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Beginner's Gear Guide: Keyboards
Ready to start playing the keyboard? Find the right one with this guide.

With so many types to choose from, picking out your first keyboard can be complicated. Some beginner keyboardists want the closest thing to practicing on a real acoustic grand: an authentic-feeling digital piano. Other beginners may get inspired by jamming along with the built-in songs and rhythm patterns on a personal keyboard.

Want to branch out into new sounds? You might dig a performance synthesizer with tons of tweakable tones and effects. For budding composers, arranger keyboards offer higher-quality sounds with sophisticated backing tracks, while workstation keyboards have tools for layering tracks and recording your own music right within the keyboard.

Once you've chosen the perfect keyboard, you'll need a few extras: damper pedals, keyboard stands, cases or bags, benches, cables, and perhaps a keyboard amplifier. Need help finding the perfect keyboard or accessories? Just call 1-800-ZZOUNDS for expert gear advice and recommendations.
Personal Keyboards for Beginners
Personal keyboards offer lightweight portability at a price that's practical for families, beginners, or casual players. Many models can even run on batteries, with an optional AC adapter power cord. These affordable keyboards have built-in speakers, and they come loaded with a wealth of sounds, "styles," rhythm patterns, and built-in songs to help you learn to play.

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Casio SA76 44-Key Keyboard
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Casio LK165 Lighted Keyboard, 61-Key
 
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Yamaha YPT-240 Portable Keyboard, 61-Key
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Digital Pianos for Beginners
Digital pianos offer realistic acoustic-piano sound in a sleek package, and higher-end models have fully-weighted hammer-action keys that feel like the real deal. When portability is key, smaller "stage pianos" are a great fit. Larger "home" digital pianos deliver the look of an upright piano without the cost -- ideal for churches, performance spaces, or your living room.

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Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Keyboard
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Casio PX-350 Privia Digital Stage Piano (88-Key)
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Workstations and Arranger Keyboards for Beginners
Workstations and arrangers are at the top of the keyboard food chain, with tons of sounds and effects, plus built-in sequencers or audio recorders that let you compose and produce music right on the keyboard. While workstations or arranger synths are often beyond a beginner's budget, these entry-level models are a great place to start. See more Workstations and Arrangers »
Korg KROSS 61 Mobile Workstation Keyboard, 61-Key
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Casio WK-7600 Keyboard, 76-Key
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Yamaha PSR-S650 Arranger Workstation Keyboard
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Korg microARRANGER Keyboard Workstation, 61-Key
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Performance Synthesizers for Beginners
Want to add classic analog-synth textures to your music, create new sounds from scratch, or tweak existing samples beyond recognition? If so, a performance synth is the right tool for the job. Smaller, lighter, and more affordable than most workstations, performance synthesizers are practical for gigging bands that need keys for live shows.

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Arturia MicroBrute Analog Synthesizer Keyboard
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Korg MicroKorg Analog-Modeling Synthesizer and Vocoder ...
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Casio XW-P1 Performance Keyboard Synthesizer, 61-Key
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MIDI Controller Keyboards for Beginners
If you already have music-production or DAW software (such as Apple's GarageBand) on your computer, the most affordable way to start playing keyboards may be with a MIDI controller. These MIDI controller keyboards don't make any sound on their own -- they connect to your computer via USB, and trigger sounds stored in your software's virtual instruments. When choosing a MIDI controller, consider how many keys you'll need: 61, 76, or a full 88 for playing piano and organ sounds, or 25, 37, or 49 if you'll be doing one-handed synth parts or bass lines. Many MIDI controllers have more than just a keyboard -- they've got drum pads and sliders that can help you take hands-on control of your software.

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Alesis QX25 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller (25-Key)
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Alesis Q88 USB MIDI Keyboard Controller, 88-Key
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Keyboard Stands, Amplifiers, and More
Every keyboardist needs a few extras. We've got a wide selection of keyboard stands and benches, keyboard amplifiers and instrument cables, damper/sustain pedals, and bags and cases perfectly sized to fit your board. Need help finding the right cord, power adapter, or keyboard cover? Looking for that elusive MIDI Thru box? Give us a call at 1-800-ZZOUNDS for expert advice.

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