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#2022804 - 01/28/13 12:11 PM Yamaha CLP-950
Brindlechat Offline
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Registered: 01/28/13
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I have an opportunity to buy a digital CLP-950 and would like opinions as to whether this is a good decision. There is also a clp 320. Both are in excellent condition. Do you have any thoughts for me to help me in my decision! Thank you!

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#2022827 - 01/28/13 01:01 PM Re: Yamaha CLP-950 [Re: Brindlechat]
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Registered: 09/24/09
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The CLP950 came out in 2000. It's pretty old. I can't find much information about it. In particular, I don't know whether it has a GH3 keyboard, a GH keyboard, or a not-so-good GHS keyboard. For me that would be a prime consideration. There may be a sticker on the high-C key of the piano that will reveal the keyboard type. What is the seller's asking price?
Correction: I found some info HERE. It has a GH keyboard.

The CLP320 came out in 2008. Since the CLP4xx series was released in 2011, I presume this CLP320 is being offered as used? At least this one has the GH keyboard. But the CLP950 has slightly better speakers. What is the seller's asking price?

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#2022832 - 01/28/13 01:06 PM Re: Yamaha CLP-950 [Re: Brindlechat]
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The clp 950 will have a similar or better k`board than my 820 had, which was OK. It`s third up in the hierarchy of those released in 2000! They were good lookers in those days, so if you get it cheap . . . .
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#2022835 - 01/28/13 01:09 PM Re: Yamaha CLP-950 [Re: Brindlechat]
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the 950 is older (probably about 10 years old) but has better speakers - equivalent piano sound to my P-250 I think. The 320 is newer but a little less powerful speakers but has more updated specs.

I would think the 950 could be had for about 50-60% of what the 320 could be bought for.

Don't spend too much as you can get something from Yamaha in a console that will be equal in sound for around 1500.00 new.
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#2022837 - 01/28/13 01:12 PM Re: Yamaha CLP-950 [Re: Brindlechat]
Brindlechat Offline
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Registered: 01/28/13
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Thanks for you input. The pianos are: 950 for $850 and the 320 for $1000. Do the prices sound reasonable?

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#2022919 - 01/28/13 03:34 PM Re: Yamaha CLP-950 [Re: Brindlechat]
mitzysman Offline
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i'd say more like 500-600 for the older one and maybe 800 for the newer one - That just my humble guess. I do think the prices are high, especially for the clp-950
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#2022923 - 01/28/13 03:43 PM Re: Yamaha CLP-950 [Re: Brindlechat]
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Registered: 09/24/09
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Loc: North Carolina
Members posted these prices for the CLP320:
* $1250 . . Aug-2009
* $1599 . . Oct-2009
* $1750 . . Jan-2011

There's no similar information available as far as the CLP950.


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