The "Which keyboard should i get?" Overview // Read first!

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    I've noticed how people post the same exact question over and over again...

    Which keyboard should i get? I have xxx,xx moneyz and what can i get?
    I play in a rock band... which keyboard should i get... etc etc...

    Well first of all - try searching the forums before you ask a question that's been
    answered a million times already. I'm almost sure we covered every aspect of music and/or budget.

    But anyhow... I'll try to write some kind of an overview in the next few days and stick it up
    this subforum or under this thread.

    edit (Ian) - I've uploaded Skipp's excellent guide in several parts to the article section - you can read it here:
    https://www.keyboardforums.com/buying-keyboard-f85.html
     
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    That's a lot of work. Did you write it yourself?
     
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    Yea I did... and it's not that much. Took me 2 hours maybe. I just type faster then I think hehe
     
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    wow, thats pretty impressive lol.
     
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    That is mighty Skipp. So much effort put in, and it will really help a lot of keyboard players.

    Very well set out, extensively explained, and very easy to follow.

    Looking to buy a new keyboard meself at the moment, and this will be a great help.

    Your little document has now become my keyboard Bible lol
     
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    Glad to be of help :)
     
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    Wow, that is an AMAZING article Skipp! :D :D :D Really fantastic work there - I'm impressed!

    Would it be helpful if I added an "article" section to the website? I could add a button at the top of the page which goes to a list of articles, displayed in article format (rather than as a forum) - plus links for people to comment on it etc...? There could also be links to the latest articles added to the sidebar.
     
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    There's a website!? lol
     
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    lol, sorry I mean the forums here :)
     
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    Well if you have the will and the time to chop the guide into articles then sure. Go right ahaid :)
     
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    I'll start work on adding a new article section this afternoon :)
     
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    I've added this now - thanks Skipp!
     
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    Huzzah for me and the admin that actually spent his time chopping the PDF :D
     
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    lovely article i'm glad i checked this :]
    for that to be on the top of your head you must be really experienced
     
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    No. I actually make stuff up on the way :D
     
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    wow this is a really useful guide. but I am wondering: what is a sampler (korg microsampler for example)?
     
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    Well, the name explains it all actually :)

    A sampler is a device that can play your own samples - not just the sounds
    that come as a factory presets.

    Those are called ROMplers - since they can only reproduce sounds placed in
    the factory ROM
     
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    thanks
     
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