Piano, Organ, and Keyboard/loud sound

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My daughter was practicing when it rang a very loud sound and has not been taken away is a baldwin organ overture that could be? Thanks

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Hello Alba,  Organs are fairly complex devices.  When things go wrong, the necessity for a detailed description is crucial, especially in a venue such as this.  Therefore, the more information I am given, the better the chance I can help.

In all cases, the power supply is the first item to check, to determine that all the voltages are present and correct.

It would be helpful to know whether the sound is musical (as opposed to sheer noise), low pitch, high pitch, etc.

My guess is the noise is a relatively low, single pitch close to a B natural. If so, a filter capacitor in the power supply has likely failed and will need to be replaced.

If you could give me more information about what you see and hear, I may be able to assist you further.  

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