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Piano Buying Guide

The Normans team have put together a completely FREE independent guide to buying a digital piano. The guide includes: common piano jargon explained, frequently asked questions about buying a piano, information on purchasing a digital piano online, as well as a guide to the best stage and digital pianos under £1,000 and over £1,000. 

Contents of the guide:

Digital Piano Jargon Buster
If you are not familiar with 'piano talk' there are a few key terms you will need to understand when shopping! We have explained a list of the most common terms used when talking about pianos. Such as: polyphony, touch sensitive, recording, weighted keys, MIDI, USB, AUX, voices, styles, transpose, split and dual. 

Frequently Asked Questions
Our sales team have put together a list of the most common questions customers ask when buying a digital piano. The questions include:

  • Which polyphony do I need to choose?
  • Should I stick with the well known brands?
  • Is a digital piano as good as an acoustic?
  • What is the difference between a stage piano and a digital piano?
  • Where should I put my new digital piano?
  • How long will a digital piano last for?

A guide to buying a digital piano online 
Some of you may find buying something as large and expensive as a piano, online, a little bit daunting. We have some top tips on what to look for, how to shop and who to shop from. In this section we hope to put your mind at rest about buying online. 

Top Digital Pianos
This is where we move on to talk about specific models and brands of pianos. We have picked our top 5 digital pianos under £1,000 and over £1,000, including the best student models, and our opinion on what you get for your money. We also have a guide to the best stage pianos too!