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Yamaha NP-31

Posted: 03 Jul 2015, 00:22
by breakup
I have a Baldwin model R in my living room and my granddaughter (age 5) has expressed an interest in learning to play. So when she came out we would have a "lesson" where she mostly just made up her own songs. At one point she said that if she had a piano at her house she could practice more, so I bought this on for her to use.

It's relatively inexpensive new, it only has 77 keys but for the granddaughter I felt that was enough to learn on. It's touch sensitive, one of my basic requirements, but the volume does not vary as much in response to the force of striking the keys as a real piano. Also there is a big difference in the feel of the keys from the front to the back of the key, it seems to be harder to strike the keys toward the back of the keys. It does have a nice sound and for an inexpensive keyboard, it is quite adequate.

Re: Yamaha NP-31

Posted: 14 Nov 2015, 21:04
by Svitlana
Thank you for your recommendation. My sister now stand before a similar dilemma. Only with her daughter

Re: Yamaha NP-31

Posted: 29 Apr 2017, 13:47
by Barrie Heaton
thienlyma90 wrote:
25 Apr 2017, 12:00
Can anyone tell me is it suitable for beginners? I have two options; one of them is yamaha np31 and the other one is casio px 150. This will be my first time so I neend suggestion I am confused.
As they are not touch weighted no if you are going to buy a Keyboard to learn Piano on you need touch weighted keys so it feels like a real piano


Re: Yamaha NP-31

Posted: 15 Sep 2018, 07:04
by Principiante
For my yamaha is an excellent brand, I had a Yamaha NP-31 piano and I really enjoyed it a lot.
It was an excellent piano for beginners. Now I have been playing with a NP32 the new model, and is very good as well.
You can easily find the Yamaha NP31-32 for $300 or less, and for that amount of money you’ll be getting a pretty decent digital piano.
I like this review for Yamaha NP-32 digital piano (in spanish, sorry but it is mi mother tongue)
I hope enjoy