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#677957 - 05/04/04 05:43 PM Need to get dd a piano, looking at Yamaha p60 P80?  
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I have had no musical training, but have sold audio equipment for several years and have an apprectiation for quality sound & reproduction.

Here's my dilema. My daughter has outgrown the digital keyboard that we have been borrowing (short keys and no sustain pedal adapter). DW and I have discussed looking for a digital piano. We like the idea of light weight (by comparison) and no maintenence issues (tuning) that a digital piano will provide.

I've seen a Yamaha p60 ($850) in the store that seems adaquate, saw a p80 for sale in the paper ($500), checked the Yamaha site, but can't determine what the diffeences are or if I should care.

I've also looked at a Technics SXPC25 ($1300). It seems to have a "warmer" tone to it, but for $500 I'm not sure it's worth it.

Is there something else that I should be looking at.

I would like to get a piano that she will not outgrow in a few years, but don't want to spend any more than I need to.

Help, I have no clue what I should be looking for.

ch10dad

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#677958 - 05/06/04 03:20 PM Re: Need to get dd a piano, looking at Yamaha p60 P80?  
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Your price on the P60 is way high. The list price is only $750, and if you order it online you can get free shipping, no sales tax, etc. For example, this site sells it for $750 with free shipping and a free Yamaha L120 stand. I bought my P90 here.


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