Are you looking for high quality and affordable digital pianos? We got you covered.  Here are some of the best digital keyboards on the market now.

Please keep in mind, we did NOT list all features associated with these electric pianos. If you have questions, please email us at admin@soundoftheriver.com!

Note to the reader

It’s important to us that you find the right digital piano for your goals. Are you a beginner or an experienced performer? Are you recording in the studio or a live on-stage musician? Whatever your musical goals are, there’s a keyboard to match it.

Casio Privia PX 160

This sleek keyboard has a beautiful acoustic piano sound and will look quite dashing in your living room.

Features

    • Split sound capabilities
    • Ivory key texture
    • Hammer weighted keys
    • Recoding features
    • Built-in speakers
    • midi capabilities
    • 88 keys

Price: Ranges between $400-$700 depending on bundle you purchase

Yamaha P-45

The Yamaha P-45 is affordable and feels like the actual thing. The weighted keys are heavier on the lower and lighter on the upper end of the scale, just like the hammers on a real piano! The keys have dynamic sensitivity, so that players can crescendo and decrescendo.

Features: 

  • Great dynamic sensitivity on the keys
  • 88 weighted action keys
  • Matte Finish
  • Slim in design
  • Weighs 24lbs
  • Split function
  • Installed speakers
  • 10 different instrument sounds

Price: Ranges from $430-$1500 depending on bundle

 

Casio Privia Pro PX-560

Casio is renown for their great quality and affordable pricing. That being said, the Casio Privia Pro PX-560 is a little on the expensive side of things. And for good reason. This thing is a beast! With a color touch-screen interphase; navigating this digital piano is extremely easy. Performance is nothing to sneer at either. This piano offers assignment knobs for features such as reverb.

Features

  • 5.3 inch touchscreen interphase
  • 600 + sounds
  • 220 rhythms
  • Built-in speakers
  • USB port for midi interphase
  • Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action
  • Keys are heavier in the lower register, and lighter up top
  • Layering capabilities

  Price: Sits pretty at around $1200

 

Yamaha DGX-660

This 88 key modern piano is equipped with the latest technology. The DGX-660 Allows you to adjust lid (muting effect) and overall piano sound through the piano room feature.

You can also connect a microphone to the DGX-660 to sing along as you play.

Yamaha has also developed an impressive app for the iPad that is compatible with the DGX-660.

Features

  • 88 keys
  • Adjustable lid
  • Recording capabilities
  • Built-in USB Audio Recorder
  • Wireless adaptors from Yamaha stream audio and MIDI to and from your iOS device with compatible music apps
  • Digital display screen

Price: $800

Nord Electro 6

Nord is a well known brand revered by many artists for it’s insane key action sensitivity and great sound quality. This keyboard is more expensive then the others, but it does not disappoint.

The Nord Electro 6 has many features. The list below covers only general features.

Features

  • Seamless Transitions
  • 3 part multi-timbral
  • Split and Layer all 3 sections with optional Split Point Crossfades
  • OLED Display for excellent overview
  • Organize Mode for quickly rearranging programs, sounds and pages

Price: $2200-$3000

Alesis Recital Pro

The perfect instrument for beginner pianists. The quality of the Recital Pro is up there with the big boy and you can’t beat the price! Although, it lacks some of the ” bells and whistles” that are featured in other keyboards.

Features

  • A metronome built-in allowing you to practice at tempos between 30 and 280 bpm.
  • Can be powered by a wall adapter or batteries, great for portability and playing on-the-go.
  • Semi-weighted keys for a realistic feel. The pressure you put on the keys is linked to the volume just like on an acoustic piano.
  • 1/4 inch headphone jack so you can practice in private and not annoy those around you!
  • 20 watt built-in speakers which pack a fairly good punch, great for band practices and playing with others.
  • USB-MIDI compatible. Plug this into your laptop or computer and you can use this keyboard to control virtual instruments, opening up a world of different sounds and making it useful for beat making and producing music.
  • RCA Output to connect to an amplifier, great for bigger gigs or recording.
  • 88 keys, just like a real acoustic piano.

Price: $350

Korg B1SP

Great quality sound with a beautiful contemporary design.

The long speaker grill on the front adds more character to the piano and makes it stand out from other keyboards.

Features

  • 88 Natural Weighted Hammer action keyboard keys
  • 8 Accurate digitally sampled sounds Maximum polyphony 120 voices
  • Built-in stereo sound system (9 Watt x 2) with MFB Servo technology
  • Three pedals attach to the piano damper, sostenuto, and soft.(included)
  • Included is the Piano with furniture stand and 3 pedal board also comes with AC adapter sheet stand and piano bench

Price: $600

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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