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Schimmel W118 vs Yamaha U1

Schimmel W118
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Yamaha U1
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Offline classical

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Schimmel vs Yamaha
« on: August 02, 2020, 02:15:16 PM »
Hi all, just a question regarding the comparison between the Schimmel W118 and the Yamaha U1 (looking at the price possibly a better comparison than the B3 I was initially considering). Has anyone had experience with both/either pianos, if so what are your experiences and which would be a better choice. I realise that the U1 is a very well known and more popular piano in comparison to the Wilhelm series of the Schimmel which may have less recognition but does this ultimately lead to better quality? Iím personally not so sure, I also realise this is entirely subjective but would like some pointers on which direction to go in. Alternatively if anyone has any other suggestions of pianos I should try in that price range, I would appreciate recommendations, what do people think of the W. Hoffman which I have personally never played?

Many thanks :-\ :-\

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Re: Schimmel vs Yamaha
«Reply #1 on: August 16, 2020, 12:19:42 AM »
I was at Schimmel from 1987-1992 and i am the agent for Schimmel in Iceland.
I can Guarantee you, with Schimmel you will get top quality for a good price....
Yamaha Pianos are manufactured all over the word, but Schimmel only in Braunschweig Germany.
Hope this will help you :-)
Best Regards from Iceland