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#677677 - 12/30/04 11:57 AM Korg SP-200, Technics SX-P50 or Casio PX-300?
mattp52 Offline
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Registered: 12/30/04
Posts: 3
Hi all,

I'm searching for a weighted-action digital piano to start gigging in a band with and to use for studio work at home. I have narrowed the search to the keyboards above which are the limit of my price range here in New Zealand (under $2000NZD).

As priced the keyboards stack up in this order:

Technics SX-P50
Korg SP-200
Casio PX-300

I'm leaning towards the Technics as it has got pretty good reviews and compares well with Yamaha P90s,120s. I also like the action on it. The Korg obviously has the name and reliability behind it but it's a brick, the action isn't graded and not all that piano like. I think I would go for the Casio as a second option. It has a pretty good weighted action and sounds for the price - I'm just not sure it would stand up to gigging.

The consensus may be 'buy none of them, get a Yamaha P90 instead' but that isn't really an option as I have trawled every piano store in town (I live in New Zealand) and not seen or played any Yamaha P series keyboards.

I run Logic Express off a laptop so have the option of buying better piano soft instrument sounds (e.g. 'The Grand') so the quality of onboard piano/ep sounds is not critical. However, a keyboard that can cut the mustard when playing with two guitars, a bass, a trumpet, accordian and drums without plugging in laptops is desirable.

Very interested in your advice.

Many thanks,
Matt

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#677678 - 01/02/05 09:11 PM Re: Korg SP-200, Technics SX-P50 or Casio PX-300?
Kenpcola Offline
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Registered: 06/07/04
Posts: 86
Loc: Pensacola, FL
PX300 is for home use. It has music arranger function also. Piano sound is not that good. I lean toward Technics given your situation.
I agree Korg SP keys action is aweful. Only Korg model I like so far is Concerto ES300, which is home digital piano.

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#677679 - 01/03/05 12:40 AM Re: Korg SP-200, Technics SX-P50 or Casio PX-300?
mattp52 Offline
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Registered: 12/30/04
Posts: 3
Thanks, reassuring advice as I have gone with the Technics. It's a solid beast and the action is the best I have tried for the price. have found I get a very nice sound layering the cocnert grand with the pop grand.

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