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#2436880 - Today at 02:27 AM Roland f130r volume level for grand piano.
nigelchen Offline
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Registered: 12/25/14
Posts: 7
Hi i have a roland F130r. May i know what volume level should i put for my piano in order to replicate the actual volume of a grand piano?

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#2437134 - 9 minutes 29 seconds ago Re: Roland f130r volume level for grand piano. [Re: nigelchen]
Charles Cohen Online   content
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Registered: 12/26/12
Posts: 1986
Loc: Richmond, BC, Canada
A grand piano makes a _lot_ of sound! Digital pianos that try to match the volume of a grand piano have rather powerful amplifiers:

Piano . . . . . . . . . . . Total output power
______

Roland V-Piano Grand: . . 240 watts

Yamaha Avant Grand N3: . . . 500 watts

Yamaha Avant Grand N1 . . . . 175 watts


As opposed to:

Roland F130R . . . . . . . . 24 watts


So I suggest that you turn the volume up _all the way_ on the F130R. If it distorts when you play loud passages, turn it down until it doesn't distort.

If you use headphones, the F130R _will_ produce "grand piano sound levels" with most headphones. You might want to turn the volume down, if you do that.

. Charles

PS - this is a very primitive comparison. The _right_ way to find out is to visit a showroom with both a grand piano, and an F130R, on display. Buy or borrow a "sound-level meter", mount it on a tripod near your head as you sit at the piano.

Measure the sound -- at your ears -- from the grand. Adjust the F130R so it matches that level (if you can).

You can do something similar with a digital recorder, if it has a calibrated volume indicator.
_________________________
. Charles
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PX-350 / microKorg XL+ / Pianoteq / Lounge Lizard / ZXA1 speaker

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