Monthly Archives: September 2015

Damper Wobble Noise

Sometimes dampers wobble as the key is pressed, especially on a hard blow, and can actually produce an audible vibration (a strange and annoying sound). Dampers with extended wires (usually at tenor/bass breaks) are particularly prone to this. There are … Continue reading


Posted in Technical | Leave a comment

Dome Screw Adjustment

Many quality keyframes have Dome Screws to adjust how the frame rests on the keybed. Most dome screws are adjusted using a tuning hammer or special key. Many Piano People do this on the work bench, using a straight-edge; some … Continue reading

Posted in Technical | Leave a comment