Best Digital Pianos Under $500 Buying Guide – PX-160, FP-10, P45

Roland FP-10 Stand Single Pedal

 Introduction Welcome to a fresh rundown of our favorite 88-key digital pianos up to $500 (USD) available in the North American market in 2021. This article will serve as a quick overview of the Roland FP-10, Casio PX-160, and Yamaha’s P45. Although these don’t represent all models in the marketplace in this range, these […]

Kawai KDP110 vs Yamaha Arius YDP-144 Digital Piano Comparison & Demo

Kawai KDP110 Digital Piano

 Introduction In this article, we will be comparing two of the top-selling digital pianos in the world of any category. We will be doing a proper side-by-side shootout between these offerings from two of the heavyweights in the piano world: Kawai and Yamaha. Along with Roland and Casio, Kawai and Yamaha have become dominant […]

Casio Privia PX-S3000 Digital Piano Review & Demo – Mid-Range Piano

Casio PX-S3000

 Introduction On deck today we have the Casio PX-S3000 review, a really cool new Privia piano from Casio. We’ve had a lot of fun getting to know this instrument, and hopefully, you will enjoy learning about it as well. We’ll cover all of the important core and auxiliary features, and outline how it differs […]

Kawai CA48 Digital Piano Review & Demo – Kawai Concert Artist Series

Kawai CA48 Digital Piano

 Introduction Today we’re tackling Kawai’s CA48, the little sibling of the whole Concert Artist (CA) series, but a piano that absolutely packs a tremendous value. From the action to the sound to the cabinet, not to mention a couple of really cool apps that work with a wireless connection. Let’s dive into why this is […]

Yamaha P125 Digital Piano Review & Demo – The Update to the Famous Yamaha P115

Yamaha P125

 Introduction In this review, we’ll be taking a look at one of the most popular 88-key digital pianos in existence as we review the Yamaha P125. The P125 is the middle sibling of the Yamaha P Series and is inevitably the piano all others in the category get compared to, namely the sub $1,000 […]

How to Clean Piano Keys: 7 Tips & Tricks To Maintain Your Piano

How to Clean Piano Keys

Are your piano keys looking a little off-color? Were you going to clean your piano keys with the cleaning products under your kitchen sink? Hold it right there! Avoid any and all cleaners that contain harsh ingredients such as alcohol (isopropyl), chlorine, ethanol, benzene, peroxide or salts. These ingredients contribute to discoloration and cracking. When […]

Roland FP-90 vs Yamaha P515 Review & Comparison

Roland FP-90

 Introduction We’re going to be tackling another comparative shootout today between two giants of the digital piano market: Roland and Yamaha. We’ll be comparing the companies’ respective flagships of their portable digital lines. We’ll be breaking down the action, sound, and features and comparing every detail of two of the most popular portable digital […]

Yamaha DGX-660 Portable Digital Piano Review – Contemporary & Versatile

Yamaha DGX-660

 Introduction Hello and welcome to our Yamaha DGX-660 review here at Merriam Pianos. In this article, we’ll be looking at the Yamaha DGX-660 Portable Grand, one of the most popular Yamaha keyboards. This is an 88-key digital piano that’s been on the market for a few years now, but it brings a unique combination […]

New Roland Digital Pianos – Roland FP-30X, FP-60X, FP-90X, F701, & RP701 (Roland FP-X Series)

Roland FP-60X

 Introduction 2021 has been a big year for Roland with 5, count em’ 5, new Roland digital pianos hitting the market, each one an update to a popular previous model. In this article, we’ll take a quick glance at each of the 5 models and briefly cover exactly what was approved with each model. […]

Casio Privia PX-770 Digital Piano Review – Affordable Home Piano

Casio PX-770 Digital Piano Black

Introduction We’re back with another piano review and today we’ll be focusing on the Casio PX-770. This is an 88 key digital piano built for home use and the least expensive furniture style model in the Casio Privia lineup. There’s a nice cabinet, integrated triple pedal, and lots of other things to like about the […]