Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Ad
Let Your Piano Sing
Let Your Piano Sing
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
80 registered (AndrewMouris, AprilE, AZNpiano, Abhishek1997, Alexjr1543, 24 invisible), 1592 Guests and 7 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1347097 - 01/11/10 07:13 PM Roland HP 126
torty Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 25
Loc: United States
We are on a very tight budget - about $500 - and are shopping for a used digital piano for our 4-yr old to start lessons on. There's a Roland HP 126 on our local Craig's List for $500. The seller said that he would take $400. Assuming everything is in working order, does this sound like a fair price? Should I worry about the older age of the instrument?
Thanks for any advice.

Top
(ad) ROLAND

Click Here

#1347147 - 01/11/10 08:21 PM Re: Roland HP 126 [Re: torty]
ChrisA Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/28/08
Posts: 3841
Loc: Redondo Beach, California
Originally Posted By: torty
We are on a very tight budget - about $500 - and are shopping for a used digital piano for our 4-yr old to start lessons on. There's a Roland HP 126 on our local Craig's List for $500. The seller said that he would take $400. Assuming everything is in working order, does this sound like a fair price? Should I worry about the older age of the instrument?
Thanks for any advice.


The 126 is old, I think from the late 90's. But a beginnercan learn equaly well on any qualy keyboard so this shouod serve your needs

But whenever you buy a used digital piano you should check to see what kind of new digital piano you could get for the same price. About the only one is the PX130 for $429. It would work for your needs also.

But I'm a fan of old Rolands. I think they are mostly ahead of the pack and well built. $400 is about as cheap as you will find for a usable weighted key piano and is not to much of a risk.

Top
#1347215 - 01/11/10 09:52 PM Re: Roland HP 126 [Re: ChrisA]
torty Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 25
Loc: United States
Thanks Chris.
The seller bought the piano in 2000.
Considering the Roland comes already in the case, with pedals and bench, would it be a better deal than the PX 130? How do you think they compare in sound and action? I couldn't find out anywhere if the HP has scaled weighted action which I think is probably an important feature.
If I decide to go look at the Roland, can you please give me some advice on what to check to make sure that it is still in good shape?
Thanks!

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
Our Latest Free Newsletter!
-------------------
Some New Piano World STATS

-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Defining National Piano Schools - Perceptions
Defining National Piano Schools - Perceptions
(ad)
Piano Lamps - Piano Lights
Piano Lamp by cocoweb - free shipping
New in Piano World's online store PianoSupplies.com , beautiful piano lamps from cocoweb. Free shipping! (continental U.S.).
(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
New Topics - Multiple Forums
More Yamaha questions!!
by runninglate
12/03/16 11:44 PM
Homemade stand for MP11
by bolobao
12/03/16 11:09 PM
OK, I'm going to tune my Petrov IV; what exact tools to get?
by swampwiz
12/03/16 10:34 PM
Piano adventures: level decision
by JRIII86
12/03/16 06:42 PM
MX100II Disklavier shut down and doesn't startup anymore
by MikeOregon
12/03/16 06:42 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Forum Stats
85,758 Registered Members
44 Forums
176,775 Topics
2,576,049 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission