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I have this piano for almost 5 years and the clicking sound is in almost all the keys. In the beginning the keys were silent and now is getting annoying. At least, The sound and touch works well
Since you guys have more experience, is this normal in all pianos? Do i need to get it to the service ? I was thinking of selling it and buy a kawaii es110 or yamaha p 115 but im afraid that this problem happen again
Your Kurzweil has a Fatar action. After a few years of practice, most Fatar actions end up noisy just like yours. You could always ask a tech good at electronic keyboards to replace the noisy Fatar components, but if I were you I would instead sell the thing for a new piano. If you really want to keep the Kurzweil, another option would be to replace the whole Fatar action, but it would probably cost a lot just to end up with the same problem in a few years from now.
I had a Kurzweil PC2X some years ago and sold it before it was too late when its Fatar action also gradually became annoying.
Others will confirm this here, but I'm pretty sure the ES110 has a Kawai action (instead of Fatar). Kawai EP actions are of much better quality compared to what Fatar offers. Also, about selling your Kurzweil, it might be easier than you think, the guy who bought mine didn't even notice the annoying noises and was very happy to buy it.
i’m sorry, i don’t know how much a tech should charge.
if you are mechanically inclined you could possibly do it yourself. the same action is used in the nord hp models. rusty mike, of the nord user forum, posted how he lubes the tp100lr action in his nord....
I had a Fatar Studio 900 and over time (I kept it for 13 years) it became louder (It was the same action in the PC88 I believe ). My Korg SP280 had 4-5 keys which began to click after several months but I unloaded it more because it wasn't as portable and I was using my ES8 more.
I just got my replacement ES110 and it is much better than my prior one. However, I am thinking many keyboards make noise over time not that it is a comforting thought.
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