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KAWAI James,

Thanks for your input. Just like you're saying "these instruments are required to support a considerable amount more weight" I believe they have to. The problem I can imagine is that the structure is made in such a way it may be difficult to achieve good strength in the long term perspective. I wouldn't be surprised if the top lid is able to withstand immediate down forces but lacks in the ability to withstand long term exposure without sagging. Do you know if this has been evaluated by KAWAI?

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No, I'm afraid I don't know, sorry.

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Originally Posted by Andree

The problem I can imagine is that the structure is made in such a way it may be difficult to achieve good strength in the long term perspective.

Just put a strong plank below the iMac. This will distribute the weight evenly and the pressure extorted to your Kawai will be minimal.

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OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! confused

PLEASE STOP THIS! wink

I remember a comedy talk in TV... Looks like it has become reality...

I've got another topic: About the sustain pedal. How many presses will it survive? Should we save presses and avoid playing with sustain to extend the DP lifetime?


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Originally Posted by mucci
OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! confused

PLEASE STOP THIS! wink

I remember a comedy talk in TV... Looks like it has become reality...

I've got another topic: About the sustain pedal. How many presses will it survive? Should we save presses and avoid playing with sustain to extend the DP lifetime?


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A while back there were posts showing concern about wearing out the on/off switch! frown

What's next? ...
- If enough dust settle on the keyboard, will it collapse?
- Will the tone be affected by global warming?
- How often should I tune my digital piano?
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We've had the dust on keyboard thread or discussion. We've also had a should I turn it off thread too. (just to keep this one alive a bit further smile )

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Yeah, the "should I turn the DP off" thread was really funny! Although a bit sad since there were people that really took this serious... wink

Anyway, I've got a question: What's the best location for my two singing bowls to place on top of the DP? I'm not sure if I should place them more to the left (to get more bass power) or to the right (to get a richer harmonic overtone spectrum).


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