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Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by Aliboy, 14 Mar 2010.

  1. Aliboy

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    Can anyone recommend a semi decent one at around £150 for starting out on?

    Thanks in advance

    Al :D
     
  2. TaKeN

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    Logitech G15 can be had for around £70, the V1 was better though If I'm honest.
     
  3. Viper²

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    Yamaha always used to be best but it's ages since I played (badly).
     
  4. Tonyator

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    Mine was £20... You seem to have the jist of using one... seeing as you managed to type that post.... :p
     
  5. matthab

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    errrrrm think he meant the musical instrument?
     
  6. apeZ

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    woosh :rolleyes:

    Yamaha are your best bet, take a look at some of their entry level stuff.
     
  7. Aliboy

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    Sorry I should have said that at the start :D:D

    Yeah, it's the musical kind ;)

    Al :D
     
  8. Biohazard

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    :D
     
  9. Andelusion

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    There's a music forum, with a few threads already related to questions like this one.
     
  10. Raymond Lin

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    Keyboard or Piano ???
     
  11. Longbow

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    There are pianos for £150? :eek:
     
  12. Biohazard

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    :confused:
     
  13. kylew

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  14. Aliboy

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    Keyboard: as it needs to be portable and small enough to pop into my room at college :D

    Al :D
     
  15. kylew

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    Electric Pianos? They're not the same as keyboards technically speaking.
     
  16. Raymond Lin

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    I got a digital one for £300...in the grand scheme is not that far off. It's a Yamaha, hammer action, 88 keys and pedal is all one asks for, even have a MIDI out should i want to play Garage Band on my mac.

    I asked because it is totally different, if OP wants to play the piano then save up and get one, start on a keyboard and then move across is quite different/difficult, so i've been told.
     
  17. Aliboy

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  18. 2StepSteve

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    As with any keyboard look to learn the home row keys first.
     
  19. kylew

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    Indeed.

    http://www.synthesiagame.com/ is a great piece of software for learning piano.

    I Have the M-Audio keyboard my self and I couldn't recommend it more.