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What is the vertical distance between B3 manuals ?

Jon May

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On 9/21/2022 at 12:18 AM, Jon May said:

Thanks Mate! Terrifically similar to the one other reading I received from a FB group... 2 9/16"

The closest I can get with 2 clones is about 4"

Please let me know how you eventually resolve this. I’m considering buying a dual manual keyboard, but not for organ sounds…I just like them from an ergonomic perspective.

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11 hours ago, skipeb3 said:

Right... still curious. A two manual controller would be interesting...

Not currently available, but...







On 9/21/2022 at 1:18 AM, Jon May said:

The closest I can get with 2 clones is about 4"


the Vox Continental is 3.39" high, so a stack of those would get you down to that. Less if you could remove the top knobs on the one you're using as the lower, effectively making it less than 3.39" high. As a bonus, the keys feel great.


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15 minutes ago, skipeb3 said:

Orla JamKey? That's pretty wild. Anybody know the story with this?



When it first was introduced, $2500. 57 pounds, no support, no parts, no longer available new, company may have gone belly up, not sure.  Also, this was the initial prototype, the actual unit was E to E, not F to F on lower keybed.  Great idea, terrible execution.  Can occasionally be found used on places like reverb.com 

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