Yamaha YPG-235 Piano Keyboard Review

A piano keyboard is an excellent idea for anyone who does not have the room or the money for an actual piano. Whether the piano is just a hobby or if you are an aspiring musician, a piano keyboard could be just what you need.

If you are looking for a quality piano keyboard, the Yamaha YPG-235 piano keyboard Portable Grand Piano Premium Pack is a great choice.

Here's what you will find:

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Keyboard Features

Yamaha YPG-235 Keyboard(Click the image to enlarge) If you feel that your current piano keyboard does not have enough keys, this keyboard is the solution to your problems. This Yamaha piano keyboard has 76 keys that are not weighted. The keys look like the keys on a real piano’s keyboard. The keys have a Graded Soft Touch, each with different levels of resistance. This allows for an easy switch to a digital piano or an acoustic piano. When you are playing on this keyboard, it will feel as though you are playing on a traditional one.

Yamaha YPG-235 Keyboard BackFull Keyboard Mode: The Yamaha YPG-235 makes it as though you are playing a real piano. Traditional piano keyboards require the player to chord on the left side of the keyboard in the bass section. This is foreign to those who are used to playing on a real piano. The Yamaha YPG-235 allows the player to play bass notes with the left hand and chords with the right hand.

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Teaching Features

The Yamaha YPG-235 is an excellent keyboard piano for those learning to play the piano. This system comes with 30 built-in songs. It also contains a CD-ROM which contains 70 more which you can learn to play using the Yamaha Education Suite. The reason this keyboard is exceptional for learning is that the songs are separated into the right hand and left-hand parts. It offers seven levels of lessons, including a convenient chord directory. There are three keyboard lessons for each hand.

Waiting Mode: This function stops the playback of a song until you play the correct note. When you have done that, the song will continue.

Your Tempo Mode: This function allows you to learn the correct notes and learn to time as well. The tempo speed of the song will vary depending on the speed that you are playing. When you play the wrong notes, the song will slow down. This allows you to learn as fast or slow as you need to.

Minus One Mode: This mode allows you to play along while listening to the music. It helps you to perfect your technique.

Lesson Grading: This system will act as a teacher and actually give you a grade for each lesson as you practice. You can watch your grades get higher as you learn.

Repeat and Learn: This function will set the song back four measures when you make a mistake. Playback will begin after a one measure count. This will allow you to keep practicing the same section of the lesson until you have it perfect.

Chord Dictionary: This function shows you how to play the cords and it also shows you which chords that you are playing. The notes and the chords will be shown on the LCD screen.

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Sound Quality Features

The Yamaha YPG-235 has more precision, clarity, and power than most other piano keyboards on the market today. This keyboard has a 2-way speaker system. Due to the separate woofers and tweeters, the sound is more clear and the instrument voices are more lifelike.

This keyboard does not have just two speakers, this keyboard offers a true stereo with true stereo sound. This keyboard has a special port on each speaker for a bass boost system. This adds a powerful sound to the bass sound reproduction. The Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) on this keyboard uses technology to make the sound of the keyboard incredibly realistic.

Thanks to the Digital Signal Processing (DCP) that the Yamaha YPG-235 offers, the sound quality of the digital effects of the harmony, reverb, and chorus is enhanced to the maximum level.

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6 Track Sequencer

This function allows you to record your own music. The Yamaha YPG-235 has a built-in multi-track recorder. It allows you to record one or many instrumental parts at a time. You are also allowed to assign each part a different track.

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Pros of the Yamaha YPG-235:

  • Excellent quality for the price.
  • Amazing sound system.
  • Excellent for beginner and intermediate players.
  • The learning system can help a person who has never played before learn.
  • There are hundreds of instrumental sounds.
  • Accessories made by other brands work with this system.
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Cons of the Yamaha YPG-235:

The stand is not very sturdy.

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If you are looking for an excellent keyboard with actual piano quality, excellent speaker sounds, and a learning tool that can have you playing like a pro in no time, the Yamaha YPG-235 is the piano keyboard for you.

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