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#2005036 - 12/27/12 04:01 PM Just purchased an NU1 - Yay!
Taylorius Offline
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Registered: 02/16/11
Posts: 44

I've finally got off the fence and bought a replacement for my ageing Technics DP. I decided to go for the Yamaha NU1 in the end, in no small part due to the wise words of people on this forum - not to mention some other kinds of words too ;-)

I went to try the NU1 and the N1 again today. I just really liked the way the NU1 sounded this time round, bright and fierce somehow - not to mention it's cheaper, and nicer to look at than the N1 IMHO.

So the kids, my wife and I are excited and happy, looking forward to its delivery in a few days. I wanted to thank everyone on here who has offered opinions and comments to my blatherings about various digital pianos over the last couple of months.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone


Matt Taylor

Edited by Taylorius (12/27/12 04:02 PM)

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#2005052 - 12/27/12 04:21 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
ando Offline
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Registered: 11/23/10
Posts: 4194
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Congrats Matt. Hope you are very happy with your purchase. smile

#2005053 - 12/27/12 04:22 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
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Congrats - it's a great piano!

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

#2005090 - 12/27/12 05:52 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
spanishbuddha Offline
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Registered: 11/08/09
Posts: 2639
Loc: UK
Ooh congrats! I agree it's an excellent piano. Looks good, plays nicely, and sounds good too.

#2005104 - 12/27/12 06:25 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
Dave Horne Offline
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Registered: 07/07/04
Posts: 5293
Loc: Vught, The Netherlands
I haven't played one yet but did own a Yamaha U1D (48" upright) for many years and I was very happy with the action.


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#2005154 - 12/27/12 08:18 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
Melodialworks Music Offline
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Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 1319
Loc: Canada
Congratulations! Great news!
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#2005721 - 12/28/12 06:21 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
ozoger Offline
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Registered: 12/07/12
Posts: 7
Loc: La Coruña, Spain
Congrats! We just got our delivered a week ago and we are thrilled! I still plan on posting my view of it in detail some time.
Yamaha NU1, Eclipse TD.

#2007484 - 01/01/13 01:54 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
Jadis Offline
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Registered: 06/12/12
Posts: 24
I still love mine! I agree it's a beautiful piano and often when I look at it I am drawn to it to sit down and play. Seems like a bit of a silly thing, but the visual appeal of it was a major draw for me buying it.

#2007513 - 01/01/13 03:18 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
spanishbuddha Offline
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Registered: 11/08/09
Posts: 2639
Loc: UK
Don't let the sunlight fall on it. Or you will be appalled at the dust and finger marks on the PE finish smile

#2007540 - 01/01/13 03:49 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
10fingers Offline
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Registered: 11/14/09
Posts: 298
Loc: CA
Congratulations, Taylorius - this seems like a great choice, and I wish your family many years of happy playing,


#2008522 - 01/03/13 01:08 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
SteveM732 Offline
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 25
Loc: Beaverton, OR, USA

Do you mind saying what you paid for the NU1?

1969 Yamaha U3

#2008599 - 01/03/13 03:07 PM Re: Just purchased an NU1 - Yay! [Re: Taylorius]
Dominik Offline
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Registered: 12/28/12
Posts: 8
Hi Matt,
I bought also a NU1 2 weeks ago and I cannot stay one day without playing on it!


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