Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps and more.

Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
166 registered (accordeur, ajames, AndrewJCW, Albunea, Aibohphobia, 39 invisible), 1785 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#677768 - 10/13/08 11:49 AM Choosing a digital piano help please
kupow Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 09/13/08
Posts: 8
Hi! I'm thinking of buying a new digital piano. I have a casio px-200, it's a good piano but the keys drive me crazy, the loud noise, the double hit on top, plus the crappy loose plastic sound they do when stricken hard... Anyway, my budget is up to 1600 dollars, maybe 1800. What digital piano do you advice me to buy? I heard the roland pianos are the best, along with some yamaha ones... but i don't really know the market so I'm asking for your help.

(ads) Sweetwater / Roland
The Right Mic Makes all the Difference. Piano Mics at Sweetwater

Click Here

#677769 - 10/13/08 12:12 PM Re: Choosing a digital piano help please
signa Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
you can check out Yamaha YDP160, which is about $1300.

#677770 - 10/13/08 03:14 PM Re: Choosing a digital piano help please
RayMetz100 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/05/08
Posts: 119
Loc: Everett, WA
I really like my Yamaha CP33 and would buy the same model if I lost it. No speakers though, so you're on your own there. Also no recording, no rhythm, few voices, and heavy too. Those things are fine with me because I need to focus on learning piano rather than fiddling with gizmos. The CP33 makes a great piano and sounds better than anything with internal speakers in my opinion.
PianoMagic.com student
Recordings and piano pic at: RayMetz.com/Piano

#677771 - 10/13/08 03:21 PM Re: Choosing a digital piano help please
Eternal Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/21/06
Posts: 1285
Loc: Posts: 80,372
Roland FP4/FP7 would be my choice if I were ever to upgrade from my Casio.

#677772 - 10/14/08 06:33 AM Re: Choosing a digital piano help please
dannac Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/04/07
Posts: 601
Loc: USA
I've tried Yamaha 625, Kawai EP2, Roland FP-7.

Went with FP-7 and very satisfied.


Moderator:  Piano World 
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Yamaha CP4 or CP40 Free Bag
Buy a CP4 or CP40 Get a Free Bag
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Ad (the Piano Store)
the Piano Store - Restored Steinway Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Sheet music on the 18th century
by Young Musician
31 minutes 30 seconds ago
Aggregate Difficulty Rankings for Beethoven Sonatas
by preludetr
Today at 03:48 PM
Hoping to buy a digital piano
Today at 03:48 PM
How much to crane up 12 stories or up the stairs?
by sam abdel
Today at 03:39 PM
The Joyous Sounds of Latin America
by Piano World
Today at 03:20 PM
What's Hot!!
Posting Pictures on the Forums
Forums Rules & Help
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
Forum Stats
81,623 Registered Members
44 Forums
168,731 Topics
2,471,639 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |

copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission