Rating: The Yamaha YPG-235 keyboard is a great keyboard for beginners and for intermediate players who want more than 61 keys. With 76-keys & lots of beautiful styles, it is a real value for money keyboard.
When you start learning the keyboards, you are usually not sure whether you are going to learn it properly, and that is why many choose to buy a basic keyboard with touch sensitive keys. Over a period of time, as you become better and want to explore more styles and songs, the sixty-one keys can be limiting.
And that is when you decide to upgrade to a keyboard with more keys.
If you are a student who wants to begin learning or if you have relocated to a new place and want a board for practice, this comes across a very straightforward keyboard that has a good set of features, and also lets you record your own music.
This is more of a beginner keyboard and that is why it comes with the Yamaha education suite, which provides you with several keyboard lessons of various levels. You can read more on it here.
You also get 30 internal songs, plus about 70 pn the CD-ROM for practicing.
Several Styles & Variations
If you are an experienced player, you’ll appreciate the collection of styles and the variations provided (for the price of-course).
It also comes with a pitch bend wheel to add more expression to your playing.
The Master EQ has five different settings so that you can choose the best possible sound when listening to the keyboard from different systems such as the instrument's internal speakers, headphones, or an external speaker system.
The Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Keyboard features 76 piano-style keys, perfect incase you are looking for more than 61 keys. The key touch is graded soft touch. Besides using it for your piano playing, use it to record your own musical ideas using the built-in 6-track sequencer. If you are a beginner/novice player, the yamaha ypg235 will surely exceed your expectations!