Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

Ad
Schumann's 4th Finger
Schumann's 4th Finger Enigma Resolved
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Who's Online
97 registered (Almaviva, Albert Brighten, Anita Potter, ando, 36251, 27 invisible), 1813 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#701277 - 09/28/07 05:43 PM Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Cyph3r Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/21/07
Posts: 99
Loc: Shropshire, UK
Hey all. Didn't really want to make two seperate threads. So right now I'm using an old Yamaha PSR-230. And I wanted to know if theres a way to make the sound of a key 'keep going' after I've let go of the key. I'm looking to get the same effect as pressing the furthest to the right pedal on a normal piano. Becuase right now, when I let go of a key, the sound pretty much stops immediately after I let the key go, and thats on full reverb! So if anyone can help me with that, that'd be amazing. =]

Also, I'm getting a new DP on christmas, but which one? I was looking at a Casio PX-110. Which is around £350. Is there any other DP's around that price range which are better than the PX110? Thanks in advance =]

Top
(ad) ROLAND

Click Here

#701278 - 09/28/07 06:07 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Triryche Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/11/06
Posts: 1456
Loc: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
You would need a sustain pedal.

The PX-110 is considered by many one of the best values at the lower price point.

Top
#701279 - 09/29/07 10:18 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Cyph3r Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/21/07
Posts: 99
Loc: Shropshire, UK
Alright, thanks Triryche, I'll be picking up a sustain pedal soon =]

Also, which would be best out of these:

Casio PX-110 (Inc Stand): £400
Casio PX-310 (No Stand): £400
Casio PX-200 (Inc Stand & Pedal Board): £500
Casio PX-700 (Inc Stand & Pedal Board): £485
Yamaha P-70 (No Stand): £400
Yamaha YDP131R (Inc Stand & Pedal Board): £500
Yamaha YDP-S30 (Inc Stand & Pedal Board): £500

Right now I'm leaning towards the PX-110. Becuase it's cheap and it comes with a stand (I don't have one right now) Or if I can stretch to £500, it seems the PX-200 is the best. Would everyone agree with this?

Top
#701280 - 09/29/07 10:23 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
signa Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
i would think PX200 is of the best value among those.

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#701281 - 09/29/07 10:25 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Cyph3r Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/21/07
Posts: 99
Loc: Shropshire, UK
Yeah it seemed the PX200 was the best, but it's alot of money =[ Particulary seeming that I don't want to take piano playing as a career or anything, I just like playing it.

Top
#701282 - 10/01/07 06:28 AM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Cyph3r Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/21/07
Posts: 99
Loc: Shropshire, UK
So is the PX-200 worth the extra over the PX110?

Top
#701283 - 10/01/07 03:11 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
signa Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
if you're short of money, then get a PX110, otherwise, get a PX200 (which i would go for if i were you, considering PX200's 128 polyphony vs. PX110's 32).

Top
#701284 - 10/01/07 03:26 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Cyph3r Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/21/07
Posts: 99
Loc: Shropshire, UK
Hurm yeah, the PX200 seems so much better, but damn, its expensive D:

Top
#701285 - 10/02/07 05:30 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Cyph3r Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/21/07
Posts: 99
Loc: Shropshire, UK
Hey all, got my sustain pedal today, a Yamaha FC4. Works great =]

But while i was at the piano shop, i asked about the PX-200 and the guy said it was crap basically. And something like the Yamaha DGX620 would be better. On paper the PX-200 seems ALOT better. So what would you say?

PX-200 or DGX620?

Top
#701286 - 10/02/07 05:53 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Triryche Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/11/06
Posts: 1456
Loc: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
IMHO they are both decent boards at that price point.
Sales people crack me up when they say something is crap, take it with a grain of salt, sometimes it just means they won’t make as much money on it as opposed to their suggested “better buy”.
If you are able to, try out both boards for yourself, and try them with a decent set of headphones, and also read consumer reviews on both.
For me, it was just as difficult to decide how much to spend as it was to decide which board to buy.
Good Luck!!

Top
#701287 - 10/02/07 08:13 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
ohitpro Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/24/07
Posts: 104
Loc: Columbus, Ohio, USA
I spent much time looking at the DGX620 but ended up getting the PX200. I also considered Korg SP250, Williams, M-Audio ProKeys 88, Yamaha P70, and other Casios in the sub US$1000 category. Each one had merits and Williams was the only brand that I thought was poor quality.

You really should try them all out and take your time. Don't let us or the salespeople tell you what's best for you.

I personally liked the action (heavier and less clunky), connections (separate pedal, outputs, headphones), trimmer and lighter case, and lower price of the PX200 over the DGX620. If price is the main issue then the PX110 is the lowest price decent hammer action DP right now IMO.

Hope that helps a little. Good luck!
_________________________
Whatever you do, do it from the heart...

Top
#701288 - 10/02/07 08:16 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
Cyph3r Offline
Full Member

Registered: 07/21/07
Posts: 99
Loc: Shropshire, UK
over here the DG620 is around 50-80 £ cheaper than the PX-200. its just spec wise the PX200 seems so much better, so i may just go with that.

also, why is the PX-200 better than the PX-700? The naming scheme doesnt make sense? Shouldnt the PX-200 be at the bottom of the range? not equal to the PX-800 ?? :S

Top
#701289 - 10/02/07 08:24 PM Re: Yamaha PSR-230 help. Also what new keyboard should I get?
ohitpro Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/24/07
Posts: 104
Loc: Columbus, Ohio, USA
The PX700 has the older technology. I don't understand the naming, either...

PX200/800 are same boards except for stand/pedals.

You can probably get the PX200 cheaper online than the DGX620. Definitely shop around.
_________________________
Whatever you do, do it from the heart...

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
What's Hot!!
New Forums Location & New Piano World Site
---------------------
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Sweetwater Hiring Keyboard Player!
Sweetwater Hiring Keyboard Player
(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
(ad)
A. Geyer Pianos
A. Geyer Pianos
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.

Piano Wire Music Wire Piano Strings


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Kawai CA97 - strange clicky noise on 3 keys
by ori0n
04/25/17 11:01 PM
Kawai KDP90 vs Casio AP460
by joesanga
04/25/17 09:39 PM
Use Spare Sustain Pedal as Soft Pedal (Yamaha P-105)
by ee375
04/25/17 06:11 PM
Names You Don't Know How to Pronounce
by WhoDwaldi
04/25/17 06:03 PM
Challenging songs for 2 years experienced pianist
by johnjones795
04/25/17 05:41 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Forum Stats
87,506 Registered Members
44 Forums
179,204 Topics
2,619,199 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission