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Re: Cabinet vs Stage/Midi [Re: jamiecw] #2767801 09/26/18 03:12 PM
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I hear you both!
Originally Posted by Jitin
The issue i encountered was ... the highs would hurt, almost piercing for the ears, while lower volumes lows and mids would sound to low, but highs ok.
Originally Posted by jamiecw
... and the digital piano sounded like a screaming cat!
The native sound from most digital pianos is pretty poor.
I think your problem is not with the speakers at all.
It's the piano's tone generator.

As karvala says:
Originally Posted by karvala
... there are three elements of a digital piano: keyboard/action, sound sample/model and sound reproduction.
Of those three, two are undoubtedly better achieved through third-party additions compared to what any DP currently offers.
No speaker system can compete with good headphones for sound quality, and no internal sounds can compete with VSTs.

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Re: Cabinet vs Stage/Midi [Re: jamiecw] #2767805 09/26/18 03:47 PM
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My own experience is that digital pianos with a full cabinet give a more complete sound than slab or minimalistic cabinet, when using the integrated sound.
I remember I have tried Roland F-130R and RP-401R in the same showroom, side by side. With headphones I could feel no difference.
I have not tried external amp but most likely there would have been no difference either.
With integrated sound the difference was shocking.

I guess it is simply physics: the weight of the vibrating body counts.


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