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Are You A Beginning Keyboard Player? Five Things To Consider Before Purchasing Your Digital Portable Keyboard

Digital portable keyboards are compact, easy to transport and make a great first instrument. You may not know the first thing about digital pianos or keyboards, or you might only know a little, but you are likely unsure about what exactly to look out for. If you are a beginner musician, or making a purchase for a beginner, here are five things to consider before making your digital portable keyboard purchase.

1. Price 

Digital keyboards are a great choice for a beginner musician as not only are they small and portable, the cost of them is low compared to larger instruments such as a digital piano. However, cheaper is not always better, so make sure to do a cost comparison between models.

2. Digital Compatibility

Before you make your digital portable keyboard purchase, think about how you will be using your keyboard to play and practice. Digital keyboards come with a variety of computer plug-ins and Bluetooth compatibilities, so make sure that the keyboard you purchase is compatible with your computer or phone.

3. Size

If it is a full range of keys and notes that you require, then a full-sized keyboard might be a better option than a portable keyboard. However, if you are a beginner, then the smaller range of keys on a portable model might actually be an advantage. They are easier to play with, and kids will find a small keyboard with fewer keys is easier to navigate and learn on. Smaller keyboards are less overwhelming, even if they have fewer notes. Many models come with pre-programmed sounds to help you learn to play as a beginner.

4. Sound

Of course, everyone wants instruments to sound amazing, even if they are beginners. Sound quality can vary, especially with cheaper models. Portable digital keyboards may come with small speakers and some may have better sound quality than others, so it is important to test them or buy from a trusted source.

5. Portability

If you are looking for a digital keyboard, portability likely is one of your biggest concerns. Being able to take your keyboard from school to home to lessons is key. While most digital keyboards are relatively portable, some models are more lightweight than others. Check the weight specs and talk to an expert for the best option for you as a beginner.

Portable digital keyboards are a great learner instrument. If you are a beginner, keep the above points in mind before buying a digital keyboard for a local supplier.