Alberto Frattini I1QOD Magnetic Iambic Begali Signature Edition
The Paddle, in the twin lever version, allows reaching speeds which are virtually unlimited (60WPM is a practical limit).
A Paddle is "simply" made by two switches: one for the dots and the other for the dashes and it is used to command an electronic keyer in the following way (for right-handed):
Squeeze is difficult at first try: do not even consider to avoid it: it is a mistake that will block you very hardly in the future.
Keep trying and always have in mind the sound of CW, made by rithm. Fix this sound and try hard to obtain it.
Take a newspaper and play it with the paddle, repeat and repeat !
This movie (105KB needs Apple Quicktime) shows how to manipulate a paddle.
I am reading the paddle brochure:
"How to adjust the Scultpure
Please refer to the photos on the opposite page.
Before you adjust the paddle spacing by turning the oval backstop,
please remove the contact gap adjustment screws all the way out for the maximum gap.
After adjusting the paddle spacing readjust the contact gap as required"