Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
129 registered members (Almaviva, 17curleyj, A Guy, agraffe, Albunea, anm82, 28 invisible), 1,686 guests, and 6 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 5 of 5 1 2 3 4 5
#1990088 - 11/23/12 04:03 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 3,510
gvfarns Offline
3000 Post Club Member
gvfarns  Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 3,510
Texas
Ahhh the season of NAMM. So promising and so often disappointing.

I anticipated so much last year and the only things it delivered (that attracted my attention) were the NU1 and Ivory's American Steinway.

(ad) ROLAND

Click Here

#1990165 - 11/23/12 10:53 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: gvfarns]  
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 431
kippesc Offline
Full Member
kippesc  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 431
United States
Originally Posted by gvfarns
Ahhh the season of NAMM. So promising and so often disappointing.

I anticipated so much last year and the only things it delivered (that attracted my attention) were the NU1 and Ivory's American Steinway.


Do you suppose Synthogy will announce a new product that will ship Summer 2013 -- i.e., Sept or Oct 2013? [Insert winky emoticon.] I do like Synthogy's stuff; I just get impatient waiting 9 months for it.


Steinway B
Yamaha AvantGrand N2
Roland RD-700NX
#1990553 - 11/25/12 02:37 AM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 3,510
gvfarns Offline
3000 Post Club Member
gvfarns  Offline
3000 Post Club Member

Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 3,510
Texas
Haha, yeah that was disappointing too. We had a demo of the new piano in January, but they must have been doing some major debugging or something because no one here could get their hands on one for a looooong time.

#2019649 - 01/23/13 01:58 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 41
Matt Peckham Offline
Full Member
Matt Peckham  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 41
Iowa


Yamaha AvantGrand N2
Nord Electro 4 HP
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2019659 - 01/23/13 02:15 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 973
36251 Offline
500 Post Club Member
36251  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 973
Originally Posted by Matt Peckham
Have one, love it. Thanks for sharing.


AG N2 | CP4 | SSv3 | GK MK & MP
#2019664 - 01/23/13 02:30 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,884
Dave Ferris Offline
1000 Post Club Member
Dave Ferris  Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,884
Glendale, Ca.
Nice piece Matt, enjoyed it. And nice gig too... cool

I'll be checking the Marriott out here in a day or two (NAMM) to see if anything is new in the world of Yamahas and AGs.


https://soundcloud.com/dave-ferris

2005 NY Steinway D
Yamaha CP4, CP5
#2019671 - 01/23/13 02:43 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Dave Ferris]  
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 41
Matt Peckham Offline
Full Member
Matt Peckham  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 41
Iowa
Thanks Dave! The other bit of fun news: Just joined two local bands and picked up a Nord Electro 4 HP, so I'll circle back soon with a review of that.

Looking forward to hearing your reports on NAMM. I was on the verge of going myself, but my wife and I are about to build a house and we're looking after a 6-month-old (our first). It'd be fun to connect at one of these shows down the road...

Last edited by Matt Peckham; 01/23/13 02:43 PM.

Yamaha AvantGrand N2
Nord Electro 4 HP
#2019692 - 01/23/13 03:40 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,884
Dave Ferris Offline
1000 Post Club Member
Dave Ferris  Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,884
Glendale, Ca.
Most definitely ! Hope to meet up sometime. Yeah the Nords are the best thing going for lightweight gigging tools. I'm enjoying my Nord Piano 2 for what it is.

Wow, you and your wife have more then enough going on right now.. Never any kids here, just dogs .. smile Congrats on both of the new additions, our niece just had their first on 12/28, so everyone's excited over that.


https://soundcloud.com/dave-ferris

2005 NY Steinway D
Yamaha CP4, CP5
#2019764 - 01/23/13 05:52 PM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Sep 2007
Posts: 12,965
Kawai James Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Kawai James  Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Joined: Sep 2007
Posts: 12,965
Hamamatsu, Japan
Matt, congrats on your new additions - both the Nord and the baby! wink

James
x


Employed by Kawai Japan, however the opinions I express are my own.
Nord Electro 3 fan & occasional rare groove player.
#2021012 - 01/25/13 10:35 AM Re: Presto: From a Kawai MP10 to a Yamaha AvantGrand N2... [Re: Matt Peckham]  
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 431
kippesc Offline
Full Member
kippesc  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 431
United States
Very good second review of the N2.

In the picture, you show the piano with the top lid down; I've found that makes it sound (not surprisingly) like it's closed up in a box, and it deadens the high frequencies. Do you tend to keep the top lid closed/down?

Also, you mention playing software pianos through the N2 (using the line ins), which works, but there is an issue with a noise gate that Yamaha put in the instrument which creates issues when playing quietly, or when notes are sustained and allowed to decay to a quiet level. When the noise gate threshold is reached, you start to hear an effect that is like the volume control being turned up and down, up and down.



Steinway B
Yamaha AvantGrand N2
Roland RD-700NX
Page 5 of 5 1 2 3 4 5

Moderated by  Piano World 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 - first impressions
by TheodorN. 05/26/17 02:25 PM
Piano Shopping
by Marksydney. 05/26/17 10:43 AM
Yamaha U1 dropped on delivery
by Steve's Piano. 05/26/17 10:39 AM
Question: Liszt, Mephisto Waltz #1
by jondavwal. 05/26/17 10:31 AM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Report Problems With New Forums
Report Problems with New Forums Here!
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics179,893
Posts2,629,960
Members87,892
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0