Looking for a compact digital piano for home use…something that is easily portable but great for practicing? How about a professional digital piano for stage or studio use…something that packs power and is compact enough to carry in your vehicle?
Have a look at the Yamaha Stage Pianos!
Here we will not talk about the arranger type 88 or 76 key keyboards, but if you are looking for those, you may want to check out these reviews of Yamaha grand keyboards.
This section is for those who already are good players and would like to consider some portable and compact options without losing anything on the sound and the keyboard feel.
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For those of you looking for a practice piano, preferably as your secondary piano, then this 76 key piano is a perfect solution as its an entry-level piano. There are not many sounds but the ones that are provided sound very well. The keys are not exactly weighted but considering the price you may want to check out the yamaha np32.
A far better option in terms of the keyboard touch is the yamaha p-115.
But the best one in this series of pianos, considering the keyboard action and the sound, is the yamaha p155. Slightly on the higher side, but then the keys are properly weighted and the sound is based on their CF concert grand piano. So have a look at the yamaha p155.
For those of you who are looking for a performance piano for stage use, there are some good options as well. The yamaha np-V80 piaggero is a 76 key lightweight keyboard for those on budget and looking for a second keyboard primarily for smaller venues.
But if you are looking for a power packed stage piano, then there is nothing to beat the CP series. The yamaha cp33 stage piano is an entry level stage piano. It doesn’t come with built-in speakers but it’s a good option for this price. A much better but expensive option if you are looking for stunning piano sounds is the yamaha cp1 stage piano.
Why a Yamaha Digital Stage Piano?
Yamaha pianos give you a wide range of options to choose from. Be it for home use or for stage/studio use, you have plenty of models to look at.
A Yamaha digital stage piano is usually popular for the following reasons.
If you are looking for the best possible combination of authentic piano sounds, portability and affordability, then you should consider a Yamaha stage piano, especially from the Yamaha P series which is meant for home use.
Yamaha’s extensive experience in making fine acoustic pianos also helps them to create the ultimate digital pianos – such as these ones.
The Yamaha stage pianos differ from the Yamaha DGX series in the sense that these pianos do not contain any accompaniment styles. The DGX series is basically for keyboardists looking for more than 61 keys whereas the Yamaha stage piano is for authentic Piano players.
Most of these models come with built-in speakers but you will need external amplification depending on the size of your audience.
Yamaha Stage Pianos – for Professional Use!
The Yamaha CP models have professional features for musicians who demand acoustic piano performance when on stage or in the studio.
These stage pianos pack enough punch in their sound to be used onstage in front of a huge crowd, and at the same time it is expressive enough to mesmerize the crowd inside a smaller club.
Some important features of the Yamaha CP series include:
P Series – Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha P155 88-Key Graded Hammer Piano
Gives you professional quality sounds with Yamaha’s legendary piano touch and ultra-expressive GH (Graded Hammer) keyboard, all in a compact and easy-to-carry design. Read more…
Yamaha P115 88-Key Digital Piano
The Yamaha P-115 gives musicians the dynamic, high-quality sound and natural piano touch response they expect from Yamaha, along with a high-quality built-in speaker system. All this packed into a slim, exceptionally affordable instrument that’s always ready to play when you are. No compromises, just Yamaha quality. Read more…
CP Series – Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP300 – Stage Piano
The best in the CP series, this instrument gives you all the sound and expressiveness of a superbly mic’d grand piano with the portability and versatility of a modern digital instrument. Read more…
Yamaha CP50 88-Key Stage Piano
Based on the CP1, the CP50 adds a wide range of sounds to the CP1. The CP50 has a graded hammer action and a light-weight, portable design. Clavs, organs, strings and more make the CP50 perfect for church, school and live situations where everything needs to be performed on one keyboard. Read more…
Yamaha CP5 88-Key Stage Piano
Based on the CP1, the CP5 adds a wide range of sounds to the CP1. Clavs, organs, strings and more make the CP5 perfect for church, and live situations where everything needs to be performed on one keyboard. The CP5 has the same NW-STAGE wooden action keyboard as the CP1. Read more…
DGX / YPG Grand Piano Keyboard
Summary – Yamaha Stage Pianos!
A Yamaha digital stage piano gives you the best possible combination of authentic piano sounds, portability and affordability. You can use it at home for piano playing and practicing. For stage and studio use, Yamaha’s professional stage pianos (aka Yamaha electric piano) has great features for musicians who demand acoustic piano performance when on stage or in the studio. A Yamaha stage piano comes with a contemporary design, and is designed to maximize your enjoyment of genuine piano playing, and performance.
Various Models – The bulk of the Yamaha stage pianos fall in the Yamaha P series and the Yamaha CP series. Choose whatever suits your requirements and budget!