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I own a DGX505 keyboard and my one "F" key has started

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I own a DGX505...

I own a DGX505 keyboard and my one "F" key has started missounding as a louder more brash sound . Can you give me a suggestion on how to correct it?

Technician's Assistant: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?

Yamaha DGX505 It is 10 Yrs old

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?

2days. No trouble shooting

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Instrument Expert to know before I connect you?

I entertain with it at retirement homes. I am 83 Yrs old

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
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Electronic Musical Instrument Expert: Russell H., Service Tech replied 10 months ago
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Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.
The first thing to do would be, to try to clean out that key, by taking an air compressor, pressing down the keys adjacent to the problem F key, and blowing air into the cracks on either side of the problem F key, to clean out the keyswitch there.

If that doesn't work, replacement of parts - or, taking the Yamaha keyboard for servicing, will be needed. Let me know (if cleaning the key with compressed air doesn't fix it) as to which approach you would prefer, and I will instruct you further.

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Electronic Musical Instrument Expert: Russell H., Service Tech replied 10 months ago

(- If you could not get it working/fixed with compressed air cleaning, and would rather not replace keyswitch parts yourself, please tell me your local zip code in that case, and I will recommend the nearest or best Yamaha servicer for you to contact.)

- Since I have not heard back from you, I am assuming that my answer was helpful and provided what you needed to help toward a solution.

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