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#1671955 - 05/05/11 11:00 AM Last comparing: Roland FP-4
Michael Henrotte Offline
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Registered: 05/01/11
Posts: 9
Loc: Belgium
Hello everyone

This is my last compare of some DP's.
First, I've considered the Yamaha P-95 and the Korg SP-250. The SP-250 won the first dilemma. Then, I've compared the SP-250 and the Yamaha P-155. The P-155 won the second dilemma.
And now, for the last dilemma:
I wonder if I should get the Yamaha P-155 or the more expensive (don't care about the price) Roland FP-4 (WH). So, if you can help me make my descicion, I would really appreciate it. The FP-4 is something more expensive, but I've heard the sounds and it sounds magnificant...So if I would want to give some money out, get the FP-4, right?

Thank you grin

Michael Henrotte
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#1671997 - 05/05/11 12:39 PM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: Michael Henrotte]
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Registered: 03/20/07
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Michael,

If you have the budget, a new FP-4F - or better still, the FP-7F, will give you the best sound that Roland has to offer, and their latest actions (FP-7F has their top PHAIII action).
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#1672011 - 05/05/11 01:01 PM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: Michael Henrotte]
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I owned an RD-300GX which uses the same action that's in the FP-4, and I've played on the P155, and I personally preferred the action of the P155, but the sound of the Roland. I'd say play both if you can.
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#1672247 - 05/05/11 08:52 PM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: PianoZac]
drutgat Offline
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Registered: 03/06/11
Posts: 62
Hi Michael,
I don't know if you saw my thread 'Help Please: Yamaha P155 or Roland FP4?'
Roland FP4 Thread

It may be of interest to you.

All the best with your decision.
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#1672341 - 05/06/11 02:28 AM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: Michael Henrotte]
dewar Offline
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Registered: 02/14/11
Posts: 142
If you like a sound or even more important, a touch, then go for it. Just because somethings the latest doesn't make it the greatest.

For instance, if given a choice between a brand new Lincoln or say a 1970 lincoln continental, id go for the older without a thought.

It's all about tastes and what you enjoy.

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#1672902 - 05/07/11 05:45 AM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: Michael Henrotte]
kiedysktos. Offline
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Registered: 11/02/08
Posts: 425
Loc: Europe, Poland
Check out the other thread. Don't forget FP-4F has better piano sound and display than FP-4.

Are you sure you want white version? smile
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#1672916 - 05/07/11 07:04 AM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: kiedysktos.]
Michael Henrotte Offline
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Registered: 05/01/11
Posts: 9
Loc: Belgium
Originally Posted By: kiedysktos.
Check out the other thread. Don't forget FP-4F has better piano sound and display than FP-4.

Are you sure you want white version? smile


I know, but the sound of the FP-4 is also wonderful, and the FP-4 is the limit for my budget. I'm going for it.

And why wouldn't I want the white version? shocked

Ta-ta!
-MH
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#1673440 - 05/08/11 08:41 AM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: Michael Henrotte]
kiedysktos. Offline
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Registered: 11/02/08
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Loc: Europe, Poland
I just like my black fp-4, that's all smile
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#1674145 - 05/09/11 05:30 AM Re: Last comparing: Roland FP-4 [Re: Michael Henrotte]
suniil Offline
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Registered: 03/26/09
Posts: 158
Loc: Parent of a Musician, London
Just because of the title, i thought to post this video from Australia got talent. He is self taught and make up tunes on-spot. To stay on topic very nice tone quality from FP4

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