Replacing Fatar keybed

Has anyone thought about doing this? I was thinking about replacing the Super 6’s Fatar TP/7BA keybed with the TP/8S or 9S.

As far as I know, it’s possible to swap Fatar key beds. They’re hard to find but I think I found a TP/9S for about $120 USD.

Nothing wrong with my S6’s TP/7BA or anything, but it does feel cheap compared to the other Fatar models. More horizontal movement, a little looser; the keys themselves have the hollowed out indent underneath them. Kind of a bummer of a cost-saving measure – most other keyboards in this price range have the 8S or 9S model.

Not me. I have found the keybed to be already premium enough in quality. There is nothing that would compel me to replace it, relative to all the other synths I have in my studio. For example, it is certainly no worse than anything from Sequential, Novation, Modal, etc. At least in my opinion. However, I guess we all have different views on what feels “cheap”.


I hear you …
I wouldn’t never really noticed, how ever a I got an argon befor Xmas , and the key bed on that and moog grandmother feel nicer ,
Now I’m kinda wondering how they can put such a nice keybed on an argon and why this is not more widely recognised …
All forgotten after 2 chords played …