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Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by Zuzax, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Zuzax

    Zuzax Tele-Afflicted

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    Recommendations needed on keyboard/synth for home screwing around and light amateur recording.

    I’m currently looking in the Yamaha MX49 and MX61 range of price/size/function to keep physical size down but still have a versatile range of tones from piano to horns to very synth-y. I’m planning to plug it into my mixer and have the noise come out my monitors.

    Trying to stay in the mid to low hundreds. Maybe find something gently used on Reverb?
     
  2. uriah1

    uriah1 Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Are those weighted. I like a good horn and piano.
    Sometimes small synths have small keys that will
    bug you in the long haul
    Wish you luck.
     
  3. bluzkat

    bluzkat Tele-Holic

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    Maybe consider a MIDI keyboard, there are many exceptional software synths and virtual instruments available (many for free).
     
  4. Deepblankspace

    Deepblankspace TDPRI Member

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    I have a roland jd-xi. 4 channel groovebox with keys.

    Had an mc505, great machine just needs a midi controllers

    Ide go the groovebox route if tou just want 1 toy to mess with
     
  5. Matthias

    Matthias Friend of Leo's

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    I have a Korg D1 stage piano for its weighted action. It doesn’t have many sounds but works well as a midi controller for recording through a DAW.

    It needs speakers, too. But for a weighted 88-key digital piano it’s pretty compact (but still heavy).
     
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