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Roland RP201 or Yamaha CLP 330?
#1519161 09/20/10 01:57 PM
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Which would you prefer and why?

Any advise you have is appreciated. smile

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konabear #1519202 09/20/10 03:11 PM
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I think the most important characteristic of the digital piano is the key action so hat is how I compare them.

I'm not a fan of Roland's "Alpha" key action. I'd prefer Yamaha's "GH" or "GH3" as in the CLPxxx pianos

But there are many non-Alpha Rolands and there are lower priced Yamaha pianos that also have "GH" keys. Have you looked at other Roland and other Yamaha models?

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I've found that the Roland keys are clunkier than Yamaha's. Also, I prefer the piano that Yamaha uses for their sampling, so Yamaha would be my vote.


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Originally Posted by sarahsays
I've found that the Roland keys are clunkier than Yamaha's.


I don't think you can say that in general. Both Roland and Yamaha make two or three different key actions. I think some Rolands are better then some Yamahas and also some Yamahas are better then some Rolands.

In this specific case I do agree and I'd prefer the Yamaha's keys. But if you were to pick a different model Roland, like say the RD700 then I'd prefer the Roland of the Yamaha.

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I'd vote for the Roland HP302, it can't be much pricier than the Yamaha...


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