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#1305564 - 11/14/09 07:33 PM Roland RD700GX without all the bells and whistles
jstutts Offline
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Registered: 11/14/09
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I tried the Roland RD700 GX at Sam Ash last night and fell completely in love with the whole thing. The question is, I really don't need the the non piano synth sounds, just the piano. Does Roland make a DP with the RD700 GX's sound and feel?

Thanks!

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#1305602 - 11/14/09 08:04 PM Re: Roland RD700GX without all the bells and whistles [Re: jstutts]
7even Offline
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Registered: 01/28/09
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See the Roland HP-207
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Now: RD-700NX
Someday: Steinway concert grand :|

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#1305628 - 11/14/09 08:51 PM Re: Roland RD700GX without all the bells and whistles [Re: 7even]
10fingers Offline
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Or, more economical is the DP-990, with a very fine piano sound and action.

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#1305690 - 11/14/09 11:05 PM Re: Roland RD700GX without all the bells and whistles [Re: 10fingers]
SnowTown Offline
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Registered: 01/17/08
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I'm thinking the reason the OP make this post is that he wants the 700GX's piano touch and sound without the bells and whistles because perhaps it'll cost less.

If that's true, The 700GX can be had for around the same or even cheaper than the DP990. And DP990 don't have the ivory feel keys.

The HP207 is great, but cost more than the 700GX.

The 700GX can be had new online from eBay for around $1800 shipped, some of them are authorized Roland dealers as well.

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#1305904 - 11/15/09 08:06 AM Re: Roland RD700GX without all the bells and whistles [Re: SnowTown]
Melodialworks Music Offline
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I really like the ivory feel keys. Went basic to the traditional plastic ones, at one point, and didn't like 'em.

Lawrence
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