MIDI - Sustain Button

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MIDI - Sustain Button

Postby danielmewhouse » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:21 pm

Hello guys.

This is my first post and i wanna share my mod knowledge for everyone. I'm a church musician, and looking for a cheap and stylish MIDI keyboard to add in my setup, i've acquired a RB3 Keyboard. But everyone knows about the importance of the Sustain pedal to musicians, and the RB3 Keyboard doesn't have this feature build in, just a p2 jack in port on the right side of the keyboard. Thinking on a solution, i remember a Homemade Sustain Pedal (old project) that uses just a p10 cable and a light switch. To adapt this project confortably on the keyboard without a pedal, i used a mouse button, a p2 cable, isolating tape and a lot of imagination. The result is a button above the "neck" of the Keyboard that acts like a sustain pedal. I don't have the game to test if this button starts the overdrive function in game (can be usefull if the original button is broken). I'm writing this post im my work, but when I'm my house, will post pictures of the button. Next step is solder a cable from the Sustain jack to the original overdrive button.

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The conector
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The button
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The backside
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Re: MIDI - Sustain Button

Postby LoopyChew » Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:10 am

Awesome! Looking forward to pictures of the mod. (And welcome to the boards!)
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Re: MIDI - Sustain Button

Postby danielmewhouse » Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:12 am

LoopyChew wrote:Awesome! Looking forward to pictures of the mod. (And welcome to the boards!)


Hey LoopyChew, thank you!!! i've posted the images. See the 1st post for the conector, button and backside, and below for the picture of where i've stealled the button... enjoy. :P

This is where i've stealled the button :P
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Re: MIDI - Sustain Button

Postby Sugs » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:48 pm

Welcome to the boards Daniel! Great to see modders from Sao Paolo!

Nice mod, although I'm curious what a p2 and p10 cable/jack are...?
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Re: MIDI - Sustain Button

Postby danielmewhouse » Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:20 pm

Hi Sugs... The p10 cable is the standard 1/4 inch sound cable (for guitar), and the p2 is the 3.5mm sound cable (earphone cable). Last night I did the internal mod to use the overdrive button as sustain button, just plugged a cable from the external 3.5mm jack to the overdrive button on the neck. When I'm back to my house, I'll post some pics of the mod.
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