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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
Hey,

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.
Danny

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