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 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(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
#1959420 - 09/15/12 11:37 PM Roland xv88 or yamaha p95
Piannoguy Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 09/15/12
Posts: 3
Which DP is better the Roland xv 88 or the yamaha p95. Both are on eBay, right now the Roland is cheaper.

Top
(ads) Sweetwater / Roland
Your Next Keyboard is at Sweetwater

Click Here


#1959424 - 09/15/12 11:57 PM Re: Roland xv88 or yamaha p95 [Re: Piannoguy]
Dr Popper Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 1718
Loc: Hancock Park LA (not again)
Well the xv-88 is a pro workstation keyboard version of the XV-3080 module .... the p-95 is Yamaha cheapest recent dp... two completely different things.
_________________________
"I'm still an idiot and I'm still in love" - Blue Sofa - The Plugz 1981 (Tito Larriva)
Disclosure : I am professionally supported by but not beholden to various musical instrument manufactures including Yamaha

Top
#1959439 - 09/16/12 01:06 AM Re: Roland xv88 or yamaha p95 [Re: Piannoguy]
anotherscott Online   content
3000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/20/10
Posts: 3277
Originally Posted By: Piannoguy
Which DP is better the Roland xv 88 or the yamaha p95. Both are on eBay, right now the Roland is cheaper.

Just for piano? The P95.

Top
#1959441 - 09/16/12 01:11 AM Re: Roland xv88 or yamaha p95 [Re: Piannoguy]
Kawai James Online   content
9000 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/06/07
Posts: 9320
Loc: Hamamatsu, Japan
The Roland is a far more flexible, and powerful board - despite being over ten years old.

However, as Scott notes, if you're just after a board for piano playing, perhaps the P95 would be the better choice.

Cheers,
James
x
_________________________
Employed by Kawai Japan, however the opinions I express are my own.
Nord Electro 3 fan & occasional rare groove player.

"Richard, none of us could forget you have a CLP-990." - EssBrace, 2014

Top
#1959467 - 09/16/12 02:51 AM Re: Roland xv88 or yamaha p95 [Re: Piannoguy]
Piannoguy Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 09/15/12
Posts: 3
What I really want to know is will the Roland be just as adequate as the yamaha at piano playing but will also come with the benefit of having a workstation; or is the yamaha really better for piano playing b/c then I think that would be the best option since that would be my main focus currently since I'm only a beginner.

Top
#1959483 - 09/16/12 04:27 AM Re: Roland xv88 or yamaha p95 [Re: Piannoguy]
Kawai James Online   content
9000 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/06/07
Posts: 9320
Loc: Hamamatsu, Japan
If you're a beginner, and primarily interested in learning the piano, I would recommend opting for the no-thrills Yamaha.

Best of luck!

James
x
_________________________
Employed by Kawai Japan, however the opinions I express are my own.
Nord Electro 3 fan & occasional rare groove player.

"Richard, none of us could forget you have a CLP-990." - EssBrace, 2014

Top
#1959618 - 09/16/12 11:53 AM Re: Roland xv88 or yamaha p95 [Re: Piannoguy]
Piannoguy Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 09/15/12
Posts: 3
Alright, thanks James, I suppose the yamaha would better suit my needs right now.

Top
#1959635 - 09/16/12 12:20 PM Re: Roland xv88 or yamaha p95 [Re: Piannoguy]
Possum SP280Krome Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 624
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jan01/articles/rolandxv.asp

I posted a review of the xv88 as I am not familiar with it, but I think the stronger points of the p95 is that it is focused soley on piano/piano sounds and has graded keys and built in speakers
_________________________
Roland Juno Gi
Casio PX-130
Korg Krome 61
Korg SP280

Rokit KRK 6 monitors
MXL V67G microphone

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
8 Live Ragtime Piano Players on the Cape!
-------------------
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Seiler Pianos
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
New Topics - Multiple Forums
First Pianniversary
by PhilipInChina
10/20/14 10:06 AM
Explanation article - False Beats
by Beemer
10/20/14 09:30 AM
Kawai Mp7 advice / help
by IMOL
10/20/14 08:57 AM
This is punny
by Tango Vic
10/19/14 11:58 PM
A brisk Fall day, a room to myself, and a large piano.
by TwoSnowflakes
10/19/14 08:07 PM
Who's Online
132 registered (ajames, anotherscott, ando, barbaram, 37 invisible), 1467 Guests and 17 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
76592 Members
42 Forums
158376 Topics
2325615 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
(ads by Google)

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