Roland FP-90X | Digital Piano Review | Flagship Portable Piano with Premium Features

Roland FP-90X

All-in-one portable 88-note digital pianos were once considered a fairly niche instrument, with more traditional stage pianos being far more popular. In the last few years, however, sales volume of portable all-in-one units have skyrocketed, with Roland, Yamaha and Kawai leading the pack. Rolandโ€™s flagship model in this category was the FP-90 for the past […]

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

Roland RD88

The Roland RD88 Stage Piano is the latest entry in Rolandโ€™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 pianos […]

Kawai MP11SE vs Roland RD-2000 | Stage Piano Review | SuperNATURAL, Grand Feel, Virtual Technician

Kawai MP11SE vs Roland RD-2000

If you’ve ventured into the world of professional stage pianos, and are looking at the best the market has to offer, it’s pretty much guaranteed that during your piano research you’ve come across the Kawai MP11SE vs Roland RD-2000 comparison. These are two of the most highly respected stage pianos in the business, and very […]

How Long Do Digital Pianos Last? | Electric Piano Longevity & Most Common Component Failures

How Long Do Digital Pianos Last

Easily one of the most common questions we get here at Merriam Pianos from digital piano shoppers is how long do digital pianos last? And thatโ€™s really not surprising since this is going to be a top question among consumers when shopping for just about anything, whether on Amazon or in a store. Like with […]

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 it […]

Yamaha P515 Digital Piano Review & Demo

Yamaha P515

Introduction In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at Yamaha’s P515, the flagship of Yamaha’s P series. We’ll be looking at the action, the sound engine and obviously talking about the rest of its features and what other instruments you could be looking at in parallel to the Yamaha if you are […]