Kawai ES920 vs Roland FP-90X | Digital Piano Comparison | Feature Rich Flagship Digitals

Kawai ES920 vs Roland FP-90X

Hi everyone, and welcome to a Digital Piano Shootout here on the Merriam Pianos YouTube channel. Today we have the Kawai ES920 and the Roland FP90X; a member of the Roland digital pianos FP series that includes the FP-10, FP-30X, FP-60X, and FP-90X. Two top-of-the-line portable digital pianos from Roland and Kawai. We’ve been waiting […]

Kawai Digital Piano Action | RHC, GFC, Millennium III | Kawai Portable Digital Piano Actions

Kawai Digital Piano Actions

When it comes to digital piano keyboard actions, Kawai has consistently been viewed as one of the leaders of the pack, with some of the best actions available in almost every price point and class. We’ve been getting a lot of requests lately to do a deep dive on the entire Kawai digital piano action […]

Kawai Digital Piano Actions | CA99/Novus 5/Novus 10/CN Line | Kawai Hybrid Digital Piano Actions Explained

Kawai Digital Piano Actions

If you’d like some insight and clarity with regard to the Kawai keyboard actions available in their home and hybrid digital pianos, you’ve come to the right place. This is the second entry in a 2-part series covering Kawai digital piano actions. To read the first entry where we looked at all of Kawai’s actions […]

Roland vs Kawai | Sampling vs Modeling Sound Engine Comparison | Roland FP-90X vs Kawai ES920 Digital Pianos

Sampling vs Modeling

If you spend any amount of time exploring the digital piano space, you’ll inevitably come across the terms ‘sampling’ and ‘modeling’ fairly often, whether reading down specs sheets or checking out full-length model reviews. If you aren’t a professional gigging pianist or haven’t been an observer in this space for at least a moderate amount […]

Casio PX-870 vs Kawai KDP120 | Digital Piano Comparison | The 2 Best Digitals Under $1500?

Casio PX-870 vs Kawai KDP120

The home digital piano class is the widest in the digital piano arena in terms of the sheer breadth of options available. From starter models available for under $1,500 to high-end units with stunning furniture for closer to $10,000, and finally, full hybrid instruments available for at or above $20,000 and everything in between. Today […]

Kawai KDP75 vs KDP120 Review | Successors to Kawai KDP70 & KDP110 Digital Pianos

Kawai KDP75 vs KDP120

Product refreshes are some of the most exciting times in the world of digital pianos. Whether it’s a beloved model getting an upgrade to make it even better, or a model that had some obvious flaws that are now getting addressed, there are a lot of different reasons to be excited about a product refresh. […]

Kawai CA901 | The Digital Piano You Need to Experience

Kawai CA901

Kawai’s Concert Artist Series (CA Series) of premium digital pianos have enjoyed a spot within the upper echelon of the digital piano market for a number of years now, across multiple product generations. Kawai does have one digital product line above the CA models – the NOVUS NV hybrid instruments – but the Kawai CA […]

Yamaha N1X vs Kawai NV10s | Hybrid Piano Comparison & Review | AvantGrand vs Novus Series

Yamaha N1X vs Kawai NV10s

Hybrid pianos are a relatively new addition to the market in recent years and are becoming increasingly popular among players due to their substantial musical potential. Yamaha and Kawai have been the two leaders in this field, which is probably largely owing to the fact that these two companies happen to be among the top […]

Yamaha P515 vs Kawai ES920 | Digital Piano Comparison & Review

Yamaha P515 vs Kawai ES920

Portable, all-in-one 88-key digital pianos are very popular among beginner and intermediate players, but they’re also becoming increasingly popular among professionals who need a very authentic grand piano tone, solid touch and onboard speakers. As such, whether or not the end user is a professional or not, certain manufacturers have placed a real focus on […]

Kawai CA701 | Digital Piano Review | New Kawai Digital Piano

Kawai CA701

Kawai’s Concert Artist series (CA Series) of musical instruments have been among the best high-end home digital pianos for quite a few years now, and for a time even occupied the top spot in Kawai’s digital piano hierarchy. The release of the NOVUS NV series hybrid pianos a few years ago ultimately formed a new […]