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Post by jazzylady on Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:50 pm

i'm thinking of buying a yamaha S900 . at the moment i'm playing on a casio Lk80.. You can't bring the instuments in , and there's no sustain .
so if anyone can tell me more about the yamaha , i would appreciate any comments -- thank you Very Happy

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Re: yamaha S900

Post by ionas on Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:30 pm

Has only 61 keys, right?, is rather expensive (what are you going to pay).

If you require a full fledged "digital" piano: try finding a dealer that has Kawai MP 9000 / Kawai MP 9500 / Kawai MP 8 (not MP 5) - the 9000/9500 probably will be used as they are out of production, replaced by the MP 8.

If you have room for a real one, why not get one, an upright does it too!, used from a dealer with good reputation probably okay...


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Post by jazzylady on Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:42 pm

Thank you for your reply . the price of the S900 is about $1900 aus
I have moved to a unit and i have the casio set up in the lounge . i will check out a portable piano too Laughing

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Re: yamaha S900

Post by ionas on Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:56 pm

What's a unit (sorry I am German, my English is medicore Wink.
Well buying a Kawai MP5/MP8-II new would cost a tad more... If you are really 68, get some relative and go on a shopping tour and test the digital pianos... I am a student and low on money so I need to buy used :/. Good luck.

p.s.: you can find the audio demos and "specs" of the pianos I mentioned here, but you can't see or hear how the piano action feels:
http://www.kawaius.com/main_links/digital/PRO/mp5.html
http://www.kawaius.com/main_links/digital/PRO/mp8II.html
The Kawai MP 9000 was replaced by the Kawai MP 9500 which was again replaced by the Kawai MP 8 which was replaced by the current Kawai MP 8 II. The MP5 is a smaller version of the MP 8


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Post by jazzylady on Sat Aug 14, 2010 12:23 am

Thank you for your reply. A unit is smaller than a house . there's 4 units on this block . there is a body corporate , who takes care of mowing any lawns etc you pay so much every 3 months for maintance lawns the body corp here $200 every 3 months .. Smile

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Post by ionas on Sat Aug 14, 2010 2:10 pm

Ah we call that "row house" (Reihenhaus) cause the /units/ look almost exactly the same and are usually within a row.

I really hope you find some way to get a good instrument, don't forget: play before you buy (if you spend that much money)!

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