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#1506761 - 08/31/10 06:43 PM Re: hybrid pianos [Re: Melodialworks Music]
Gyro Offline
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Registered: 04/24/05
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The Bosendorfer prototype illustrates the problem with
these hybrids: it was already obsolete by the prototype
stage. A Roland V-Piano gives approximately the same
performance at a fraction of the price.

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#1506799 - 08/31/10 07:23 PM Re: hybrid pianos [Re: loveofallthings]
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Loc: Redondo Beach, California
Originally Posted By: loveofallthings
What is the best key action on a digital piano for 1000 USD?

The Yamaha CP33. It sells for $999.
But the P155 has the same key action and sells for $1,200.
Above prices assume no discount off street prices.

Your $1,000 limit is just below the point where we start to get into the better digital piano key actions. At that price I think there are no with Rolands "none-alpha" keys and I don't think Kawai makes anything at all for $1,000. So the CP33 is the only reasonable answer to your question.

Raise the limit to $2,000 and then there are more options. At the $2K limit aall the big companies have something to offer

Edited by ChrisA (08/31/10 07:26 PM)

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