Home music production is not a new thing in India. As a matter of fact, most of the people that have made it in India’s music Industry began practicing the art as early as in their teenage years. Well, to do music at home you must have the right equipment for the job. Top on the list would be a starter keyboard with at least 61 music keyboard notes. Secondly, you would need a guitar and of course an Audio Interface and a couple of speakers. Well, in this piece we limit ourselves only to the keyboards.
So which are some of the best music keyboards in India? Basically, that is an open-end question, and the answer to that would depend on your budget. For starters in music, I like to limit myself to instruments below 15000 rs, and since this piece is about keyboards, I brought down the budget even lower to accommodate more people. Essentially, I reviewed all the best keyboard choices that you would have in India with a budget of between 5000 to 7000 Rupees.
Keep in mind that there are some better piano choices in India if you are willing to spend more money. But for a beginner, it makes sense to go with a cheap piano and then upgrade as you hone your skills. Have a look.
► Yamaha PSRF51 61-Keys Portable Keyboard
The Yamaha keyboard is not your standard ‘jiggle around with’ piano. If played by the right fingers, this longstanding instrument can be used for professional music production. Its basic interface paired with an array of voices and styles to choose from makes it one of the best music keyboards for beginners. Personally, I kind of liked its design, Yamaha made this piano in a casing that is comparable to that of a high-end music Keyboard. Here is a breakdown of all the noteworthy features in the PSRF51 portable keyboard model.
Sturdy and elegant design: Despite being an average entry-level piano, the PSRF51 keyboard is reasonably resilient and has a hardy build. The keyboard’s keys are quite taut, meaning that they can withstand long hours of playing without losing the tension. Design-wise, this keyboard has some slammed edges which give it a unique look.
Easy to Use: Compared to its competitors like the Casio CTK-2550, this piano is arguably the most suitable keyboard music instrument to go with as a beginner. First, it allows you to display your sheet music on its wide music rest for optimized legibility. Additionally, its dashboard is intuitive and hence won’t be that much of a hassle for a beginner. The Manufacturer color-coded the control panel in different colors and labeled all the functions for natural perception.
→ Wide choice of sounds and Ultra-clear sound output
Being a 61-Key Piano tells you that this keyboard does not limit you in terms of the musical notes that you want to hit with it. Notably, Yamaha scraped hundreds of voices from all over the world and installed them in this simple music keyboard. In total, the PSR-F51 houses at least 120 voices and 114 musical styles.
Together, these sounds give you limitless possibilities in your upcoming music projects. Moreover, the dual 2.5W sound amplifiers allow you to simulate realistic sounds regardless of your environment. In other words, this piano can play sounds clearly both in a full hall and a small bedroom.
→ Should you buy this Yamaha Keyboard?
If you are looking for a battery powered music keyboard, then this keyboard is one of the best choices you can ever make. It supports both rechargeable and non-rechargeable 1.5V AA or 1.2 V Ni-MH batteries. However, be informed that the battery slot can only fit 6 batteries. The battery functionality means that you can use the keyboard piano practically anywhere, even in the outdoors.
|Features||61 Keys | 120 Voices | 114 Styles | 30 Preset Songs | LED Display | 32 Polyphony | AWM Stereo Sampling|
|Power||AC Adaptor / 6 ×1.5V AA Size Battery|
|Effects||Reverb | Chorus | Panel Sustain|
|Functions||Lesson: Part Mute | Metronome | Tempo Range: 11 – 280 | Transpose: -12 to 0, 0 to +12 | Tuning|
|Preset||114 Styles | Multi Fingering | Style Control: Main, Fill-In|