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-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 […]

Casio AP710 vs Roland HP702 | Digital Piano Review & Comparison

Casio AP710 vs Roland RP702

 The upper mid-range part of the home digital piano market has been increasingly popular over the last few years with families, adult beginners and experienced pianists who need a versatile practice instrument. The Casio AP710 vs Roland HP702 are two popular options in this category, and they happen to be priced close together in […]

Kawai ES110 Digital Piano | 12 FAQs Including Performance Features & Overall Value

Kawai ES110

Continuing our “12 FAQs” series, today we’ll be setting our sights on another immensely successful and well-regarded 88-key weighted action portable digital piano – the Kawai ES110. The ES110 has been one of Kawai’s best-selling musical instruments since its release in early 2017 and considering everything it has to offer for the price point, most […]

Roland Juno-DS88 vs FA-08 | Synthesizer Comparison & Demo

Roland Juno-DS88 vs FA-08

 Roland has one of the fullest lineups of keyboards and digital pianos out there, with a variety of offerings built for just about every application. While we’ve covered much of what Roland has to offer in the digital piano space, today we’re going to circle back on a couple of synthesizer products that we’ve […]

Casio CDP S350 | 88-Key Digital Piano Review

Casio CDP S350

 If you’re looking for an affordable, highly portable 88-note digital piano with weighted keys, tons of sound and features like auto accompaniment, the new Casio CDP S350 compact digital piano makes a compelling case. Casio always has a big presence in the entry-level digital piano market, and the CDP S350 is sure to be […]