[sdiy] Fatar Keyboard wiring diagram vs. Pratt-Reed Keyboard

Roman Sowa modular at go2.pl
Mon Feb 25 09:33:38 CET 2019


Wow, that looks like $5000 keyboard!

If you're after wooden keyboards, then maybe contat this guy in Germany:
http://www.osi-profisoundsysteme.de/

And there are also obvious choices like UHT and Laukhuff, I think they 
were mentioned already.

Roman

W dniu 2019-02-24 o 18:16, Terry Shultz pisze:
> Hello Luis,
> 
> You are correct, The Fatar folks do not respond to email very well.
> 
> It appears that I will have to call them and see if I can get a better 
> response.
> 
> The kluge klaviaturen gmbh 
> <https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=kluge+klaviaturen+gmbh&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8> company 
> is whom I worked with when I worked at PPG and built the PRK expansion 
> keyboard.
> 
> I have heard that Steinway in Hamburg may have acquired this company in 
> 1998 , however thay may still be willing to see Piano Beds still for 
> upgrading pianos etc.
> 
> I used Wersi organ spring contacts for this double bussed design, but I 
> am not sure if these are still available from Wersi.
> 
> good hunting.
> 
> regards,
> 
> Terry
>> On Feb 24, 2019, at 7:09 AM, Luís Marka <luis.marka at terra.com.br 
>> <mailto:luis.marka at terra.com.br>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi mr. Terry,
>>
>> I tried to purchase one Fatar keyboard recently with no success. They 
>> simply do nor respond emails apparently.
>>
>> Doepfer keeps links to several Fatar schematics, here:
>>
>> http://www.doepfer.de/DIY/MKE_keyboards.htm
>>
>> If you complete a purchase from Fatar, I am interested in purchasing 
>> one 5-octave unit, let me know and we can arrange. Keep in mind I am 
>> located in Canada.
>>
>> Best regards!
>>
>> Luis Marka
>>
>> On 22/02/2019 19:55, Terry Shultz wrote:
>>> Hello folks,
>>>
>>> I am running out of 61-note Pratt reed keyboards that I have been 
>>> sitting on for 20 _ years.
>>>
>>> Down to the last 5 units, I started out with 30 units and have been 
>>> using them up.
>>>
>>> Back in the late 1970’s I licensed the E-Mu patented poly keyboard 
>>> design from E-Mu and I have been building
>>> a few Mono and Poly keyboards up. I will now have to buy some Fatar 
>>> keyboards and they are requiring me to
>>> buy quite a few for packing reasons.
>>>
>>> Does anyone have the schematic to this brand of 5 octave keyboard as 
>>> I will have to adapt it to my existing
>>> design.
>>>
>>> Otherwise, I might just go the route of Midi to CV/Gate Module as an 
>>> alternate path.
>>>
>>> Any suggestions on whose Midi to CV/Gate module is the best and how 
>>> many channels out would be good to know.
>>>
>>> best regards,
>>>
>>> Terry Shultz
>>> Shultz Products LLC.
>>>
>>>
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