Manufacturers

This section focuses on the hardware and software of various piano and synth manufacturers, including Yamaha, Casio, Korg, Roland, Steinway and Baldwin.


Get our occasional newsletter... Yamaha has unveiled its NP-30 Portable Digital Grand Piano, featuring 76 Graded Soft Touch piano-style keys and AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) stereo-sampled piano voices, weighing just 12 pounds, and able to operate on six AA batteries or a power adaptor. With an emphasis on portability, the […]

Yamaha intros NP-30 portable digital grand piano


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Get our occasional newsletter... Yamaha’s new MODUS H01 digital grand piano continues the line of compact, stylish digital grand pianos. As with their CLP-F01, Yamaha’s designers have addressed the needs of luxury homeowners who need to use space efficiently whilst accenting their rooms with stylish furniture. “Though we are catering […]

Yamaha intros MODUS H01 stylish, compact digital piano


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Get our occasional newsletter... Yamaha has introduced its CVP300 Series of Clavinovas, which includes the CVP301, CVP303, CVP305, CVP307, CVP309, and CVP309GP models. They all come with Internet Direct Connection, song and lyric displays, floppy disc drive, and Smart-Media slots, as well as the USA Edition upgrade. Assuming the user […]

Yamaha Clavinova CVP300 Series include direct Internet connection for web ...




Get our occasional newsletter... Akai has unveiled the MPK49, a semi-weighted, touch and aftertouch sensitive 49-note keyboard complete with 12 MPC-style drum pads. 48 drum pads are available via 4 banks, and there’s MPC Note Repeat function and Swing parameters, plus an arpeggiator. It delivers 72 assignable controls, including an […]

Akai MPK49 USB/MIDI semi-weighted controller keyboard





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Get our occasional newsletter... Yamaha has added to its Clavinova range of world-class digital pianos with the CLP-F01 “Slimline” Clavinova digital piano. These Clavinovas come with a choice of four designer back plate colours – Polished Orange, Polished Ebony, Polished Blue and Polished Red – that stands against the wall […]

Yamaha CLP-F01 Slimline Clavinova released


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Get our occasional newsletter... Yamaha has unveiled their latest digital grand piano in a new contemporary design. The Nocturne Grand N100 in attractive black finish has speakers tucked conveniently into the rear cabinet and pedal frame, a slim look top-to-bottom, and a tasteful soft-glow blue-lit control surface. “This strikingly visual […]

Yamaha Nocturne Grand N100 digital piano released



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Get our occasional newsletter... For the tiny-fingered, space-challenged mono-synth lover, the vintage Yamaha CS-01 might need to be in your collection. SynthMuseum says It was obviously marketed to the young, first synth buyer, market. However, dispite it’s mini-sized keys, it has been since adopted by many professionals for it’s simple […]

Vintage: Yamaha CS-01 – “The Mini Mono”


Get our occasional newsletter... So which of these are you most familiar with? Yamaha CE-20 or Yamaha DX7 Yep, thought so. Continued below... Not a huge commercial success, the CE-20 came before the legendary DX-7: Introduced in 1982 Price: US$1395 Synthesis: FM (Frequency Modulation) Voices: 20 (Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, […]

Vintage: Yamaha CE-20 – “the one before the DX7”




Get our occasional newsletter... Korg has introduced three new concert series digital pianos to its range. Features include: Continued below... Korg’s proprietary “Piano eXperience” technology that delivers richly expressive piano sounds. High quality PCM multi dynamic level samples including string resonance and damper noise samples. Up to 62 note polyphony. […]

Korg Concert Series Digital Pianos C-320, C-520 and C-720