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All the musical instrument articles, guides, tutorials, and reviews at Higher Hz.

Casio CDP-S160 review

Casio has an excellent reputation for beginner keyboard pianos and continues to offer excellent value for money. One of the things that makes Casio so good for the beginner market is that they always push the limits of what’s possible on a tight budget.

Continuing that trend, Casio has released the CDP-S160, a successor to the popular CDP-S150. The newer model comes with a higher price tag, so I will find out if it’s worth the extra money and who it suits most in this review.

Yamaha Arius YDP-105 review

The YDP-105 is the successor to the YDP-103, Yamaha’s popular entry-level model. I will go through the best and worst things about the YDP-105 and see how it compares to its predecessor. I will also discuss who it suits most and if it’s worth upgrading for existing YDP-103 owners.

Donner DEP-20 review

Finding the best beginner keyboard piano is often more about the budget than quality. Ideally, you want to find a good mix of value for money and quality/quantity of features.

While Donner is relatively new to the keyboard piano market, they are well-versed in making beginner-friendly products. This review looks at the Donner DEP-20, a budget instrument aimed at first-time buyers.

Yamaha Arius YDP-165 review

In this Yamaha Arius YDP-165 review, I’ll discuss the latest addition to the popular Arius line-up. Yamaha’s Arius series of digital pianos has produced some of the best beginners to intermediate pianos. The YDP-165 is the successor to the YDP-164, so I’ll also discuss the difference between the two and which is the better option for potential buyers.

Squier 40th Anniversary Stratocaster Gold Edition review

There’s more to this guitar than its upscale features and eye-catching design.

If you want to find out what makes this Squier Strat model so special (especially concerning the price), make sure to read on.

Not only are we going to lay it all out in terms of grading its features, but we’re going to compare it with other similar options on the market.