Digital keyboards are quite popular in the market because keyboards meet most users’ requirements, and come at a cheaper price than standard acoustic pianos, so a lot of people choose keyboards. Yamaha has digital pianos that have attracted many music artists over the years; there are many types of keyboards to choose from, so here are 5 popular Yamaha keyboards for you.
1. Yamaha P45
The Yamaha P45 Piano is a keyboard whose value is higher than the amount actually spent to buy it. Yamaha uses the latest technology to give you a great sound experience.
- It has 88 keys (Graded Hammer Standard, or GHS), similar to that of standard pianos. When using the P45, instead of touch-heavy keys, the keys are genuinely light, an improvement that creates favorable playing conditions.
- Using AWM (Advanced Wave Memory), this keyboard creates deep sound that highlights the nuance of every musical note.
- It uses digital technology to record the sounds of musical instruments in order to reproduce and record high-quality audio samples.
- It has 64-note polyphony; this lets you practice playing other sounds, and is enhanced by quickly increasing the number of notes you can play at once.
- There is a USB port, so you can easily connect to a computer.
2. Yamaha DGX650WH
Learning to play the piano is never more interesting than with the Yamaha DGX-650 Electronic Piano; it integrates learning software for beginners with a variety of songs to learn to play – even songs from artists who are famous worldwide.
- Its GHS keyboard has 88 keys with the most advanced technology of Yamaha.
- A pure CF Sound Engine creates a clear piano sound, and even emulates the sound of the famous Yamaha CFIIIS 9′ Concert Grand Piano. The resonance effects and the interaction of renewable wiring help to achieve the true sound.
- It has a Full Dot LCD Screen, DGX-650 is equipped with 128 polyphony, and hundreds of different languages, including English.
- With its smart chord function, you just hit a single note with one finger, and the keys will play an entire chord, from simple triads to jazz chords.
- The USB port helps you store and share music with ease.
- Connect an external device like an iPod into the AUX-in port for listening to music through its speakers.
- You have the option to get 2 different pedals, including the toad flexible pedal, and the professional pedal LP-7A.
3. Yamaha P115
Yamaha P115 keyboards have highly compact designs with style and modernity. It has added more applications, including iOS software. For this reason, the Yamaha P115 has attracted a lot of users – that and its reasonable price. However, before deciding to buy this digital piano, you should read a Yamaha P115 review.
- Upgraded from the P105, it supports up to 192 Polyphony, and allows complex playing techniques.
- The full-size keyboard comes with key hammer action to create the feel of a real piano sound, and touch-sensitive finger fitted Matte finish in the early hours of practice for free sliding.
- Sound Boost makes high notes clearer for the audience to enjoy music a great way.
- It has a technique controller on the iOS, which you can use to control your piano remotely with one finger touch. You can also save your favorite settings and then reopen them via the controller on iOS.
- It has 14 built-in sounds with different rhythms and styles; you can play any kind of music with a complete sample buffer created from a single chord.
4. Yamaha YPG 535
Perhaps you will not find a better Yamaha electric piano if you would like to explore the boundaries of music. The YPG 535 is a Portable Grand Piano.
- There are 88 gentle frets, combined with AWM technology (Advanced Wave Memory) for the most wonderful sound.
- Its large LCD screen can display the lyrics and the musical notes of songs, automatically changing while you’re playing.
- It supports up to 32 chords, and can be performed on site. You can easily play in its Dual mode, Spilt, Damper Resonance, or One Touch settings without any difficulties.
5. Yamaha Arius YPD-142
The Yamaha Arius YPD-142 focuses on the pianist for an enjoyable experience. You will hardly be able distinguish its sound from a standard piano.
- It has the standard 88 keys; YDP-142 technology uses audio advanced technology, including the Pure CF which is taken from the famous CFIIIS 9′ piano.
- Pure CF brings the sound of a Yamaha piano CFIIIS 9′ used in concert, meticulously refined. The conditions are controlled carefully to recreate the tone and resonance of authenticity of the music of this wonderful instrument with great precision.
- It has Skill Acquisition track recorder functions to help learners track progress by recording and allowing playback of music played on the YDP-142.
- The Damper Pedal’s resonance creates a real simulated sound that is most similar to the actuator in an acoustic piano; 3 pedals also support half-pedal operation to take effect, in a subtle way.
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