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There’s nothing like tickling the ivories. Whether you’re an accomplished pianist or a newbie – there is no sound like a piano. Like any musical instrument it takes time to learn. But the piano is one of the easiest musical instruments to learn. You can play a song with one finger – or fly across the keys with all of them (and a little elbow action). But whatever you do, it’s a beauty to the ears.
Pianos can come in a range of shapes and styles. You can download an app and play on your phone. Or you can go for a grand piano which can enhance any large space – providing you have that kind of space. But for many finding a keyboard that they can use in their smaller space is important. Especially if it’s portable. We’ve found a number of keyboards that should suit your style and your space.
Alesis Melody 61 MKII | 61 Key Portable Keyboard with Built In Speakers
The Alesis Melody piano keyboard has one of the easiest set-ups. The package includes a stand that can be assembled very fast and easily. This stand provides enough support to the keyboard, keeping it secure.
The package also incorporates a bench with 3 height settings. These heights are easily adjustable from one to the other. The Alesis Melody piano has a total of 61 style keys. It comes with 40 different demo songs that the user can play along. Alternatively, the user can record their own songs with this piano.
More so, absolute beginners stand to gain a lot from using the Alesis Melody piano keyboard. This is because; the piano package includes a 3-month free subscription with Skoove Premium. Skoove Premium offers online piano lessons in the easiest yet most effective way possible.
This piano keyboard is designed with built-in speakers, a microphone, and even headphones. The user can, therefore, sing along and even comfortably perform to their family and friends.
Lujex Travel Piano Foldable 61 Keys
Being a portable piano keyboard, the Lujex Travel can be carried easily anywhere. It can be rolled to fit in even the tiniest of spaces. It is also built with stereo speakers, such that the user can play it anywhere without having to connect it to external speakers. Also, when playing alone, the piano can be connected to an external headset, so as to avoid disturbing other people.
The Lujex Travel piano keyboard is designed with a high-powered battery of 1100mAh. Also, the piano can use external power in place of the battery. Especially for the new piano players, the Lujex Travel comes with 14 demos that the user can play along. It has a total of 61 notes, and 128 perfect tones and rhythms.
The MIDI output of this piano keyboard makes it possible to connect it with a computer or laptop, so as to edit the music played. However, the piano package does not include the MIDI cable. Also, the elegant design of the keyboard, as well as its smooth touch, provide a comfortable piano experience.[amazon box=”B07BMNLB52″ template=”horizontal”]
Roland GO:PIANO 88-Key Full Size Portable Digital Piano Keyboard
with Onboard Bluetooth Speakers
The Roland GO piano provides one of the best piano experiences. Its lightweight, compact and portable design makes it easier to carry and move around, such that the user can play it anywhere and anytime. It has a total of 88 notes and 128 voice tones, with full-sized keys.
Just like the Alesis Melody piano, Roland GO offers 3 free months of Skoove Premium online piano lessons. This offer also includes hundreds of songs, that the user can access on their tablet or smartphone.
The operation of this piano is usually wireless, being fully powered by a high-power battery. The Roland GO piano also incorporates a Bluetooth MIDI support, especially for the more advanced piano music lessons. In addition, the piano allows for general Bluetooth connectivity.
The most outstanding benefit about the Roland GO piano keyboard is that it is a space-saving footprint, unlike most of the full-sized acoustic pianos. It can, therefore, be used in places that are limited in space.
ANDSF Portable 61 Keys Roll Up Piano For Beginners and Kids
This ANDSF piano upgrade version has a total of 61 key notes, and 128 excellent tones. It also incorporates 80 different demo songs that the user can play along. This piano version is designed with an upgraded software and motherboard, so as to ensure that users enjoy the very best piano experience.
The Portable 61 keys ANDSF piano can be rolled up to a compact design. This makes it very portable, such that it be carried and played anywhere and anytime. The built-in stereo speakers are also upgraded, and more standard and rounded tones added. The user-friendly design of the keyboard makes it very easy to use this piano.
This particular piano keyboard is built with an MP3 player function. Headphones and external speakers can, therefore, be connected with the ANDSF piano. More so, the piano keyboard allows the user to record, or even repeat the music played. It has an in-built 8G U disk, which can hold a minimum of 1920 songs.[amazon box=”B07YXK38NF” template=”horizontal”]
Yamaha P-45 Compact 88-Key Portable Digital Piano With Stand and Bench
The Yamaha P-45 piano keyboard is ideal for use by the aspiring pianists. It has been branded with the GHS (Graded Hammer Standard), whose action helps to build in users the proper finger technique. Such an excellent finger technique developed from playing this piano gives the user the needed knowledge and experience to perform on a more advanced piano, such as the acoustic piano.
The black keys of the Yamaha P-45 have a matte finishing with reduced slippery. Therefore, a person can play for extended time periods on this piano. A heavier touch is imposed on the lower end of the Yamaha P-45 piano, while a lighter touch is imposed on its higher end. Such a design makes this piano similar to the expert’s acoustic piano.
This piano has a very compact and lightweight design. It is, therefore, easy to carry around. Its slim form also makes it ideal for smaller spaces, since it takes up very little space. Furthermore, having an in-built sound system, the Yamaha P-45 can be moved outside for an outdoors performance.[amazon box=”B084S6Y6V3″ template=”horizontal”]
Hamzer 61-Key Digital Music Piano Keyboard with Microphone
The Hamzer piano keyboard incorporates 24 demos, which new players can easily play along when learning how to play the piano. Also, the different keys of the piano are labelled with transparent stickers, making it even easier for new players to master the piano. This is what makes the Hamzer piano keyboard ideal for beginners and those players in the intermediate level.
