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Yamaha CLP200? #665362
08/08/05 07:46 PM
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I've found an old Yamaha CLP200 being offered for $500. It took me a while to even find a good reference to this model on the internet because it is quite old, especially by electronic standards. It was apparently manufactured in 1986. Does anyone know anything about this instrument?

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Re: Yamaha CLP200? #665363
08/08/05 09:32 PM
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it sounds too old. digital piano technology has advanced quickly every few years, so that i guess that old one isn't really worth buying anymore.

Re: Yamaha CLP200? #665364
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Salli,

Here is a link that has the release dates of Yamaha keyboard products that may help in your search:

http://www.yamaha.co.jp/manual/english/chron.php

Re: Yamaha CLP200? #665365
08/09/05 12:25 AM
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Thank you very much, Hawk. That confirms my other source which indicated that this model is from 1986.

I understand what Signa is saying about the technology being quite behind the times. However, since all I really want is to be able to play it as though it was a standard acoustic piano BUT be able to output the sound to a headset so that I can practice "soundlessly," does the outmoded electronics really matter? I'm just thinking that the age of it should give me a big bargaining chip to lower the price.

I guess I'm just wondering if there are other things I should be aware of that, in my ignorance, haven't occurred to me.

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Re: Yamaha CLP200? #665366
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I agree with signa on the CLP200. Five hundred dollars is a very large amount of money for a digital piano that is almost 20 years old. The CLP200 doesn’t have many features either according to the info on Yamaha’s website. Please see the CLP300/CLP200 manual at the following:

http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/pdf/emi/english/cla/CLP300E.PDF

I believe the Casio PX100, as signa recommended, would be a much better buy: a new digital piano with no wear & tear on the mechanics and electronics (when compared to the CLP200). You also get several years of technology improvements with the purchase of a new digital piano plus a warranty.

If you can afford several hundred dollars more, I would recommend a Yamaha P120. You should be able to get a new P120 with a stand and bench for about $1,250 (US) or less. Additionally, to date, the P120s have held their value extremely well based on my observations of ebay auctions.

Hope this helps…good luck!

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