Casio PX-S1100 vs PX-S1000 | Digital Piano Review | Pros & Cons | What’s The Difference?

Casio PX-S1100 vs PX-S1000

 The Casio Privia PX-S1000 and PX-S3000 hit the market a few years ago, and both proved to be hugely popular Casio digital pianos, especially during the lockdown years of 2020 and 2021. The PX-S1000 has since been replaced by the PX-S1100 (and the S3000 by the PX-S3100), so of course, doing a comparison of […]

Digital Pianos | The Ultimate Digital Piano Buying Guide | Yamaha, Roland, Kawai, Casio & More

Digital Pianos Buyers Guide

 Pianos, both digital and acoustic, come in many shapes, sizes, prices, and brands, while also being extremely versatile instruments. They can be played solo, as a part of a band, or in front of an orchestra. With a piano, you can create rhythm, harmony, and melody all at once. It’s one of the reasons […]

Casio PX-S7000 vs Roland FP90X | Digital Piano Comparison & Review

Casio PX-S7000 vs Roland FP90X

 For years the high-end all-in-one portable digital piano portion of the market was occupied by only Roland, Kawai and Yamaha. With the release of the new Casio Privia PX-S5000, PX-S6000 and PX-S7000, Casio has officially entered the fray with their very own stage pianos. Already we’ve gotten a ton of requests to compare the […]

Casio PX-S5000 vs Roland FP30X | Digital Piano Review & Comparison

Casio PX-S5000 vs Roland FP30X

 Ever since Casio’s newest Privia PX models hit the market we’ve been getting a ton of requests to compare them to other already existing options in the marketplace. Today, we’ll be lining up the brand-new PX-S5000 against an absolute titan of the class in the Roland FP-30X. This comparison was pretty much inevitable because […]

Casio PX-S7000 | Digital Piano Review | Casio Privia PX-S7000

Casio PX-S7000

 By this point in time, odds are you’ve heard about Casio’s huge expansion of their beloved Privia PX series with the new PX-S5000, PX-S6000 and PX-S7000. These three new models get Casio products in parts of the market they haven’t occupied lately, or even in the case of the S6000 and S7000. In this […]

Casio PX-S1100 | Digital Piano Review & Unboxing | Casio PX-S1000 Improved

Casio PX-S1100

 The Casio PX-S1000 was a groundbreaking instrument with an incredibly small, highly portable battery-operated frame that still managed to deliver great sound and a weighted 88-key action. Today, we’re going to be unboxing and taking a look at its brand new Privia digital piano replacement – the Casio PX-S1100. The PX-S3000 also received an […]

Casio AP 470 | Digital Piano Review & Demo | Celviano Series

Casio AP 470

Welcome to another digital piano review here at Merriam Pianos. Today we’re reviewing the Casio Celviano AP-470 digital piano. The AP-470 has been with us for a little while, but it’s the first time we’ve had a chance to take a look at it, and its popularity has remained pretty strong in the marketplace. We’ll […]

Yamaha YDP 144 vs Casio PX 870 | Digital Piano Comparison & Review

Yamaha YDP 144 vs Casio PX 870

The under $2,000 CAD home digital piano market is one of the most competitive in the digital piano industry, hands down. Today, we’re going to compare two of the best-selling and highest-reviewed digital pianos with weighted keys in the category with the Yamaha YDP 144 vs Casio PX 870. The Yamaha Arius and Casio Privia […]

W Hoffmann P162 Professional Series | Baby Grand Piano Review

W Hoffmann P162

 C Bechstein’s W Hoffmann brand offers an undeniably intriguing set of pianos. Consisting of three different lines of different quality, the W. Hoffmann is a fully European handmade alternative to a German piano for a fraction of the price. In this article and review video we’ll be looking at the entry point to the […]

Roland Digital Piano Actions | PHA-4, PHA-50 & Hybrid Grand | Digital Piano Actions Explained

Roland Digital Piano Actions

 If you’re diving into the world of Roland digital piano actions, you may have noticed that they have several different configurations going into models throughout their lineup. This is the case with other digital piano manufacturers like Kawai, Casio, Korg and Yamaha as well. In this article and companion video instead of a digital […]