While the KORG tinyPIANO may look like a toy piano, and is meant for kids, it doesn’t sound like a toy at all. After all, it comes from Korg, one of the leaders in manufacturing high-end music gear. And this one is not cheap as well. The The KORG tiny PIANO produces deep, rich tones of a sampled grand piano with the stable pitch that you expect from a good quality digital piano. It looks cute, fashionable, cute, and is a serious instrument. See PRICE on Amazon.
Korg tinyPiano Review
Korg is known for their pro keyboards and synthesizers so it did come as a surprise that they decided to make a toy piano. unlike most other toy pianos out there, the Korg tinyPiano is actuallya digital piano with a few electronic features thrown in.
Looks cute. Piano with accurate pitch and true tone to instill a love of music at a young age. Runs on batteries. The battery compartment ca be locked, preventing toddlers from accessing the batteries. Get your little one started on the road to musical greatness with Korg’s tiny Piano.
While you can buy a small size keyboard as well for your child, if you want to provide the right kind of feeling for your child, the way mom and dad sit and play the piano, then you need to get this piano.
The piano has 25 mini keys, and comes with 25 built-in sounds — acoustic and electric pianos, organs, music boxes, bells and more. It also comes with 50 demo songs – simple arrangements of classical and family favorites that, soothing on the ear as well. Sounds and songs (as well as other features) are selected using a combination of buttons as well as the keys (it doesn’t have a screen).
kids will love exploring the various features on the Korg tinyPiano, such as selecting the various sounds / demo songs, playing with the transpose and octave shift buttons.
While the piano has an output to connect to headphones or to external speakers, its not really required. After all, this piano is for the kids to explore music. Nevertheless, you can always show them how to connect it to external speakers/headphones.
This toy may seem expensive but its built well – feels solid, built to last, and is pretty heavy too. And it comes with lot of digital features that you commonly find on the bigger digital pianos. Features like transpose and octave shift can be accessed using a combination of key presses, so its quite likely that the kids may give it a pass (although adults can use it). The piano produces good quality sounds, so even adults can play it, and even music composers can use this piano for their recordings.
The tinyPIANO can be powered using batteries or using a power adapter (not supplied).
The toy piano is available in four color options (black, red, white or pink).
Demo / Video Review
Watch: Korg tinyPIANO – It’s Time to Play and Have Fun!
Features & Specs
- 25 velocity-sensitive mini keys (not weighted)
- Twenty-five built-in sounds that let you learn while playing (Toy Piano, Acoustic Piano x 3, Electric Piano x 2, Organ x 3, Music box x 2, Bell x 3, others x 11)
- Fifty built-in demo songs to enjoy even when you’re not playing (Toy Piano Demo x 4, Music Box Demo x 21, Piano Demo x 20, Others x 5)
- Key Transpose: Yes, Octave Shift: Yes
- Built in Speakers, Speakers: 8 cm x 1, Amplification: 1 Watt
- Small, easily transportable, and powered by AA batteries. Power Supply: AA alkaline batteries x 6, or NiMH batteries x6; DC 9 V (Optional AC dapter )
- Connections: Headphones (Stereo mini jack type, also used as an audio output)
- Available in various colors. Colors: Black (tinyPIANO-BK), Red (tinyPIANO-RD), White (tinyPIANO-WH), Pink (tinyPIANO-PK)
- Dimensions: 15.1 x 10.2 x 11.1 inches, Weight: 4.7 kg / 10.4 pounds (including Batteries)
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