There are so many different types of keyboard on the market, shopping for the right one for your needs can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. Here, we will take a look at some of the best keyboards for professional or semi-professional musicians, and give you some tips to help when comparing different models.
Professional musicians will probably want to go for a model with a full-sized keyboard, although if space is limited it might be necessary to choose something slightly smaller. You should also check if the keyboard is compatible with your other equipment – check it can connect to your computer if you need it to.
One great keyboard is the Yamaha PSR s970. This keyboard has a range of great features which are ideal for using during live performances. It also features effects such as reverb and distortion, meaning it can produce a wide variety of sounds. The keyboard can replicate the sounds of a number of different instruments – in fact it has almost 1000 different voices!
You might also like to consider what built-in features your potential new keyboard has. Some commonly found useful features include a metronome, USB slot for saving your work and auto-accompaniment, which is ideal for leaving your hands free to work on the melody.
It’s important to look at the keyboard interface as a whole, to make sure you like its style. Ensure it is easy to understand and use, and that you can easily move the sliders and knobs.
The Korg KRONOS88 is another great choice for those looking for a comprehensive keyboard production station. It features 88 keys, with a real piano feel. It features smooth sound transition, to make changing from one sound to the next sound authentic and natural. The keyboard has a huge range of sounds, so there’s sure to be something for your every need.