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Does the sound chirp even through an amplifier? Rhodes are mechanically noisy, and maybe the noise is more related to the hammers bouncing on key release (which you don't get so much if you just move the hammers without pressing the keys). The miracle mod definitely made my hammers quieter on release. Also, installing the miracle mod might actually have an effect on the escapement, in which case you'll probably have to adjust the escapement again afterward.
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Parts, Service, Maintenance & Repairs / Unglued corners on Rhodes Stage 72'
« Last post by Roberto83 on Yesterday at 06:10:09 PM »
Hello,

the corners in my Rhodes Stage semmed to be unglued. I'm talking about the corners that doesn't have metal hardware, those further away and upper if we sit in front the piano without the top lid.

I don't want to retolex the piano because the tolex is ok and I don't know if it has a solution and how to do it.

What do you recommend me?





Thanks!

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Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: RMI 300a issue
« Last post by Peacefrog35 on Yesterday at 04:28:17 PM »
All sorted. Thanks! It was a bad solder joint. Yes and I do have the volume and sustain pedal combo.
I also wasn't a real fan of these, but with vibrato and reverb, it does a really nice EP sound. This unit, other than the familiar vintage smell, is nearly mint.
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The Wurlitzer Electric Piano / My New Wurlitzer Website
« Last post by Paleophone on Yesterday at 02:13:18 PM »
Hi all.  I hope it is not inappropriate to toot my horn here.

I have launched a new website:

https://www.docwurly.com

It has the Wurlitzer content that was on my old website, but gradually I am uploading blog pages on every Wurlitzer Electric Piano every produced.  Plus, fun vintage ads and other esoterica.  I would love any photos or scans from YOU that can make the site even better.

I repair and tune Wurlitzer Electric Pianos in the greater NYC area.  I make house calls.

An apology:  In my haste to get as much of a resource going as possible, I have sometimes uploaded random Wurly photos from my collection.  Sometimes (often?) I have lost track of my older sources, or my contact info for those sources.  Some of those sources might be YOU or your ebay auctions, from a time before I thought I might be creating a reference site.  So DO NOT HESITATE to call me so that I can either take uncleared material off a page, or (I'd prefer) credit my sources.  While the site functions as my shingle, I also hope it will be a useful resource and reference for all.  I am also always open for corrections to the data I am putting up there.  Assembling these pages has been a Herculean effort, and at times I had to leave some i's undotted and t's uncrossed just to get _something_ up, imperfectly.  Again, Mea Culpas on this.




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Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: RMI 300a issue
« Last post by vanceinatlance on Yesterday at 09:37:27 AM »
I believe some of these relied on a volume pedal for output. Without the pedal the output was very low or not at all. Might check it out. Very nice find!!
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Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: RMI 300a issue
« Last post by theseacowexists on Yesterday at 07:17:13 AM »
I'm not that big a fan of the RMI sound, but that is one beautiful looking instrument you've got there! Congrats!
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Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: RMI 300a issue
« Last post by Peacefrog35 on June 18, 2018, 08:22:52 PM »
Thanks,Steve. This model doesn't have a speaker. I took it to a repair guy. It was a loose wire to the power supply.$100 for the piano and $80 to repair.
This is one very clean original unit.




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Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: RMI 300a issue
« Last post by pianotuner steveo on June 18, 2018, 05:08:20 PM »
Also check for blown fuses, or other similar issues...
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Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: RMI 300a issue
« Last post by pianotuner steveo on June 18, 2018, 05:06:39 PM »
I personally would start with the speakers - see if there is a loose or broken connection- also check headphone jack if this model has one, but I don't remember them having one. If there is hum/buzzing from the speakers, it's likely not them, but if they are completely silent, it could be.
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Other Keyboards & Software Synths / Re: "Player" Elepian
« Last post by Dzdpgtehu on June 18, 2018, 11:02:57 AM »
I didn't realize that this was an analog piano instead of an actual Electric Piano with reed and pickups! That's weird, the case, the keys and mecanism seems to be the same, just without hammers and reeds.
Thanks for the video, pretty interesting to see that kind of oddity!
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