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I'm buying a digital piano...advice? watch

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    Basically I have about £650 budget and just wondered if the Yamaha YDP140 is a good buy.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...pf_rd_i=468294

    If not does anyone think there's anything better for the same price?

    Also this digital piano is cheaper from normans instruments...http://www.normans.co.uk/p-17-yamaha...ark-alder.aspx

    Has anyone ever brought anything from there..is it trustworthy?

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    No matter what, you should try and play the instrument before you buy it. At least when you've decided on a model that you enjoy playing, responds well and has a good sound then you can decide to shop around for the best price.
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    (Original post by JB Johnstone)
    No matter what, you should try and play the instrument before you buy it. At least when you've decided on a model that you enjoy playing, responds well and has a good sound then you can decide to shop around for the best price.
    Ahh ok thanks =)
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    I have the same piano you're looking at (I think), I think it's great and have had no problems with it
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    My #1 recommendation would be: Try before you buy!

    It's frustratingly time-consuming when you're in a rush to buy one, but totally worth doing. I bought a digital piano last year and before I started trekking around the showrooms, I was expecting to buy either a Kurzweil SP2X (weighted keyboard) or a Yamaha CLP series. After I'd tried a few in shops I was astonished at how much of a mistake that would have been! To me, the Kurzweils sounded and felt electronic and cheap, and the only Yamahas I liked were the ones way out of my budget!

    In the end I went for a Kawai, the CL35. I'd never heard of the brand before, but found it in a showroom and it looked and felt fantastic.

    I'm generally one for online research and then quick buying decisions, but I'm really glad I took the time to check these out in person.


    Good luck and enjoy your new piano, whichever you go for!
 
 
 
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