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#2022337 - 01/27/13 06:50 PM K15 vs K2
TheCanadian Offline
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Hi everyone

Yesterday I posted a thread between kawai k2 vs k3. I'm going to decide on a piano tomorrow. I was looking at the k15 as well and remember I liked it. I'm only a beginner. Would it be a mistake going with the k15 console piano? I really was attracted to the price as well. Would a console piano prevent me from developing skills down the road? Thanks everyone.

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#2022477 - 01/27/13 10:23 PM Re: K15 vs K2 [Re: TheCanadian]
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A good quality piano certainly will not hold you back, but the general rule with all piano lovers is bigger pianos really are better! the K-15 is a lower cost option, but would serve pretty much the same as the K-2, it's more a matter of which style cabinet you prefer.

But the K-3 is a much nicer choice, with better bass tone especially.

Then again, a 7-foot grand would be awesome! :-) You need to choose what works for you.
Don Mannino, MPA
Kawai America

#2022531 - 01/28/13 12:04 AM Re: K15 vs K2 [Re: KawaiDon]
TheCanadian Offline
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Thanks Don for your reply. Is the millennium function found in the K2 that much different than the Ultra-Responsive Direct Blow Action found in the k15? The k15 right now really fits my budget just want to make sure I make the right choice. Thakns

#2022726 - 01/28/13 09:47 AM Re: K15 vs K2 [Re: TheCanadian]
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you may also look into pre owned Yamaha U1 and Kawai K3

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#2022745 - 01/28/13 10:18 AM Re: K15 vs K2 [Re: TheCanadian]
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Having owned a K-2 and taken lessons for several years on a K-15, I'd say, if you can, get the K-2. It's a very nice action.
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#2023731 - 01/29/13 11:10 PM Re: K15 vs K2 [Re: TheCanadian]
KawaiDon Offline
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Originally Posted By: TheCanadian
Thanks Don for your reply. Is the millennium function found in the K2 that much different than the Ultra-Responsive Direct Blow Action found in the k15?

Yes, most people feel that the M-III action is a worthwhile upgrade. But the standard action will not hold anyone back - it will just feel a little heavier perhaps, and not quite as fast at the highest repetition rates - not a big problem for most!
Don Mannino, MPA
Kawai America


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