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Offline willba

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Wondering which keyboard to buy?
« on: October 12, 2016, 09:30:15 PM »
I'm a intermediate/advanced piano player with an upright Blüthner. I'd like to get a keyboard to save space. I'd like it to be as similar as possible to a real piano, but I'm not interested in the extras (500 different pianos to choose from, etc). Any idea what I should be looking to buy?

Offline josh93248

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Re: Wondering which keyboard to buy?
«Reply #1 on: October 12, 2016, 10:54:53 PM »
I'm no expert but you may like to look at Roland's selection. http://www.rolandcorp.com.au/categories/keyboards/
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Offline chopinlover01

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Re: Wondering which keyboard to buy?
«Reply #2 on: October 13, 2016, 01:39:34 AM »
Try to get something with hammer action. If that isn't an option, Yamaha also has some decent choices.
Above all, though, make sure you really PLAY the piano you want to buy. Kawais look nice (and sound great with soft music), but I can rarely get a sound out of them above forte (especially on the grands).
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Offline huaidongxi

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Re: Wondering which keyboard to buy?
«Reply #3 on: October 13, 2016, 08:32:05 PM »
hope you're not giving up the bluethner for a digital.  your budget will largely determine whether you can find a digital that has both the full sound of an acoustic and the touch/response in the action.  the digitals that have both usually cost the equivalent of a decent studio sized upright.  if the touch/response is the priority, the cost can be moderated because the better amplifiers and speakers significantly increase the price.