Product Type: Yamaha keyboards and synthesizers
Newest Review: ... np-30, despite having 10 voices, had touch-sensitive keys and a longer keyboard length (76 keys), perfect for learning piano on. The pian... more
Brillant quality of sound
Member Name: Jakester349
Advantages: 76 keys
Disadvantages: Could have been longer
When I bought this from a music store, I had a choice between: the np-30 and another, smaller keyboard. Needless to say that bought it, this was as the np-30, despite having 10 voices, had touch-sensitive keys and a longer keyboard length (76 keys), perfect for learning piano on. The piano weighs about as much as my accordion so it really easy to transport, the body of the instrument is tough too. The speakers deliver brilliantly clear sounds and I use a male-male audio cable to record onto audacity with perfect results. The sleak design is very attractive compared to other models.
I was dissapointed by the fact it was 76 keys, a major improvement would be to extend the range to 88 keys. And also a metronome display - involving: bpm and beats/bar. Changing voices is very fiddily whilst playing due to the key actvated controls.
Despite it's few flaws, it is still a brilliant product.
Summary: This product is one of my favorite instruments.