My teacher's Piano is a DP Roland RP-401R, and is way better than the P45 I used to have. Also tried a P115, and it was barely the same as the P45. When I had the P45, I would strugle everytime I would go to the class just to adapt myself to the different keyboard (the entry level Yamahas (GHS) feel almost like slighltly heavy arranger keyboards... I felt that only the Clavinovas (GH3) and upwards had a feel in level with the Roland's entry level DPs (that use PH4)). So I went with the Roland F-140R, almost the same as the RP-401R (key action is identical, the sound is slightly worse), more compact and for me one of the better looking compact pianos. (I could have gone with the FP-30 that is also PH4, but after you add the stand and the pedals, the price was almost the same, and the F-140R is overall a better piano).
Now I'm 45, started playing a year ago, and my aspirations are not very serious I must say. I don't have the space, neither the funds to own a real piano. Even my piano classes are quite inexpensive. But I felt that not all DP are equal... some are more like real pianos than others. And some of these are better than a lousy traditional piano.
Last edited by Barrasman; 04/27/19 01:07 PM.