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#669915 - 08/10/04 10:31 PM PF1000 floor sample
joemsg Offline
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Registered: 08/06/04
Posts: 9
Loc: California, USA
Found a Yamaha PF1000 floor sample (missing the stand, bench and the 3 pedals) for $2100. The keys and sounds are great--the high register seems to be better than the P250. I am thinking of getting this one instead of the P250 just to get more bang of my buck.
Should I go for it?

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#669916 - 08/10/04 10:45 PM Re: PF1000 floor sample
signa Offline
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Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
the price is not bad (almost like PF500 package). but what are you going to do with 3-pedals, ordering separately?

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#669917 - 08/10/04 10:53 PM Re: PF1000 floor sample
joemsg Offline
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Registered: 08/06/04
Posts: 9
Loc: California, USA
I just need the sustaining pedal (plug it into the aux port). They have a Fatar VF925 sustain pedal, but I don't know if this pedal has the half-pedal effect (PF1000 does). Anyone knows?

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#669918 - 08/11/04 03:33 AM Re: PF1000 floor sample
helenh Offline
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Registered: 06/28/04
Posts: 47
Loc: Rangoon, Burma
You should be able to order the three pedal unit separately. I am not in the US so am not familiar with where is best.
PF1000 looks good though. I remain happy with my PF500.

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#669919 - 08/11/04 08:17 AM Re: PF1000 floor sample
signa Offline
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Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
contact Yamaha to see if you can order that 3-pedal unit first before buying this. it's better to have an original pedal unit than a cheap alternative (which may not be as good). the price is good though.

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#669920 - 08/11/04 08:50 AM Re: PF1000 floor sample
SteveY Offline
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Registered: 11/06/01
Posts: 1820
Loc: NJ
Why not make the dealer order the pedal for you as part of the deal?
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#669921 - 08/12/04 09:38 PM Re: PF1000 floor sample
Kenpcola Offline
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Registered: 06/07/04
Posts: 86
Loc: Pensacola, FL
It is a good deal. That machine is listed at $4200.(very pricy indeed). I like arranger part very much. Very easy to navigate too. I can not tell difference between this and p250 in piano sounds and key feel. I don't think you have any problem finding foot pedals for it.

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