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#1894366 - 05/09/12 07:36 PM Dampp-Chaser with Full Length Cover  
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I have a new RX-3 on which I had a Dampp-Chaser system installed. Since I have a ceiling fan going at all times, I thought it might be wise to have a full length cover made (right to the ground). The fabric is made of 2 layers: one polyester, one thin cotton.

Is this a good idea? Is there a chance of getting too much humidity under the piano?

Mike

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#1894425 - 05/09/12 09:44 PM Re: Dampp-Chaser with Full Length Cover [Re: Mike86]  
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It should be fine. The system will cycle back and forth between humidification and de-humidification. Was an undercover installed withthe Dampp-Chaser system?


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#1895723 - 05/12/12 11:24 AM Re: Dampp-Chaser with Full Length Cover [Re: Eric Gloo]  
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No. My tech. said that he didn't recommend an undercover because of the shape of the frame on the RX3. He said it would look fit poorly.

#1895733 - 05/12/12 12:02 PM Re: Dampp-Chaser with Full Length Cover [Re: Mike86]  
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Custom-made undercovers are now available to fit just about any grand. This is something very recent, and different from the original Dampp-Chaser undercover. Your tech may not even be aware they are now available from all the Dampp-Chaser suppliers. I have not installed any new undercovers, but they are supposed to be MUCH easier to install, and look better.


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