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#700943 - 11/29/04 11:51 AM Roland F-50
digiguy Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
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Does anyone know if the Roland F-50 is a new model or discontinued? It's "featured" on the Roland website, but it doesn't show up on their comparison charts. When I called several local dealers, they had never heard of that model. Then I found one that had it as a "close out" at a deeply-discounted price. It was side-by-side an MP-60. The MP-60 sounded much better (and was much more money). Do you think it was just the speakers, or different samples?

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#700944 - 11/29/04 12:22 PM Re: Roland F-50
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Registered: 07/17/04
Posts: 210
Dunno, you should know that I've never seen either, but the Roland site only just recently put their user manuals online for only the current models, and the F-50 manual is there, so it must be pretty current. A seach on Google shows it available at all the normal online dealers, so it must still be current.

This site has a brief model comparison
http://www.musiciansbuy.com/Digital_Piano_comparsion.html

showing only $200 difference ($1200 vs $1400) which may all be in the larger wooden stand? They also reached a different sound comparison result, but different larger external speakers certainly do affect the sound. All these portables need larger external speakers.

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#700945 - 11/29/04 04:08 PM Re: Roland F-50
digiguy Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
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We just picked up the Roland F-50 for $900, with a bench included. I'll let you all know how it sounds. P.S. I found a press release on the Roland website indicating that it was introduced in January 2004.

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