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#2150452 - 09/15/13 08:56 AM Comparing Yamaha DGX-630 vs Kawai CN34
SAO Offline
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Registered: 09/14/13
Posts: 19
Hi all grin

Could you help me compare the Yamaha DGX-630 vs Kawai CN34?
In this case only the touch and the sound.
I owned Yamaha DGX-630 and want to upgrade to a Kawai DP. I think if i upgrade to a new one it will be Kawai CN34. But i still never touch the Kawai because in my city there are no Kawai dealer, and to go to nearest Kawai dealer i need a flight frown

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#2150616 - 09/15/13 04:02 PM Re: Comparing Yamaha DGX-630 vs Kawai CN34 [Re: SAO]
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Registered: 07/21/12
Posts: 4692
Loc: Northern England.
You must get to play these somehow. I`ve compared them all (not exhaustingly mind) and I`ve yet to find a worthy replacement for my DGX630. It has character in it`s sound and is simplicity itself to record . . .
The keyboard on the Kawais is undoubtedly good. You may like the sound. . . there is a recent posting on this forum which examines the difference between sounds of various makes playing the same tunes . . .have a look at it!


Edited by peterws (09/15/13 04:03 PM)
"I'm playing all the right notes � but not necessarily in the right order." Eric Morecambe


#2150618 - 09/15/13 04:11 PM Re: Comparing Yamaha DGX-630 vs Kawai CN34 [Re: SAO]
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Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 237
Loc: Slovakia
I exchanged DGX640 for CL36. Specially action in Kawai is much better. I even prefer my CL36 to CLP 440 which is more than twice the price. But action is very personal and I would NEVER buy DP without trying it (or similar model with same action).
Yamaha NP-V80 (sold)
Yamaha DGX640 (sold)
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#2150704 - 09/15/13 06:41 PM Re: Comparing Yamaha DGX-630 vs Kawai CN34 [Re: SAO]
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Registered: 09/06/07
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Yes, I would argue that the CN34 is superior to the DXX-630.

SAO, may I ask where you are based?

Please check the Kawai Japan's worldwide distributiong website for information regarding Kawai availability in your country:


Kind regards,
Employed by Kawai Japan, however the opinions I express are my own.
Nord Electro 3 fan & occasional rare groove player.


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