Key dip is the distance the key on a piano travels between its rest position and the position when the key is pressed. This is usually 10mm or 3/8 of an inch. It is adjusted by adding or removing paper punchings to the front rail of the key. A shallower key dip can lead to […]
The process of regulating the white and black keys of a keyboard. It usually involves adjusting the side-play, squaring, and spacing of keys, and setting the key height and key dip.
Key height is the setting of the correct height of the white and black keys for the entire keyboard. It is adjusted by adding or removing paper punchings to the balance rail of the key. Even key height is essential to even regulation and good appearance of a piano. Key height adjustments also affect key […]