"Hard keys" on PSR-E463

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"Hard keys" on PSR-E463

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Hey guys,

Thanks in advance for any help and tip. :)

So, it's almost one month with my PSR-E463, and I still finding its keys a bit "hard" when I touch them. I was used to a accustic piano, so, I don't know if this is something relative.

But I find a little harder to play on this keyboard, due to the above. Do you have any suggestions, and/or is there any configuration I can make on the keyboard itself in order to better handle this?



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Not sure I understand what you mean about "hard keys" there Marcos. Might be lost in translation but are you referring to the keys being non-weighted?
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Re: "Hard keys" on PSR-E463

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Saul wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:08 pm
Not sure I understand what you mean about "hard keys" there Marcos. Might be lost in translation but are you referring to the keys being non-weighted?
Hi Saul!

Thanks for your response. :)

So, I was referring to the fact, in my opinion, that the keys on the keyboard are a bit weighier.

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You can try adjusting the Touch Sensitivity setting in the Function menu. I think the normal setting is supposed to have a "flat" response curve, meaning there's no adjustment made to the resulting Note Velocity. I'm not sure what adjustments are made for the "soft" and "hard" settings, but one is for when you want to be able to play louder without having to strike the keys as hard, and the other is for when you want to be able to play more softly without having to strike the keys as softly-- that is, one is to make it easier to play loudly, and the other is to make it easier to play softly.
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Re: "Hard keys" on PSR-E463

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SeaGtGruff wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:22 pm
You can try adjusting the Touch Sensitivity setting in the Function menu. I think the normal setting is supposed to have a "flat" response curve, meaning there's no adjustment made to the resulting Note Velocity. I'm not sure what adjustments are made for the "soft" and "hard" settings, but one is for when you want to be able to play louder without having to strike the keys as hard, and the other is for when you want to be able to play more softly without having to strike the keys as softly-- that is, one is to make it easier to play loudly, and the other is to make it easier to play softly.
Thanks, I'll try. I just need to figure out where is this setting. :)

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