Alright, this post is just to sort out my thoughts. Lately I have been contemplating to get a digital piano to replace my 8 year old keyboard. Unlike those shopping spree impulses that will just bug me for a night and I will forget about it the next day, I have been thinking about this for 2 weeks.
I have been using a Casio Keyboard CTK-5000 for leisure playing. It was bought for less than $300 (RRP $499) at an IT Show more than 8 years ago. My current keyboard has 5 sets of keys which are unweighted, and there’s no pedal for expression. It is also big, black and bulky.
The digital piano that captivated me is Casio Privia PX 1000. Released in 2019 and priced at $1150 (RRP $1399), it comes with 7 sets of weighted keys, sitting bench, tripedal unit system and other accessories. In contrast