Casio, 88-Key Digital Pianos-Home (CDP-S150)
About this deal
Auto Power Off: Approximately 4 hours (AC Adaptor) / 6 minutes (batteries) after last operation; can be disabled. With affordable keyboards, we’re looking for something that plays well and sounds good. We want weighted keys and quality samples. Everything else is a bonus, though it’s nice to get some options for features and functions. Speakers: We pay attention to the quality of the speaker systems built into the pianos. In this price range, none of the pianos have speaker systems that are large and sophisticated enough to faithfully mimic a grand piano, but we want them to at least sound reasonably full and not distort badly when we play deep bass notes. We also want them to play loud enough that they could work well in a small, acoustic jam session without the need for an external amp.
The Recital Pro is an excellent choice if you want something a little cheaper. It has hammer-action keys, but they aren’t scaled/graded, so it doesn’t match the CDP-S150 for a realistic feel.
However, certain features can also be applied to stage and gig use (though not without jumping through some hoops).
The Reverb has 4 algorithms and an option to turn it off as well. The algorithms differ primarily in their size parameter, going from a small room at level 1 to a large concert hall-style reverb at the maximum level. Transposing. This allows you to change the played key. Transpositions can be changed from -12 to +12 semitones in increments of 1 semitone.
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The 3 variants are versatile and flexible. The standard piano is the perfect all-arounder and can handle songs from any genre with its clean, neutral tone. Chorus comes in 4 different types, along with the OFF option. The chorus ranges from a subtle stereo widening effect to a lush detuned flanging.
I consider the CDP-S150 to be one of the best keyboards for learners because it’s so easy to use. It has a simple design and layout with no unnecessary features, making it easy to navigate as a complete newbie.All in all, the sounds are suitable and can serve as a valid substitute for beginners who need a digital practice piano.