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by jbs
13 May 2013, 12:33
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Temperature & Humidity Control
Replies: 22
Views: 11321

Re: Temperature & Humidity Control

I have been in touch with the Dampp Chaser company and with their permission post below a reply to 20 questions which I asked. I think the replies, which I have tried to put in bold are very informative. ----------------------- Your questions are excellent. My answers will go beyond generalities tha...
by jbs
11 May 2013, 22:13
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Temperature & Humidity Control
Replies: 22
Views: 11321

Re: Temperature & Humidity Control

More anecdotal evidence, which is fine, thanks, but lets have some science please somebody !
by jbs
06 May 2013, 13:13
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Temperature & Humidity Control
Replies: 22
Views: 11321

Re: Temperature & Humidity Control

Hello chrisw Good to have a scientist join this discussion! It really is about time the controversy about the DampChaser system is resolved.We will always need the services of tuners and technicians not just for tuning but voicing and regulation. I am aware that some manufacturers have adopted other...
by jbs
04 May 2013, 10:44
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Temperature & Humidity Control
Replies: 22
Views: 11321

Re: Temperature & Humidity Control

Well, if better attention could be paid to piano room climate control then pianos might surely last more than 50 years. Thank you Whithindale for your three suggestions. And Barrie, I am pleased that you confirm my impression that the specific information is not in the public domain. How do we get i...
by jbs
01 May 2013, 14:22
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Temperature & Humidity Control
Replies: 22
Views: 11321

Re: Temperature & Humidity Control

Thank you both for your replies. I have been in touch with Venta. They have not been specific about the water replenishment interval if I were to buy the model appropriate for the size of my piano room. To be fair to them this will vary according to the room structure, furnishings, heating and preva...
by jbs
25 Apr 2013, 15:59
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Temperature & Humidity Control
Replies: 22
Views: 11321

Temperature & Humidity Control

For tuning stability and to prevent physical deterioration of grand pianos Steinways recommend the room where the piano is kept should be kept at 20 degrees centigrade and 45-70% humidity. Bosendorfers advise a temperature of 20 degrees centigrade and humidity range 40-65% , ideally 50-55%. They als...