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#701377 - 11/24/02 03:16 PM I need help picking out a digital piano!
jeaniel Offline
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Registered: 11/24/02
Posts: 2
I am new at playing the piano. I want toget a good digital piano, but don't know which kind. DO you have any preferences or suggestions??

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#701378 - 11/24/02 08:47 PM Re: I need help picking out a digital piano!
JimM Offline
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Registered: 11/04/02
Posts: 200
Loc: Northern California
Give us an idea of your budget and whether it needs to look like a piece of furniture or just a keyboard. Then we can provide better suggestions.
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#701379 - 11/27/02 04:24 PM Re: I need help picking out a digital piano!
iwantkeyboard Offline
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Registered: 11/27/02
Posts: 2
Loc: Toronto
I as well wanna get a digital keyboard. My budget is about $1000 and no it does not have to look at a furniture
Features and sound count.

#701380 - 12/03/02 01:54 PM Re: I need help picking out a digital piano!
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Registered: 01/18/02
Posts: 1458
Loc: Chapel Hill, NC
Check out the Yamaha P-80. Has pianos, organs, harpsichord, strings sounds. Weighted keys feel like a "real" piano. Can be had for $899 or less. A stand will and bench will cost $50-110. Then buy a subwoofer/satellite powered speaker system (like used for a computer) for $50. You'll be set.
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#701381 - 12/14/02 04:59 PM Re: I need help picking out a digital piano!
fourthfinger Offline
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Registered: 12/10/02
Posts: 51
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I agree with the P80. Try musician's friend online site or a Guitar Center if there's one near you. The P80 is a really decent sub-1000 piano!

#701382 - 12/15/02 06:16 PM Re: I need help picking out a digital piano!
newpianoplayer Offline
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Registered: 11/12/01
Posts: 362
Check out ebay Canada. There are some liquidation, banckruptcy dealers advertising 88 key keyboards. Remember the price in Canada will be more than in the U.S. I priced a P80 for $1200 plus tax in November.
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#701383 - 01/10/03 04:21 PM Re: I need help picking out a digital piano!
Sarah19 Offline
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Registered: 01/10/03
Posts: 4
Loc: Vancouver, BC, Canada
You live in Toronto, Yamaha Canada headquarters. There are something like 5 Yamaha Distributers in your area that are all harshly competitive. I bet you can find an excellent deal on a Yamaha P80 in your neighborhood. Sounds like you're set!

#701384 - 01/10/03 04:54 PM Re: I need help picking out a digital piano!
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I have a Yamaha P80 here in the Piano World office. I think it's great for the money.

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