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Waldorf blofeld key click help.

Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:49 pm
by Darkseid
I'm hoping somebody out there can confirm wether or not my blofeld keyboard is faulty...

The lowest F key makes a click, like a spring or something, it happens when I push the key down hard to use aftertouch. It doesn't happen on any other keys and only when pressed down for aftertouch.

Does anybody else's do this?

Any help greatly appreciated.

Re: Waldorf blofeld key click help.

Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:38 pm
by Darkseid
Does anybody at all have a Waldorf blofeld kb that they can. Just press down the lowest F key and see if it makes a click when aftertouch is engaged?

Could possibly save me a trip back to the store to change it.


Re: Waldorf blofeld key click help.

Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:58 am
by synthRodriguez
If it's like the Waldorf Q and more recently the DSI Prophet12, the return spring is a conical coil that sits in a pocket. If it's not seated real well, they'll click occasionally when depressed fully. Usually after playing for a while they bed in, but that particular key on yours might need a little help if you ever open it up.

Annoying yes, but certainly nothing to worry about. The P12 was clicking all over the place for a while, but it quieted down eventually. If that key doesn't get much play-time, I wouldn't be surprised if it clicks once in a while.