR
I've had my Casio for just over 2 weeks now, and it's been great.

But today I noticed that one of the keys (one octave down from middle C, the B below that) is making a clicking sound at the bottom of the keystroke.

It's especially noticeable when playing quiet pieces with repeating chords like Op. 28 No. 4 by Chopin.

This is pretty disappointing. All the other keys are fine. Has anyone else experienced this, and should I be contacting Casio support?

I made a short video with my iPhone to show the issue:

My PX150 key clicking sound

The noise seems similar to another YouTube video I found, this one with a PX135:

PX135 Clicking Sound
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#2040813 - 02/28/13 02:26 PM Re: Casio PX150, new clicking noise on one key :( [Re: Radian]
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Contact Casio service or your dealer. It is likely that a simple piece of felt is slightly out of place.
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#2040967 - 02/28/13 06:46 PM Re: Casio PX150, new clicking noise on one key :( [Re: Radian]
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Registered: 02/19/13
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Interesting. I have noticed some noise on my PX-850 when the key is "released" quickly. Only on certain keys, not all of them.

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#2040979 - 02/28/13 07:04 PM Re: Casio PX150, new clicking noise on one key :( [Re: Radian]
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The behaviour should be consistent throughout the keyboard.

E.g. releasing a 'C' key quickly will have the same decay characteristics as releasing a 'D' key quickly. Likewise for releasing the key slowly.

It's a relatively subtle change, but all of these little details help. wink

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