Roland FP30X vs FP30 | Digital Piano Review & Comparison | What’s New?

Roland FP30X vs FP30

 The Roland FP-30 digital piano was a popular and well-reviewed musical instrument, but to say that the FP-30X is a step forward would be an understatement – Roland was able to include more key improvements than would be considered typical when an instrument is replaced by the next generation model. On the heels of […]

Roland RD88 | Digital Stage Piano Review | Lighter & More Affordable

Roland RD88

 The Roland RD88 Stage Piano is the latest entry in Roland’s long-standing RD series of professional stage pianos. Lighter and more affordable, the RD88 has been designed as a slightly simplified alternative to the flagship RD2000, while still offering the authentic sounds, touch, features, playability, and durability that the long line of acclaimed RD […]

What is Polyphony on a Digital Piano? Why Is it Important?

What is Polyphony

 Have you ever looked at a spec sheet and thought to yourself, “What is polyphony?” Well, you’re not alone – this is something that most customers don’t actually really know much about, but for some people, it’s one of the most important specs on that keyboard information sheet. Not to be confused with the […]

Donner DDP-300 | Digital Piano Review | Weighted 88-Key Home Digital Piano

Donner DDP-300

 When it comes to popular digital piano brands, the big names that immediately come to mind are generally going to be the likes of Yamaha, Kawai, Roland, Casio and Korg. In the last few years, however, a couple more brands with intriguing models, particularly in the entry-level class, have started to emerge. A successful […]

Alesis Recital | 88-Key Beginner Digital Piano | Review & Demo

Alesis Recital

 Today we’re going to be looking at one of the most popular musical instruments on Amazon in Canada and the United States – the Alesis Recital. This is an 88-note, non-weighted but touch-sensitive digital piano. Given the massive popularity this instrument has achieved, we figured it was definitely worth taking a look at here […]

Yamaha P125 vs Casio CDP-S350 | 88-Key Digital Piano | Review & Comparison

Yamaha P125 vs Casio CDP-S350

 Hello and welcome to another digital piano comparison video and article here at Merriam Pianos. Today we’ll be comparing two of the most popular digital piano models available for under $1,000 CAD on the planet. On the one hand, we have the Yamaha P-125, which is a favorite here at Merriam Pianos as well […]

Kawai CA79 | Digital Piano Review | Kawai Concert Artist Series

Kawai CA79 Digital Piano

 Kawai’s Concert Artist series (CA series) pianos have been a mainstay of the high-end digital piano market for several years now. The current lineup is 4 models strong, and today we’ll be looking at the second most advanced from the top as review the CA79. The Kawai CA79 incorporates many of the same features […]

Roland RP107 | Digital Piano Announcement | Replacement for Roland RP102

Roland RP107 Announcement

 Roland’s RP102 has been a staple of the home digital piano market since its release in late 2017. The least expensive home digital piano with 88 weighted key touch from Roland, the RP102 has been a popular alternative to other best-sellers like the Yamaha YDP-144 and Kawai KDP75. With the recent announcement of an […]

Yamaha NP32 | Yamaha Piaggero | 76-Note Keyboard Review

Yamaha NP32 76 Key Digital Keyboard

 As we’ve done a handful of times in the past, in this review we’ll be taking a look at something other than an 88-note weighted digital piano as we examine the Yamaha NP32 76-note keyboard. Yamaha doesn’t even refer to the NP32 as a digital piano in their marketing literature either, but rather as […]

Yamaha P-125 vs Casio PX-S1100 | Digital Piano Review & Comparison

Yamaha P-125 vs Casio PX-S1100

 There are several massively popular models in the sub $1,000 88-key portable digital piano category given how high the current quality level is for digital pianos across the board, and the fact that the $1,000 marker is a line many folks prefer to stay under when choosing a digital piano. Perhaps no instrument is […]