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#693099 - 03/07/08 10:12 PM Yamaha P85 vs. Casio PX-320  
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Yamaha P85 digital piano cost $599.
Casio PX-320 cost $699.

Have not played either one. However, by just listen to the videos from the internet, the P85 sounds a lot better than PX-320.

Has anyone played both? What is your opinion?

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#693100 - 03/07/08 11:08 PM Re: Yamaha P85 vs. Casio PX-320  
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It's probably a better comparison between the P85 and the PX-200, given the feature set of the Yamaha. That Casio is at least $100 cheaper, depending on where you can find it. I'm not saying it's better, just that it's probably a better apples vs. apples comparison.

For that matter, the PX-120 matches the feature set even closer. Because it's a newer model, I'm not sure it's going to be cheaper, even though it would be considered more "entry level" than the PX-200. It seems as though the best prices are not to be found on the newest models...


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#693101 - 03/08/08 12:51 AM Re: Yamaha P85 vs. Casio PX-320  
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This isn't exactly what you're looking for, but if the P85 is like the P70 (which I own), then it's a great piano. I only use the primary grand piano sound and that's enough for me (I assume they use the same samples).

#693102 - 03/08/08 07:15 AM Re: Yamaha P85 vs. Casio PX-320  
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The P-85 has the better samples but also Yamaha's Graded-Hammer-Standard-Keyboard (GHS) which is very light.
For a Yamaha you better have GH(E) or higher (GH3).

It's vital that you compare the CASIO action with the YAMAHA budget-action type (GHS).


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I love my dark rosewood Yamaha CLP-240. She's as honest with me as a loyal dog but she sounds better.
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#693103 - 03/19/08 03:40 PM Re: Yamaha P85 vs. Casio PX-320  
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I tried the P85 and PX-200. I prefered the sound and feel of the PX-200. Plus it has a lot more features. Need to try them out.

#693104 - 03/19/08 06:17 PM Re: Yamaha P85 vs. Casio PX-320  
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Hi Mlee

I own a yamaha motif rack ES and that has a great sound but, I have to say I'm lovin' the sound of my new PX-320 more each day

I played some samples of how it sounds in this thread:-

http://www.pianoworld.com/ubb/ubb/ultimatebb.php?/topic/6/4352.html


Have a listen if you like


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