Hacking the Kurzweil music keyboard to workaround a bad key

After years of head scratching, I found a solution

Jim Esch
8 min readMay 22, 2022

Note: Only a tiny sliver of the Internet population will need this information. So if you are not a vintage Kurzweil music keyboard owner, pass by!

But if you do have a Kurzweil 2000 series keyboard, such as the K2000, K2500, and K2600, pull up a chair and hear me out.

Kurzweils are awesome synth workstations. I’m brand-loyal to them. My first keyboard was a K1000, which I played for many years…