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#2114235 - 07/07/13 02:38 PM Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome???
kilf Offline
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Opinions Please especially if you have played both...also best keyboard action (88 note krome)

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#2114242 - 07/07/13 02:48 PM Re: Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome??? [Re: kilf]
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I'm afraid it's down to personal preference, as always with sounds. I really like the Krome's EPs, and the action works, even if it's not the greatest. The PX is also capable of some great EPs, and I think it definitely wins the Wurlitzer EP200A emulation contest. The PX action is also very good considering the weight. Both boards have a lot of control available, with assignable controls and deep menu access - although the Krome's touchscreen is definitely easier to deal with. If I was really pressed, I'd have to give the edge to the Krome in terms of sound, and to the PX for its action.
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#2114250 - 07/07/13 03:06 PM Re: Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome??? [Re: voxpops]
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Wurly is the tone that matters most to me

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#2114270 - 07/07/13 03:39 PM Re: Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome??? [Re: kilf]
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Originally Posted By: kilf
Wurly is the tone that matters most to me

Then you might want to compare the PX-5S with the Korg SV-1 and the Nord Electro/Piano/Stage.
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#2114311 - 07/07/13 05:08 PM Re: Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome??? [Re: voxpops]
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I LOVE!!!! the look of the sv1 but I think I remember reading the krome was a step up in electric pianos from the sv1...is that right? even with the latest sound pack?

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#2114322 - 07/07/13 05:44 PM Re: Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome??? [Re: kilf]
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I prefer the EP's on the Krome but even though I have the same NH action as the Krome 88 in my SP280 I would probably prefer the Casio action if I had the choice.
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#2114332 - 07/07/13 06:28 PM Re: Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome??? [Re: kilf]
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Originally Posted By: kilf
I LOVE!!!! the look of the sv1 but I think I remember reading the krome was a step up in electric pianos from the sv1...is that right? even with the latest sound pack?

I don't think it's necessarily a step up - just different. There's perhaps something a little more "alive" about the SV-1's EPs, although the Krome is very good, too.
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#2114703 - 07/08/13 02:30 PM Re: Best Electric Pianos PX5S or Krome??? [Re: kilf]
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Has anyone here tried the new korg kross? The 88 key comes with wieghted keys and from what I here from you tube the piano sounds pretty decent,it also only wieghs 27 lbs. and cost 999 dollars. It,s considered a work station and it has a lot of nice sounds but no speakers.

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