So I decided to finally buy myself a piano. As a kid I was having piano courses for about 4 years but did not have the motivation to actually progress. And now I miss it
I need a silent piano, so that is why I choose a digital, and I have already read many of discussions on this amazing forum. I've even visited 2 piano shops and tried Yamaha CLP-535 and 545, Kawai CA-65 and Roland HP-506. I first eliminated the Roland, I felt it gets dominated by the other two brands. As for the Kawai, it has clearly the best action, very pleasurable, but I finally appreciated the most the CLP-545, mostly its finish and sound (richer than CLP-535).
I thought that I could make a decision without asking you here, having read everything possible on the subject, but I was wrong! I will need your help.
Recently I found on the internet 2 used models, both priced 1000€ - one CLP-270 and the other CLP-280. I've read that they were amazing pianos in 2005 and I could save a lot of money compared to a new CLP-545 (priced 2150€ in France).
The question is what would you do?
Do you think it is a good idea to buy a nearly 10 years old model? If it was heavily used, can it get broken? Is the risk worth the price difference? Or should I buy a new model for twice as much - having all the features of the old model plus more, but lacking the powerful speakers of the old model?
Thanks you all for giving me your insight since I am lost