Don’t have a keyboard yet? Overwhelmed by all the choices? Don’t know where to go to get one?
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Here are some choices below:
The Casio CTK-4000 is an affordable instrument that features a 61-note keyboard with piano-style, touch-sensitive keys, 570 sounds, 180 rhythms, reverb and chorus digital effects, built-in USB and more. With an audio input for an MP3 player, the Casio CTK-4000 is the perfect affordable instrument for a beginner player or advanced player.
Perfect for Both Beginners and Experts
The Casio CTK-4000 61-key portable keyboard is crammed with great sounds and music-making features, so it’s great for beginning players, advanced players, and everyone in between. The Casio CTK-4000 includes 570 sounds, 180 rhythms, and 152 songs/lessons. Plus, the Casio CTK-4000’s new sampling function makes it more fun than play with than ever. Pick a sound – up to 10 seconds – on your portable audio device, then play the sound on your Casio CTK-4000 as you press piano keys to spice up your playing.
The Casio CTK-4000 is great for beginners for two reasons. First, it’s afforadable. Second, the built-in Step-Up lessons, facilitated by the CTK-4000’s graphic screen, make learning both easy and fun.
Finally, you can connect to your computer with the Casio CTK-4000’s USB port.
The Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano delivers a piano-focused sound set that will propel your music to the next level. The YPG-235 features 76 Graded Soft Touch action piano-style keys that are perfect for the beginner to the expert. A USB port is also included allowing you to download new Songs and Styles for playing. The interactive lesson feature lets you set your own tempo so you can progress at your own speed.
– 76 piano-style keys with Graded Soft Touch
– 6-track sequencer allows you to record your own music
– USB and Flash ROM to download new Songs and Styles for playing
– 5 types preset Master EQ
– Interactive Lessons: Your Tempo mode helps you learn to play
– Backlit LCD, panel lights, pitch bend wheel
– Portable Grand Button: industry’s best piano
– Yamaha XGlite/GM voices plus Sweet!, Cool!, Split and Dual voice
– Performance Assistant guarantees a rewarding music experience
– Music Database 267 keyboard setups by song title
Manufacturer’s Description for Korg SP170s Digital Piano, 88-Key
Compact and unobtrusive, the Korg SP-170s is designed for the modern world. Korg’s new Natural Weighted Hammer Action (NH) faithfully reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano. The two skillfully sampled concert grand piano sounds capture all the nuances of the performer’s touch. A total of ten sounds are provided, including electric pianos, harpsichord, organs, strings, and more. Selectable Reverb and Chorus effects add character to the sound. The built-in speaker system delivers a deep and powerful sound; dual headphone jacks allow for parent/child or student/teacher private practice, or for just sharing with friends.
– Simple in design, the portable and stylish SP-170s emphasizes the vital piano elements: a comfortable keyboard, and a satisfying sound
– Convenient Piano Play button instantly recalls the main piano sound
– The Sound button provides access to each of the ten internal sounds
– The two skillfully sampled concert grand piano sounds capture all the nuances of the performer’s touch
– A total of ten sounds are provided, including electric pianos, harpsichord, organs, strings, and more
– Korg’s new Natural Weighted Hammer Action (NH) faithfully reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano
– The Key Touch Control offers three levels of sensitivity to match the keyboard response to any playing style
Manufacturer’s Description for Yamaha DGX-530 88-Key Portable Keyboard
The 88-key Yamaha DGX-530 offers Graded Soft Touch action, 500 voices, USB connectivity, a built-in sequencer, a stand, adapter and sustain pedal. Performance Assistance Technology ensures error-free performances and a Music Database provides complete keyboard setups by song title. The song recorder is easy to use, and five types of Master EQ allow players to adjust the sound. Yamaha Education Suite is a proven method to help get novices playing music on the keyboard easily and intuitively. USB connectivity lets you bridge the DGX-530 to a computer for (optional) software-based sequencing, scoring, sampling, and more. MIDI lets instruments communicate and share with one another.
The Yamaha DGX-530 is a sophisticated, engaging, and fun musical instrument. The model’s design accents also add an attractive touch. The Yamaha DGX Series offers users a high quality, moderately priced digital piano with features typically found on high-end professional synthesizer products. For learning, performing, and digital recording, the DGX-530 is quite ideal.
– 88 Graded Soft Touch keyboard
– Acoustic, super-expressive Live!, Cool! and Sweet! Voices
– Easy Song Arranger feature and Performance Assistant Technology
– USB connection for convenient storage and song data playback
– Pitch bend wheel to add smooth pitch variations to notes played