The 10 Best Keyboards With Weighted Keys

Updated December 05, 2018 by Daniel Goldstein

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. If you're in the market for a keyboard, it's important that you know how much of a difference the action of the keys can make. Weighted keys are designed to approximate the tactile feel of an acoustic instrument. This is crucial if you hope to learn piano on your keyboard. Our list features the best models available, from entry level to pro tier. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best keyboards with weighted key on Amazon.

10. Yamaha P45 88

9. Kawai ES110

8. Yamaha DGX-660

7. Roland Juno DS-88

6. Korg Krome

5. Roland FA-08

4. Yamaha MX88

3. Yamaha CP4

2. Nord Piano 4

1. Nord Stage 3

Editor's Notes

December 04, 2018: While there are many keyboards with weighted keys available on the market, we mostly chose models designed primarily for piano-oriented keyboardists. There were a few synthesizers with weighted keys available, but for the most part, we avoided these. With that said, a pick like the Korg Krome does blur the line between synthesizer, workstation, and keyboard.


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Last updated on December 05, 2018 by Daniel Goldstein

Daniel Goldstein is a good for nothin’ rabble-rouser sticking it to the Man, man. Or so he likes to believe. More accurately, he’s a relatively domesticated young writer who also identifies as a musician and a teacher.


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