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#1995067 - 12/05/12 02:18 PM Re: Are Digitalpianos an good alternative for studying? [Re: JBJ99]
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daughter got into one of finest music school with Piano as major and she practiced only on Digitals (recently replaced with Yamaha C3M)
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#1995110 - 12/05/12 04:08 PM Re: Are Digitalpianos an good alternative for studying? [Re: JBJ99]
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#1995261 - 12/06/12 12:04 AM Re: Are Digitalpianos an good alternative for studying? [Re: JBJ99]
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If you are starting out - consider only 2 options: an acoustic upright or a Yamaha Avantgrand N1. I started on the former and just bought the latter. An acoustic is preferable, but I do believe the N1 would be the next best thing in a flat or apartment. The action on the N1 is true grand action; though the sound is not as resonant as an acoustic.

Don't cut corners. The less expensive digitals don't begin to match an acoustic in action or sound.
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#1995299 - 12/06/12 02:59 AM Re: Are Digitalpianos an good alternative for studying? [Re: Susan_B]
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Hi Susan,
have you tried the Yamaha NU1 in comparison to the N1? It´s an upright action instead of a Grand action, but I think it as close to an acoustic action as the N1 is while being less expensive.

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#1995442 - 12/06/12 12:47 PM Re: Are Digitalpianos an good alternative for studying? [Re: JBJ99]
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Yes, I forgot to mention the NU1. So 3 options: acoustic upright, N1 or NU1.
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