Yamaha portable grand keyboards. These keyboards have more than 61 keys. Learn more about the many advantages of owning such a wonderful musical instrument.
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What are Yamaha Portable Grand Keyboards?
If you have always wanted to own a piano but were always intimidated by its cost, there is no need to despair. Yamaha Electronic Pianos are a great alternative to acoustic pianos! These keyboards have more than 61 keys, are cheaper (compared to their top end models) and Yamaha calls these ‘portable grand keyboards’
- Yamaha YPG portable grand keyboards (76 & 88 Keys): YPG-235, Yamaha YPG-535
- Yamaha DGX portable grand keyboards (76 & 88 Keys): Yamaha DGX-230, Yamaha DGX-660
- Difference Between Yamaha DGX and YPG Keyboards
Yamaha is one of the most trusted brands when it comes to electronic piano and keyboard instruments. You can read here for more on the brand and their range of keyboard instruments.
It is one of those few brands that has products spanning from the entry-level piano keyboards, designed for beginners, to the high-end pianos and synth workstations designed for pros and the experienced piano players.
For those interested in keyboards with more than 76 keys, some of the series worth looking at includes: Yamaha DGX / YPG, Yamaha P, Yamaha CP, Yamaha Arius YDP and the Clavinova CLP / CVP pianos.
If you are new to keyboard instruments and are wondering how does it compare with Casio, another popular brand out there, you can read more here.
And if you thought Yamaha only made mid-range pianos, you need to check this out.
Advantages: Yamaha Grand Piano Keyboards
Here are some of the advantages of owning one of these Yamaha electronic-pianos:
- Cost-Effective: You can buy a Yamaha digital piano for a fraction of the cost of an acoustic piano. Very cost-effective indeed.
- Needs Limited Space: Some of the portable Yamaha electric pianos need lesser space compared to acoustic pianos.
- Headphones: You have the option to connect headphones for silent practice. Very useful especially when you are learning and also when you want to practice at odd hours.
- Portable: Some of the models are lightweight which gives you the flexibility to carry your electronic piano around.
Besides the above mentioned advantages, a Yamaha portable grand keyboard gives you the flexibility that is usually associated with a digital music instrument.
All the sound, styles, songs that you hear from this instrument is basically digital data, which can be edited, enhanced, copied to a computer, and saved.
If you are serious about music composition, you can get all your tunes and performance data on a computer and sequence it with the help of a software sequencer like Sonar or Cubase.
Here the possibility to enhance your recorded material is greatly enhanced because you can use different audio/midi related software programs.
Summary – Yamaha Portable Grand Keyboards
Yamaha has a wide range of keyboard instruments, which makes it easy for you to own a superior piano for an affordable price. There’s a huge amount of skill and workmanship that goes into making these instruments; remember Yamaha has experience in making both acoustic as well as digital pianos. A Yamaha electronic piano is a great alternative to the traditional piano and is a very cost effective option. The keys on these electronic pianos feel the same as on real pianos, so there is no compromise on the quality of your piano practice. Some of the models are lightweight and portable too.