Zimmermann S6 | Upright Piano Demo & Review | Designed by C Bechstein

Zimmerman S6

 Famed high-end German piano maker C. Bechstein offers a wider range of product offerings in terms of price than perhaps any other manufacturer. From the C. Bechstein Concert Series which are among the most elite pianos on Earth, to the new Zimmermann pianos available at an affordable price, built to compete with Japanese-made grands […]

W Hoffmann T177 | Tradition Series | Grand Piano Review

W Hoffmann T177

 The W. Hoffmann series of pianos from the C. Bechstein Europe parent company presents many choices for today’s piano buyer. The Vision series is the entry point to the line and offers a modern, handcrafted European piano from the Czech Republic for about the price of a professional Japanese instrument, while the top-end Professional […]

Yamaha C2X vs Kawai GX2 | Grand Piano Comparison, Review & Demo

Yamaha C2X vs Kawai GX2

 When it comes to professional quality grand pianos approaching the 6-foot classic size marker, there’s no question that one of the world’s most popular comparisons is the Yamaha C2X vs Kawai GX2 Blak. Especially in North America, these two instruments are ubiquitous in post-secondary music institutions and other fine teaching studios. In today’s article […]

Piano Buying Tips: 10 Common Mistakes People Make When Buying A Piano

Piano Buying Tips

 Piano Buying Tips – 10 Mistakes to Look Out For Purchasing a first piano can be fairly intimidating, especially if you don’t already have a lot of experience with pianos. Fortunately, here at Merriam Pianos, we’ve seen the piano purchasing process through with literally thousands of customers since our inception, from beginners to concert-level […]

Best Digital Piano Under $1000 | Yamaha, Roland, Kawai & Casio

Best Digital Piano Under $1000

 Welcome to a fresh rundown of our favorite pianos and keyboards between the $500 and $1000 (USD) price range available on the market. In this article, we’ll be looking at various models for the best digital piano under $1000, from Kawai’s ES110 to Yamaha’s P125, Casio’s fairly new PX-S1000, or Roland’s FP30. Every piano […]

Roland FP-30X FAQ | Features, Performance, And Overall Value | Digital Piano FAQ

Roland FP-30X FAQ

The Roland FP-30X is easily one of the single most popular 88-key digital pianos currently on the market, known for its killer combination of key touch, piano sound, features, connectivity, portability and very reasonable price point. Now, if you’re considering the FP-30X and are in the midst of research, there’s a chance that very specific […]

Casio PX-S1100 FAQ | Digital Piano FAQ | Including Features, Performance, And Overall Value

Casio PX-S1100 FAQ

Next up in our series covering commonly asked questions regarding specific digital piano models, we present to you: the Casio PX-S1100 FAQ –  examining features, performance and overall value. The Privia PX-S1100 is a fairly recent release from Casio. A highly portable, 88-key weighted action digital piano that serves as the follow-up to the innovative […]

Roland FP-90X FAQ | Get To Know The Roland FP-90X | Digital Piano FAQ

Roland FP-90X FAQ

 The FP-90X is the follow-up to the Roland FP90 and the flagship portable piano of Roland’s beloved FPX series and is without question one of the most powerful and capable all-in-one portable digital pianos currently on the market. Continuing our series on the top FAQ for popular pianos, we ran the Google analytics to […]

Casio PX-S5000 vs PX-S1100 | Digital Piano Review | Casio Privia PX Comparison

Casio PX-S5000 vs PX-S1100

 With the recent expansion of the Casio Privia PX line, suddenly we’ve gone from two portable models to five with the new PX-S5000, PX-S6000 and PX-S7000 Privia digital pianos newly hitting the market. The PX-S5000 serves as the direct step up to the hugely popular PX-S1100, and with a price point that isn’t overly […]

Casio PX-S1100 vs Roland FP10 | Digital Piano Review & Comparison

Casio PX-S1100 vs Roland FP10

 When the Roland FP10 digital piano hit the market a few years back it was almost instantly dubbed a ‘category killer’ due to its high-quality piano sound, and most importantly, due to the presence of the Roland PHA4 action. The Casio PX-S1000 quickly became a great challenger due to its own unique value proposition […]