Also available is a base unit with 3 pedals, should you subsequently want to make it into more of a furniture piano.
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I’d like to have the stand with three pedals. Although is that wooden stand with pedals foldable?
So you mean the speaker/sounds also work without power in? Even better!
Do you mind provide the details of the size of keyboard and stand (W/L/H) and also the size of the delivery pack?
And how do we do the next process? Hopefully we can get it delivered before bank holiday next week!
Reply/ Hi Michelle
The wooden stand is not foldable.
But it only attaches with 4 screws, so it’s east
to store away or transport.
The piano needs to be plugged into a socket
to work. It comes with an adapter included.
Here is the size of the piano.
I don’t have the dimensions of the stand,
but the length and depth will be almost
the same as the piano.
146 x 43 x 23.5
Broadway AB1 wooden stand
161.5 x 39.5 x 11.5
Hi again Graham,
Thank you for your kind reply – the Broadway EZ-102 does look like a good instrument.
I have a general question about key actions, as this is still confusing me.
In your “bible” you identify five weightings:
I believe (correct me if I’m wrong) that these represent different levels of springs and weights in the keys (as opposed to the unweighted MIDI controller that I have, which is spring-loaded and unweighted)
I get confused as to where “hammer action” comes in. I had almost concluded that Fully Weighted = Hammer Action but then I took a look at some “portable” digital pianos. The Yamaha P-125, which you rated as Medium Weighted, also has their Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) action.
So, is Hammer Action something that can apply to ANY weighted action, or only certain ones?
To add to the confusion, I have also read other online articles and they often only refer to Semi-Weighted and Hammer Action and seem to use the imprecise term “Weighted” variously for either of these.
I mentioned the Yamaha P-125 above. This is because I am also considering whether a portable digital piano would be more suitable for my small flat. That would allow me more flexibility about where to locate it, and some (e.g. the Broadway AB1, which you give a good mention also have available a base unit, should I subsequently want to make it into more of a “furniture” piano).
Taking the AB1 as an example of my question above about key actions; on UKPianos, the AB1 is described as “fully weighted” but makes no mention of hammer action. Is it hammer action?
Reply/ Hi Jeremy
A hammer action usually has a small hammer
located at the back of each key.
This is supposed to give it a weightier and
more realistic key feel, but it doesn’t always
What’s more important is the key weighting,
I don’t find the keyboards that only have a
‘weighted’ key touch heavy enough to resemble
a real piano.
The Broadway AB1 doesn’t have a hammer action,
but it is fully-weighted and feels close to
the action of an acoustic piano.
This is the piano I recommend for you if you
would like something with an authentic feel.
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