Piano Sustain Pedal (updated)
by bentommye, published
Sustain Pedal for an electronic piano
The pedal-jack must be connected to the outlet of the piano marked with "Sustain Pedal" and not to "Phones" or "Line out".
1 - Sustain Pedal
1 - SustainBase
You need one of the following
- 2 screws 5 mm in diameter, about 20 mm long
- Tube 5 mm in diameter 40 mm in length
You need You also need
- 1 Jack plug
- some wire 1-2 meter
- Some wire
- two springs
It is possible that the hole must be drilled up if screws or pipe is too big.
The pedal functions by connecting the wires together when the pedal is depressed.
The wire consists of two conductors. One will be connected to the spring and the other connected to the metal wires at the end of the pedal.
This must adjust so that there is contact between the leaders when the pedal is pressed and the contact is broken when the pedal is released.