My eldest daughter just started taking piano lessons and we had a difficult time deciding which piano to buy. There seemed to be a dearth of piano reviews so I will share our decision making process with you and hopefully save you some time and money!
Acoustic or Digital Piano?
This is the FIRST decision you need to make!
Unless your are some kind of concert pianist virtuoso that MUST have an acoustic piano…The digital pianos with weighted keys are plenty good enough to learn how to play piano on.
They are a very heavy piece of furniture that once owned are not that easy to move or sell wear out and need to be maintained and tuned.
I’ve been playing keys for years and owned a few acoustic pianos in that time period. Though playing a REAL piano is always nice when they are in good condition and in tune, I play my Yamaha MOX8 that I bought used for $1000 almost every day…with headphones so I don’t disturb anyone else..
My 2 cents stick with digital at least a few years until you are sure you absolutely want a REAL piano. The digitals are also a lot easier to sell because they can be picked up and stuffed in the back seat of a st