[sdiy] Keyboards good for scrap / repurposing?
sleepy_dog at gmx.de
sleepy_dog at gmx.de
Sat Feb 17 23:57:35 CET 2018
> OK, the Fatar Studio49 has full size keys.
Yes, I've seen that, thanks.
> *Von:* Synth-diy [synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org]" im Auftrag von
> "sleepy_dog at gmx.de [sleepy_dog at gmx.de]
> *Gesendet:* Samstag, 17. Februar 2018 18:08
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> *Betreff:* Re: [sdiy] Keyboards good for scrap / repurposing?
> bbob said:
>> for most uses, the effort required to rewire a keyboard to analog
>> seems way more trouble than it's worth. cheap midi keyboard + cheap
>> midi-to-CV converter = more time to spend on the parts that matter
>> sonically. IMO.
> I don't intend to "rewire a keyboard to analog" ;-)
> To add another thing I forgot to mention: I hate mini keys. Only
> interested in full size keys.
> - Steve
>> On Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 10:28 AM, <sleepy_dog at gmx.de
>> <mailto:sleepy_dog at gmx.de>> wrote:
>> Hey list,
>> as I saw that Doepfer does not sell the shorter ( < 49 keys )
>> fatar keybeds anymore,
>> and also, for some builds, I don't require a new keyboard, I was
>> Are there some known models of keyboards (MIDI or with sound
>> engine, no matter) which would make sense to look for in "broken"
>> condition to get them cheap, to use the keys for DIY synths?
>> I.e., they should lend themselves well to ripping out the
>> keybed/keys without damaging the needed parts. I guess you'd
>> always have to build new switches PCBs, as such keyboards would
>> have everything (I dont' need) on one PCB, right? (I never opened
>> such a thing)
>> I am interested in both, quality, and "usable enough to have some
>> fun" types for different purposes ;-) And it's not restricted to
>> short keybords generally, just right now in particular I'm after
>> a cheap 37..43 key one.
>> - Steve
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