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Author Topic: Mengascini stepped keyboard convert to flat  (Read 389 times)

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windybutton

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Mengascini stepped keyboard convert to flat
« on: February 13, 2019, 12:29:26 PM »

I have a 3 Row mengascini LMMM with a stepped keyboard I would like to convert to a flat keyboard,
information  from my search on melnet suggests I unscrew buttons, remove stepped keyboard  flatten out button posts, fit knew flat keyboard
glue on new buttons then adjust button height.
 is this even possible?
any information greatly appreciated .

thanks
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Re: Mengascini stepped keyboard convert to flat
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2019, 12:55:52 PM »

You will need to do a lot of careful measurement to work out how much space you have inside the keyboard housing, and by how much you will need to reduce the height of the the button mounts.  You will probably need to make the new keyboard top. You will also need to work out how to reduce the button mounts - easiest if you strip out the keyboard mechanism. It’s a large task to take on.
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Re: Mengascini stepped keyboard convert to flat
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2019, 10:03:33 PM »

why risk spoiling a nice box? Perhaps you could find a nice flat keyboard model that you could live with, then sell the Mengascini to help pay for it.
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Re: Mengascini stepped keyboard convert to flat
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2019, 11:09:38 PM »

thanks Theo

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