When many people think of a piano now they think of thin black electric pianos. These devices are powered with an onboard computer that produces tones based on what key is pressed. They are not a traditional piano as the sound comes from a speaker and not a string being played. It provides a different quality of sound but it comes with many benefits.
Electric pianos are often the most affordable type of piano. This leads many people to get them as starter pianos. Their small size and easy to transport design makes them desirable to a lot of musicians. High quality speakers have made this type of piano much better performing than its past counterparts. You can also change the sound so that you can replicate many different piano sounds. You can also add background music, making the piano very flexible.
For those that like to record their music, you can plug a USB device into many electric pianos and record all of your compositions. You can also re-listen to past practices and see how you have improved.
A major benefit that helps to make electric pianos so popular is the fact that you can plug in headphones and all of the sudden you don’t need to worry about disturbing anyone in your house, or in a neighboring apartment. These types of pianos are affordable and very attractive to customers. They are also one of the most commonly purchased pianos in the modern musical world.