This piano keyboard has 61 notes and 255 different rhythms. Also, it has in-built speakers, such that the piano produces a tremendous sound when played. The Hamzer piano keyboard is mainly design to teach good mastery of finger control, and it allows for playing of both auto-bass chords and single-finger.
The compact and lightweight design of this piano keyboard makes it very portable, such that the user can carry it easily and even play it outdoors. Hamzer piano keyboard is also very easy to use; it can be used immediately after being taken out of the box, as long as the batteries are fully powered. However, the piano package does not come with the required 6 AA batteries.[amazon box=”B01H5M9OKM” template=”horizontal”]
Korg SP280BK 88-Key Digital Piano with Speaker
The Korg digital piano produces excellent sounds, close to those of an acoustic piano. Also, the volume produced by this piano keyboard is loud enough, due to the high-output amp section included in the piano. It is, therefore, ideal for live performances, as it simply recreates the beautiful experience of an acoustic concert piano.
This piano keyboard has a total of 88 keys notes and 30 different sounds of a high quality. For an even better piano experience, the Korg SP280BK is designed with an optional pedal unit. This pedal unit (PU-2) works to provide both soft and damper pedals.
Korg digital piano is very lightweight. This design makes it easy to transport and even use the piano outdoors. The metal used to make its structure can also be folded into a compact size, making it easier to store and carry. The piano keyboard can be easily attached and assembled.[amazon box=”B00B67OPPW” template=”horizontal”]
The ONE Smart Piano 61 Keys with Lighted Keys
The ONE smart piano keyboard package comes with a stand and a bench for providing more support and stability to the piano. It has a total of 61 keys and 128 high-quality rhythms. All the keys of the piano have a beautiful LED lighting which can guide new players to learn how to play the piano in a short time duration.
Unlike most traditional piano keyboards, the ONE piano keyboard has a much simpler appearance and design. It has lesser and simpler buttons, as well as a larger storage space. Being a smart piano keyboard, ONE smart can be connected with a free app known as “The ONE.” This app provides the user with unlimited music, piano lessons and even creative fun games to make learning the piano much more interesting.
More so, this piano keyboard is built with powerful speakers. Hence, a pianist can comfortably play the piano outdoors without the need to connect to external speakers. ONE smart piano has a MIDI output, and can be connected to a computer for music editing purposes.[amazon box=”B016DOY9UI” template=”horizontal”]
Korg LP380-88 – Key Digital Piano
This particular piano keyboard has a slim, yet stylish design. It can fit into even tight living spaces, and its white and red finishes compliment the spaces in which it is put. The enjoyable sounds produced by the Korg LP380-88 are similar to those of a dynamic piano. Also, plenty of volume is produced, following the fact that this piano has an high-output amp section.
The Korg LP380 has 88 keys and 30 different rhythms. It is built with a three-pedal design, as well as an half-damper support. However, the piano keyboard package does not include a sustain pedal. Therefore, the user has to buy this separately.
A unique thing about this piano keyboard is that it incorporates the Layer Mode and the Partner Mode. The Layer Mode makes it possible for the user to play two sounds simultaneously. On the other hand, the Partner Mode makes a two-part division on the keyboard, such that the same range of octaves can be played simultaneously by two people. Fun diets are, therefore, possible with the Korg LP380-88 piano.[amazon box=”B00CC72LRY” template=”horizontal”]
Yamaha P-125 Digital Piano – Black Bundle with Yamaha L-125 Stand and Bench
The simple design of the Yamaha P-125 digital piano makes it user-friendly for everyone. Also, the tone and touch of this piano keyboard makes it a perfect digital piano for new and intermediate players.
The Yamaha P-125 piano keyboard is portable, and can be easily carried to the outdoors for a more thrilling experience. The package comes with a matching stand, as well as a three-pedal system. Also, it comes with a comfortable furniture bench for a more luxurious playing experience.
Beginners can benefit a lot from using the Yamaha P-125 piano keyboard. It comes with a 2-month online piano lessons. These lessons usually include a live instructor, to ensure a more personalized and effective training. Furthermore, the Yamaha piano keyboard comes with a DVD and instruction book that the pianist can study to gain more piano knowledge.
The 2-way in-built speakers in the Yamaha P-125 produce expansive piano sounds. These sounds are usually produced in downward and upward directions, providing the pianist with a richer stereo sound, and hence an enhanced piano experience.[amazon box=”B07CRS29R4″ template=”horizontal”]
RockJam RJ761 61 Key Electronic Interactive Teaching Piano Keyboard with Stand
The digital keyboard of this piano keyboard has a total of 61 keys and 200 different rhythms and notes. RockJam RJ761 piano also includes 30 demo songs, that serve as a perfect teaching aid for beginners and learners. When played, the piano provides the pianist with a feel such as that of a traditional piano.
This keyboard is designed with a compact and portable design. Therefore, the user can carry it easily and play it anywhere and anytime. The RockJam RJ761 piano keyboard is usually powered by batteries. However, the piano can also be connected and powered directly by electrical mains.
The record and playback functionality of the RockJam RJ761 allows the user to build layers to their sound when playing. The piano keyboard also has a MIDI output, which allows for the editing of music by a computer.
The RockJam RJ761 piano keyboard package comes with a keyboard stand and a set of headphones. The keyboard stand provides added stability to the piano, and is also adjustable to fit different keyboard players. The included headphones are usually padded, allowing the pianist to play and practice without actually disturbing other people. More so, the piano comes with a well-padded seat that ensures the pianist stays comfortable even for extended time periods.[amazon box=”B06XBZH1DZ” template=”horizontal”]