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75 page buyer's guide, by Graham Howard
"The Digital Piano Bible"

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a buyer's guide, 
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Graham Howard, Piano Advisor
"There is no better hobby than playing the piano…
Buying the CORRECT one is crucial to your success and enjoyment!"

If you’ve just started out looking for a digital piano, or you’ve been
researching for a while and can’t make that important final decision
then you will find the information in this piano buyer's guide invaluable…

My guide will help you make the right decisions and, probably even
more importantly, stop you from making VERY expensive mistakes.

"I couldn't have found out all this information in ten years elsewhere!"

Dear Mr Howard,

Thank you for producing this digital piano buying guide! I couldn't have found out all this in ten years elsewhere!

Nigel

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

"Saves Hours of Research"

An essential read for anybody buying a digital piano, no matter what their budget. It covers all the bases and saves hours of research and potentially a lot of wasted money and disappointment.

Michael Newman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's what you're going to get:

1) How To Understand Confusing Terminology
  ('Piano Geek Speak')

You're going to discover what the following terms mean:

(a) Weighted keys – [page 4]
(b) Touch sensitive keys – [page 7]
(c) Graded hammer action – [page 9]
(d) Mechanism with escapement -[page 10]
(e) Key weight control – [page 11]
(f) GHS/GH/GH3 key touch – [page 11]
(g) Keyboard split – [page 12]
(h) Polyphony – [page 12]
(i) Midi IN/OUT (USB) – [page 13]
(j) Aux IN/OUT – [page 13]
(k) Record facility – [page 13]
(l) Built-in metronome – [page 14]
(m) Speaker wattage – [page 14]
(n) Transpose – [page 15]
(o) Reverb – [page 15]
(p) Dual voice – [page 15]
(q) String resonance – [page 15]
(r) Key off samples – [page 16]
(s) Brilliance – [page 17]
(t) Scale tuning – [page 17]
(u) Display screen - [page 17]
(v) Soundboards – [page 18]

 

"I'm amazed by the content and can't believe it's free!"

Hi Graham, I had no trouble downloading your book. I'm amazed and impressed by the content and can't believe some one is providing this information free! I feel indebted to you. Thank you very much! I will be contacting you again soon.

Yours sincerely, Leon Carter, Solihull

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

2) Common Digital Piano Questions

(a) Are wooden keys better than plastic keys? – [page 18]
(b) Which polyphony do I need: 32, 64, 96 or 128? – [page 19]
(c) How much speaker wattage do I need? – [page 20]
(d) What's the difference between digital and
  stage pianos? – [page 20]
(e) Where's the best and worst places in my
  home to put a digital piano? – [page 22]
(f) How do I protect my piano from drink
  spills, dust, and cup stains? – [page 23]

(g) Are wooden mechanisms in digital pianos a good
  thing, or could they be a risky purchase? – [page 25]
(h) Are warranties transferable on digital pianos? – [page 26]

3) The Disadvantages Of Buying A Second hand
  Digital Piano Versus A New One

4) 6 Simple Tests You Can Do In A Piano Store
  Before Making Your Decision. DON'T BUY
  If The Digital Piano Doesn't Pass All 6!

a) Stand at a distance and get someone to play – [page 29]
b) Turn the volume off, or right down. Are
  the keys noisy/clicky? – [page 29]
c) Do the keys move a lot from side to side? – [page 30]
d) Are the keys touch sensitive? – [page 30]
e) How much resistance (weight) do you feel
  on the keys? – [page 31]
f) How long does the sound sustain? – [page 32]

"Many thanks for your help"

Many thanks for your help in steering me through a confusing process for a non-piano playing parent, who is trying to get the right piano for her son and budget!

Kind Regards, Janice Briggs, Kent

 

 

 


 

 

5) The Top Digital Piano Brands. Scored On:

(a) Selection (top 5 brands) – [page 34]
(b) Reliability (top 10 brands) – [page 38]
(c) Long term popularity (top 5 brands) – [page 43]
(d) Recent popularity (top 5 brands) – [page 45]
(e) Overall result (top 15 brands) – [page 45]

6) Which Are The Best Digital Pianos?

