My starter setup - Upgraded now to Kawai CA-58

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Westman77
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My starter setup - Upgraded now to Kawai CA-58

Post by Westman77 » Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:41 am

Just wanted to share.

Very cheap setup to get me started into the 88 keys world.

Enough to practise a bit. Gettin some better one as soon as i saved up enough.

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Re: My starter setup

Post by Gavala » Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:04 am

Them be a lot of keys in total Westman! Nice area though.

I went straight to 88 keys too so that I was future proofed. I got the Kawai ES8.

How do you get on with that keyboard stand and your knees?

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Re: My starter setup

Post by Westman77 » Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:38 am

Thx :D

The stand isn´t a problem.
I have enough space to sit in front to get a comfortable position without hitting it. :D

i 1st tried it with the keys on the table but that was way to high - got my wrists cranked in some strange way - was not good.

saving up for a roland fp-10 now. maybe i´ll upgrade that later with a proper stand, but i need to find a place for that.

not enough room in that corner for it so the keyboard stand will have to do it for a while :lol:
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Re: My starter setup

Post by sw1tch73ch » Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:13 pm

Nice setup.

Regarding the X Stand - I have long legs and do knock into those when I use them (at least the double braced X stands like yours). A z-stand or in my case, a furniture stand, keeps my knees out of trouble.
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Re: My starter setup

Post by Paulopedia » Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:16 pm

I'm tall. A Z-stand is infinitely better... and more stable. And you can put the pedal unit in a more natural position.

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Re: My starter setup - Upgraded now :)

Post by Westman77 » Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:30 am

Finally got some money and upgraded to a ROland FP-10 with a Z-Stand.

This thing is just awesome. :)

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Re: My starter setup - Upgraded now :)

Post by Westman77 » Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:40 am

Ok it might be a bit to early for me but it was at sale. so i HAD to get it:

Kawai CA-58

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The keys and the sound are awesome :D
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Re: My starter setup - Upgraded now to Kawai CA-58

Post by Jake69 » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:48 am

Congratulations! Kawai makes superb pianos. Enjoy!
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Re: My starter setup - Upgraded now to Kawai CA-58

Post by Westman77 » Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:54 am

Final Update.
Added a monitor and a laptop stand. The laptop display was way to small :D

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Re: My starter setup - Upgraded now to Kawai CA-58

Post by pcj2000 » Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:36 am

I am just about to have the same piano delivered - very excited!

I have a couple of quick questions - How does it work when you connect to the laptop? Can you use Bluetooth or is it wired? Also do the sound from the programme (on the laptop) also get played through the piano speakers (/headphones)?

Thanks

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