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I'm not sure about MIDI latency, it's never been a problem for me, although I hear it can become one if you use multiple MIDI Through chained connections. Regarding audio interfaces, you can get low latency audio with the most inexpensive ones, either with the manufacturer ASIO driver, if there is one, or with ASIO4ALL. What the most expensive ...


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The only economical instrument is the one you'll keep playing. Anything else is a waste of money. So it's important to find an instrument that you will stay eager to sit down with. If you are having house- or roommates, this can be a huge factor in being reluctant to fool around. So unless that is not an issue (do you know when everybody is away ...


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The price of high quality digital keyboards are very reasonable and and the features have improved over the years. I would check out the Yamaha P series, or comparable Casio, especially the P-115 which has weighted keyboard, sampled sound of their Grand Piano, and the features of a digital keyboard for less than $600. And it is portable! One ...


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Many musicians learn to overcome various handicaps (including missing fingers) and become very accomplished on their instrument of choice. People play with their head and their heart - their fingers are just a means to execute what they wish to express musically. Given enough desire and commitment, anyone can learn to play piano or guitar with fewer than ...


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Home piano and stage piano are two completely different animals. A "home" piano is designed to be permanently set up in the home. Therefore it must be aesthetically pleasing because it may well become a focal point of a room in your home. To that extent, more energy and expense goes into the way it looks. A piano on stage is not usually front and ...


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I'm not seeing this same price difference on other sites, like Amazon, and this categorization appears to be voluntary. It seems like the only real distinction is portability and perhaps (as you mentioned) the speakers. If you want to compare specific models then you should look at features like touch sensitivity and key weighting, and ideally play them to ...


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On this site here someone had the same question. Basically, the main difference, besides the software (which is useless especially if you have a teacher), is the speaker, which is much better on the home pianos. Now, if you have headphones, I'd say that you might as well save your money and and get a stage, but if you're going to be playing out loud for ...



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