Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 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!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
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 Accessories
* 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
#1517720 - 09/18/10 07:26 AM DP recommendations <$1500
liszt85 Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/26/08
Posts: 3159
Been playing for 12 years. Looking to buy an acoustic but decided I'd also take a look at DP's since I live in an apartment surrounded by sensitive neighbors (grad students). Looking to keep it below $1500.

TIA.
_________________________
Current:
Beethoven: Sonata Op.31, No.2 ("Tempest")
Debussy: Danseuses de Delphes (Prelude 1, Book 1)
Next in line:
Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Debussy: Le vent dans la plaine (Prelude 3, Book 1)
Debussy: Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir (Prelude 4, Book 1)

Top
(ad) Roland

Click Here

#1517849 - 09/18/10 12:34 PM Re: DP recommendations <$1500 [Re: liszt85]
dewster Online   content
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/07/09
Posts: 4270
Loc: Northern NJ
You're very close to the price point where you can get a lot more DP for a little more money. I'd recommend you try the Roland FP-7F when they finally hit the streets. Technically the best sound, great keys, with music rest & internal speakers.
_________________________
The DPBSD Project!
THE RD-700NX Thread!
DPs Exposed! (nekid pichures!)

Top
#1517854 - 09/18/10 12:40 PM Re: DP recommendations <$1500 [Re: liszt85]
btcomm Online   content
Full Member

Registered: 02/05/07
Posts: 273
Loc: California
Just curious if the FP-7F has the same hard bottoming out keys that the FP-7 has. Even though some people prefer it to the FP-4, which is what I have, I personally wasn't crazy about the keys on the FP-7. Maybe the FP-7F is different?

Top
#1517855 - 09/18/10 12:45 PM Re: DP recommendations <$1500 [Re: btcomm]
dewster Online   content
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/07/09
Posts: 4270
Loc: Northern NJ
Originally Posted By: btcomm
Just curious if the FP-7F has the same hard bottoming out keys that the FP-7 has. Even though some people prefer it to the FP-4, which is what I have, I personally wasn't crazy about the keys on the FP-7. Maybe the FP-7F is different?

I know what you mean. I briefly tried an FP-7 at our local GC and immediately noticed that hard bottom feel to the keys.

The FP-7 has PHA II keys, whereas the FP-7F has PHA III keys, so maybe the bottoming issue will be addressed with the step up in Roman numerals?
_________________________
The DPBSD Project!
THE RD-700NX Thread!
DPs Exposed! (nekid pichures!)

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Interesting books about the piano, pianists, piano history, biographies, memoirs and more!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Download & Print Sheet Music Instantly
sheet music search
sheet music search

sheet music search
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
152 registered (Al LaPorte, Almaviva, 36251, acortot, 47 invisible), 1539 Guests and 28 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
74223 Members
42 Forums
153542 Topics
2250198 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Uneven key balance
by Beemer
Today at 09:25 AM
Antique Piano Shop from TN
by IPDRPT
Today at 08:52 AM
Piano song requests?
by kent2012
Today at 08:19 AM
Requests?
by kent2012
Today at 08:06 AM
2014 Bradshaw and Buono Piano Competition
by hsheck
Today at 01:21 AM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
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 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission