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#2069376 - 04/23/13 01:27 PM I might be buying a Casio Privia PX-700 today.  
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Paying $300 used. Thoughts? Includes the cabinet, pedals, and bench. What should I check for? Is this a good price? Would it be better to get a PX-150 if I just want something to stay at home and practice on? What are the differences between these two pianos, besides the PX-150 has significantly better polypohony? I'm stepping up from a 61-key Yamaha PSR grin

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#2069423 - 04/23/13 03:01 PM Re: I might be buying a Casio Privia PX-700 today. [Re: elkend]  
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Price is reasonable. Check and make sure all the functions work and definitely play it to see if you like the touch. This model is about 4 to 5 years old. It uses an older sound engine and the touch is heavier. You might find the keys noisy. I would definitely compare it to the current generation of Privia to see which you like better. The piano sound and touch are definitely improved on the current models, but these older ZPI Casios are still appealing.

#2069552 - 04/23/13 06:52 PM Re: I might be buying a Casio Privia PX-700 today. [Re: elkend]  
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32-note polyphony sounds like a lot, until you layer two tones and hold down the pedal. And then, it may not be quite enough . . .

Check for YouTube videos by "PianoManChuck" -- he has one about "minimum requirements" for a beginner's digital piano. I forget if he recommends at least 32, or at least 48, for the "polyphony" count. He knows more than I do.

"Short decay time" was a common complaint about the old Casio's. It's not so much a problem in the PX-150/PX-350 etc. -- they really have improved.

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