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#677803 - 11/06/04 09:28 PM casio vs yamaha  
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I am buying a keyboard for my daughter for Christmas. There are two models for that I am considering - Yamaha DGX205 and Casio WK3000. Both are $300.

I have played both and they seem to be comparable. Any opinions??? (please) Is there anything that one can do that the other can't or is the difference strictly a question of which can do the same things better?

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#677804 - 11/07/04 10:38 AM Re: casio vs yamaha  
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i'm not familiar with either, but Yamaha brand costs usually higher than Casio brand assuming the same functionality. i would buy Yamaha if i were you, but maybe consider some other models, such as PSR293. by the way, how many keys are there on those keyboards, 61, 76 or 88?

#677805 - 11/07/04 12:20 PM Re: casio vs yamaha  
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Thank you, Signa.

Both have 76 keys. I don't really understand the various features but the two models seem to be very similar in functionality.

#677806 - 11/07/04 04:11 PM Re: casio vs yamaha  
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76-key keyboard will be ok if your daughter never played any keyboard before. i would pick Yamaha, simply because most people like Yamaha brand better and i do too. you can get more information about DGX205 here to understand the specs better:

http://www.yamaha.com/yamahavgn/CDA/ContentDetail/ModelSeriesDetail/0,6373,CNTID%253D28495%2526CTID%253D205200,00.html

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