Kawai KDP-120 vs Yamaha YDP-144 Digital Piano Comparison & Review

Yamaha YDP-144 vs Kawai KDP-120

 Today we’ll be comparing the new Kawai KDP120 digital piano and the Yamaha YDP-144. Both of these instruments are surely going to wind up in countless Reddit threads, Piano World Forum posts and even Amazon reviews as people try to figure out the better fit for them in this extremely competitive home piano part […]

Yamaha DGX-660 vs Casio PX-770 Digital Piano Review Comparison & Demo

Yamaha DGX-660 vs Casio PX-770 Digital Piano

 Introduction Wondering how these popular $1,000 dollar digital pianos stack up? You’ve come to the right place. Definitely check out the video comparison if you haven’t already done so, but here we have the written companion piece. The Yamaha DGX-660 and Casio PX-770 are two very popular instruments available for about the same price, […]

Best Digital Piano for Beginners – Casio PX-S1000, Kawai ES110, Roland RP-30X, & More

Best Digital Piano for Beginners

 Introduction As we move into 2022 so it’s time again for a full review of the best digital piano for beginners on the market. It’s been a very exciting and yet challenging time for the piano industry with lots of delays and shipping problems, but at the same time, the options for beginners have […]

Yamaha P45 vs Roland FP-10 Digital Piano Review, Comparison, & Demo

Yamaha P45 vs Roland FP-10

 Welcome to another piano comparison at Merriam Music. Today, we are comparing the Yamaha P45 vs Roland FP-10, two absolute titans of the entry-level market, both with tons of fans and lots of potential shoppers all around the world. This comparison has been requested many times by our readers and viewers so we’re happy […]

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

Best Digital Pianos Under $500

 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 – the best digital pianos Under $500. Although these don’t represent all models in […]

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. […]

Roland FP Series Digital Pianos Overview – Roland FP-10, FP-30, FP-60, & FP-90

Roland FP-90

Roland FP Series Overview Video Transcription Hi everybody, my name is Stu Harrison of Merriam Pianos. Today we’re are going to do an overview of the Roland FP Series of 88-key digital pianos. We’re gonna be looking at every single model of the series, the FP-10, 30, 60, and 90,  outlining the critical differences between […]

How to Choose the Best Digital Pianos for Beginners in 2020

Roland RD-2000 Digital Piano

Introduction When it comes to beginner digital pianos in 2020, the market is not lacking for options. A quick browse of Amazon will show just how many products are currently available in the entry-level price range. In this buying guide type article, we’re going to offer some tips as to what your focus should be […]

How to Choose a Digital Piano for Beginners – Digital Piano Buyer’s Guide

Roland FP-90 Digital Piano

 Introduction Selecting an entry-level digital piano can be daunting for parents who don’t have a lot of musical background; there are lots of models to choose from, with plenty of opinions floating around. What’s more, only in the last few years has this category received any sort of musical credibility, so opinions are changing […]

Yamaha B1 vs Kawai K15 Upright Pianos Comparison & Demo by Merriam Pianos

Yamaha B1 vs Kawai K-15

 Introduction There are few upright pianos available from any manufacturer for less than $5,000 that would be considered anything but an entry-level instrument; however, the Kawai K15 and Yamaha B1 are two that defy that stereotype. They’re well-made with the same level of craftsmanship we all expect from both companies, use quality components and […]