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#302926 - 08/08/07 10:14 AM Buy Roland GW7/EXR5/Yamaha PSR 50?
Danny0 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/07
Posts: 2
Loc: UK

I'm looking to buy a keyboard in the UK for under 400 off the net.

I'm a "grade 8" standard pianist, looking for a keyboard thats great for playing some 'rock' type music or classical pieces - as well as to compose to a decent standard.

I'm a University student so I don't want to have to carry around an an amp - does the GW7 have speakers? I need to have something thats "fairly" portable.

I was looking at the
- Roland GW7 (~330)
- Yamaha PSR S500 (~360)
- Roland EXR 5 (~320)

I would be adding pedals and such, and am interested in the depth of sound.

I used a Roland a few years back in a Rock School type thing and loved the sound quality.

What would you suggest?

Thanks in advance.

#302927 - 08/09/07 07:20 PM Re: Buy Roland GW7/EXR5/Yamaha PSR 50?
keysvocalssax Offline

Registered: 03/12/06
Posts: 845
Loc: Miami FL nov-may/Lakeville CT ...
the GW7 has no speakers. between the exr5 and the s500 is no contest imo..the s500 is far better except for one thing: on s500 choice is between drums only and full accompaniment, no in-between or muting trax.. on exr5 drums, drums/bass, combo, and full. if speakers were not an issue then the GW7 would compare favorably, as it also has that feature plus in other ways much better than exr5. are using a computer to send your query, right? you needn't be asking if gw7 has speakers..just google roland gw7 or any kb and your spec questions are answered.

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