Posted by; MrEd

The quality level of the digitally-made accordion voices has increased so the need for the reed blocks and the maintenance for keeping them in tune, are decreasing.

Sounds like the same thing is happening with the accordion as is what happened to the acoustic piano with the hard push of the digital era.

I know several people that own stores that sell acoustic and digital pianos. All of them are selling way more digitals than acoustic. There are the di-hards who won't accept the digital grands and uprights. Just as it's happening with the digital accordion. Eventually they're going to get really darn close with the digital versions--then I'm sure things such as lighter weight, less upkeep, and so forth will be a driving force in their sales.

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