(a) The top ten list. Rated on: touch, sound,
  design, build quality, reliability, resale
  value, popularity, and value for money – [page 46]

(b) The top ten list in three categories: the best
  under £500; the best from £500 to £1000;
 
  and the best over £1,000 – [page 53]

7) Should You Buy Online Or In A Physical Store?

(a) The advantages and disadvantages of both – [page 56]
(b) A list of trusted online, and offline stores -
  (website and contact details included) – [page 58]
(c) 2 simple ways to find out if a store is
  legitimate – [page 64]
(d) How to GUARANTEE your money is safe when
  you buy online – even if the store goes bust! – [page 65]

To claim your free copy of the 'Digital Piano Bible' - 
a buyer's guide, 
just enter your name and email
below, then click 'Get the book!'

"It's really informative especially for parents like us sourcing piano for kids yet can't play it ourselves"

Hi Graham,

I read the whole book. It's really informative especially for parents like us sourcing piano for kids yet can't play it ourselves. Now at least we know what to look for. Do keep up your good work and I believe your advises have helped many like us.

Tks & Best rgds Janet Young, Elstree, Herts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally, we have a well-researched, objective review of what's available. Hurrah!

Many Thanks, David Briggs

 

 

 


 

More comments from readers…
 

"Your help was unbiased and constructive"

Graham,

Thank you for your help. Your book is great and based on your
recommendations we purchased a Yamaha CLP 320 from our local store. It has just arrived and we look forward to years of playing.

Thank you again for your help. Your help was unbiased and constructive.

Regards, Michael Beneworth, Cambridge, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Something FREE? must be a catch somewhere!"

Hello Graham,

Thanks for the guide to buying a digital piano.

My first thought was, something FREE? must be a catch somewhere!
Its good to know that there are some genuine people who wish to help.

Sincerely, Terry Levene

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"You have saved me an enormous amount of time – and possibly a great deal of money. I can't thank you enough"

Hi Graham,
 
Quite frankly, I found your book remarkable. I have rarely seen so much useful information written in such straightforward language packed into such a compact format, and all freely given.
I currently have an upright piano (Knight) which, as a consequence of almost daily use and living in a somewhat damp part of Wales, needs tuning regularly. Requesting your book was my first tentative step at looking into a digital piano as an alternative. You have undoubledly saved me an enormous amount of time – and possibly a great deal of money. Without wishing to sound patronising, I cannot thank you enough.
When the time comes, I may well be in touch with a few questions. In the meantime, thanks again.
 
Kind regards, Ryan James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"I put down my email address with trepidation"

Hi, Graham, I have to compliment you on your communications – I stumbled upon your buying guide and put down my email address with trepidation, expecting a scam or a flood of spam…instead I've gotten exactly the right amount of helpful information. Congratulations! Some much larger businesses could learn from you. :-)

Amanda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

"Your guide helped immensely with the technical jargon, Your comments about buying online and your list of trusted stores were useful"

Hi Graham
 
Many thanks for your incredibly helpful guide. I found it very reassuring, like a child being held by the hand to give it the confidence it needs to go forward in the world.

It helped immensely with the technical jargon, and the listings gave me confidence with choosing Yamaha.

Your comments about buying online and especially your list of trusted stores were useful and persuaded me to buy online.

Thank you, Robert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Without your information I may well have just bought a cheap piano that I would have been disappointed with"

Hi Graham,

Without your information I may well have just bought a cheap piano that I would have been disappointed with. I have ordered a Yamaha CLP320. I would have liked the 330 but for my needs the extra cost was just too much.

Regards
Mary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 "It's so refreshing to have unbiased un-salesman like information"

Dear Graham,

Thank you for your e-mail. I'm so glad I came across your book, it was an immense help!

I've actually just ordered the Roland RP201.

I don't have any questions as yet – but if I do I know where to come!

Thanks for being so open with the advice given on your website – it's so refreshing to have unbiased un-salesman like information.

Kind Regards, Claire Miller, Andover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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