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#1309174 - 11/20/09 12:09 PM Roland F110
crusadar Offline
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Registered: 05/30/07
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Hi Guys, I tried out a F-110 today, seems a nice piano, compact, with a lid, and the pedalling is OK, for us long legged folk. According to the spec the F-110 has the PHA-alpha-II Keyboard, the top of the range HP-207 has just PHA-II, no alpha mentioned, does anyone know what the difference is. I know the HP-207 has escapement and ivory feel keys, is that it?

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#1309178 - 11/20/09 12:13 PM Re: Roland F110 [Re: crusadar]
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Registered: 11/10/09
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Loc: Sweden
Perhaps the answer is here ?

Make a browser search for 'alpha', it is mid-page.
P-85 cheap plastic imitation; not because of sound, but weight.

#1309186 - 11/20/09 12:26 PM Re: Roland F110 [Re: Huygens]
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Registered: 06/07/07
Posts: 110
Loc: Germany
The alpha is lighter and had no escapement; another model with this keyboard is the FP4, so you may search in this forum for the FP4 keyboard. Some like it a lot, others prefer the heavier action of the FP7 (no escapement) or the HP203 upwards.

#1309472 - 11/20/09 09:12 PM Re: Roland F110 [Re: trolls99]
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Its more like the Roland HP201.
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#1309629 - 11/21/09 07:53 AM Re: Roland F110 [Re: Stephen Lacefield]
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^You mean the F110 is more like the HP 201 in terms of action?
So, heavier than the FP4 and RP 101?


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